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Outjo, Outjo District, Kunene Region, Namibiai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 6' 31'' South , 16° 9' 16'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -20.10861,16.15444
GeoHash:G#: kk7mxe76c
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


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African Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Amir Akhavan Collection
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Amir Akhavan Collection
Quartz var: Pietersite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Amir Akhavan Collection
'Tiger's Eye'
Description: The "tiger's eye" from this locality is pietersite, a chalcedony with embedded amphibole fibers that shows a similar moving shine and similar colors.
Reference: (M Kampf collection)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Pietersite4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Tiger's Eye ?-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Pietersite-SiO2
'Tiger's Eye' ?-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Pietersite)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Pietersite)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Ediacaran - Cryogenian
541 - 720 Ma



ID: 3306663

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 720 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary and volcaniclastic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3190685
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Damara Supergroup

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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