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Neuschwaben Farm 73 (Neu Schwaben), Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibiai
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Neuschwaben Farm 73 (Neu Schwaben)Farm
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° 5' 34'' South , 15° 54' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -22.09304,15.90786
GeoHash:G#: kk563fpf8
Locality type:Farm
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Tourmaline mine that produced dark blue tourmaline. Closed in the 1950s. A nearby locality contained purplish-cranberry colored tourmaline ("siberite").

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8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 418 pp. (in English)
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 418 pp. (in English)
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 51.
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 508 pp. (in English)
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 418 pp. (in English)
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 527 pp. (in English)
Elbaite var: Siberite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 418 pp. (in English)
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2003). Sidney Pieters (1920–2003). Rocks & Minerals, 78(5), 360-361.
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 418 pp. (in English)
'Pegmatite'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 418 pp. (in English)
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 418 pp. (in English)
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2003). Sidney Pieters (1920–2003). Rocks & Minerals, 78(5), 360-361.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 418 pp. (in English)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Microlite Group4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Amblygonite'8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Morganite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
var: Siberite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Indicolite-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Pegmatite-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Morganite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Elbaite
var: Siberite
-Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Pegmatite'-
Quartz
var: Rose Quartz
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
LiLithium
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Be Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FeIron
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n

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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Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3184300
Precambrian-Phanerozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Damara Granites

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3310126

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Metamorphic

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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