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Cassiterite prospect, Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe; Klein Spitzkoppe), Spitzkopje Area, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibiai
Regional Level Types
Cassiterite prospectProspect
Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe; Klein Spitzkoppe)Mountain
Spitzkopje AreaMountain Area
KaribibConstituency
Erongo RegionRegion
NamibiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
21° South , 14° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~8km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:


Located on the Northwestern flank of Klein Spitzkopje.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Min Rec 36:4 pp317-335
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2005) Famous Mineral Localities: Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia. Mineralogical Record 36(4) 333 pp;
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Min Rec 36:4 pp317-335
Chenevixite
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Min Rec 36:4 pp317-335
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Min Rec 36:4 pp317-335
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Min Rec 36:4 pp317-335
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Min Rec 36:4 pp317-335
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Min Rec 36:4 pp317-335
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Min Rec 36:4 pp317-335
Shattuckite
Formula: Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Reference: Min Rec 36:4 pp317-335

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chenevixite8.DD.05Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Shattuckite9.DB.40Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Chenevixite42.7.10.1Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Shattuckite65.1.7.1Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
H ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
O ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
FeIron
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
AsArsenic
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2

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Cairncross, B. (2005) Famous Mineral Localities: Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia. Mineralogical Record 36(4) 333 pp.


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