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Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia

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Detailed Mineral List:


Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Apachite
Formula: Cu9Si10O29 · 11H2O
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Beyerite
Formula: Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
'commodity:Iron'
Formula: Fe
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lanarkite
Formula: Pb2(SO4)O
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Namibite
Formula: Cu(BiO)2(VO4)(OH)
Plancheite
Formula: Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Shattuckite
Formula: Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sulphohalite
Formula: Na6(SO4)2FCl
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
'Wad'
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.

References

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Niedermayr, G. & Schnaitmann, E. A. (2010): Neuigkeiten aus Namiba. Mineralien-Welt 21 (6), 89-96.
Schnaitmann, E. A. & Jahn, S. (2010): Mineralien aus Schürfen im Kaokoveld, Namibia. Mineralien-Welt 21 (2), 78-90.
Bowell, R. J. et al. (2013): Minerals of the Kaokoveld District, Kunene Region, Namibia. Mineralogical Record 44, 485-504.
Ermolina, O. S.; Belogub, E. V.; Khvorov, P. V.; Bowell, R. Dzh.; Egorova, L. (2013): Hypergenic minerals in copper-zinc ore occurrences of Koakoland [sic] area (Kunene region, Namibia). Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 142, 75-87 (in Russian).

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