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Mpwapwa District (Mpwampwa), Dodoma Region, Tanzaniai
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Mpwapwa District (Mpwampwa)District
Dodoma RegionRegion
TanzaniaCountry

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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Mpwapwa19,806 (2016)
Kibakwe19,526 (2016)
Kongwa11,840 (2016)
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mpwa-Mpwa


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10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hintze, J. (2009): Tiefgrüne Sphene aus Tansania. Lapis 34 (10), 29-30.
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'
Reference: Van King
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Hintze, J. (2009): Tiefgrüne Sphene aus Tansania. Lapis 34 (10), 29-30.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Schmetzer, K., Radl, W. & Schwarz, D. (2009): Winza ein neues Rubinvorkommen in Tansania. Lapis 34 (5), 41-46.; Keulen, Nynke et al (2014) Determination of the origin of corundum (ruby and sapphire) from Tanzania by geochemical fingerprinting. 31st Nordic Geological Meeting, Lund Sweden.
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Schmetzer, K., Radl, W. & Schwarz, D. (2009): Winza ein neues Rubinvorkommen in Tansania. Lapis 34 (5), 41-46.
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Schmetzer, K., Radl, W. & Schwarz, D. (2009): Winza ein neues Rubinvorkommen in Tansania. Lapis 34 (5), 41-46.
Fluoro-pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Reference: Gunnar Färber
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Forsterite var: Peridot
Formula: Mg2SiO4
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Schmetzer, K., Radl, W. & Schwarz, D. (2009): Winza ein neues Rubinvorkommen in Tansania. Lapis 34 (5), 41-46.
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: http://www.gemologyonline.com/Forum/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=6001&highlight=winza
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
'Mica Group'
Reference: http://www.gemologyonline.com/Forum/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=6001&highlight=winza
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Schmetzer, K., Radl, W. & Schwarz, D. (2009): Winza ein neues Rubinvorkommen in Tansania. Lapis 34 (5), 41-46.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hintze, J. (2009): Tiefgrüne Sphene aus Tansania. Lapis 34 (10), 29-30.
'Scapolite'
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Fluoro-pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
var: Peridot9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Marialite9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Mica Group'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Pargasite66.1.3a.12{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Marialite76.3.1.1Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'-
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
Fluoro-pargasite-{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Forsterite
var: Peridot
-Mg2SiO4
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Mica Group'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CorundumAl2O3
O Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Forsterite (var: Peridot)Mg2SiO4
FFluorine
F Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Mg Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Forsterite (var: Peridot)Mg2SiO4
AlAluminium
Al Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Forsterite (var: Peridot)Mg2SiO4
ClChlorine
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
CaCalcium
Ca Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O

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