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Cordierite from
Gamsberg Area, Khomas Region, Namibia

Locality type:Area
Classification
Species:Cordierite
Formula:(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 510 pp. (in English)
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cordierite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Gamsberg Area, Khomas Region, Namibia
Nearest other occurrences of Cordierite
96.2km (59.8 miles) A Gorob Mine, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia
158.9km (98.8 miles) B Henderson Mine (Anderson Mine), Naob Farm 69, Usakos, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
191.0km (118.7 miles) C Walvis Bay (Walvisbaai), Erongo Region, Namibia
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