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Otjosondu

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Namibia / Otjozondjupa, Region / Otjosondu

Jour­ney De­scrip­tion

150km NO von Okahandja. Ausdehnung über ein Gebiet von 240km2. Bedeckt einige Farmen O und NO des Otjosondu Hill.

Kind of Ex­po­sure

Quarry (old)

Ge­ol­o­gy

Mn-Lagerstätte.

GPS Co­or­d­i­nates

Otjosondu



Otjosondu

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 21.242916° S, 
Long: 17.880884° E
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 21° 14' 34.498" S,
   Long: 17° 52' 51.182" E
Local weather information, Macrostrat geological map

Mineralienatlas short URL

https://www.mineralatlas.eu/?l=15767
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Shortened path specification

Otjosondu, Otjozondjupa, NA
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Important: Before entering this or any other place of discovery you should have a permission of the operator and/or owner. Likewise it is to be respected that necessary safety precautions are kept during the visit.

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Minerals (Count: 32)

Mineral images (3 Images total)

Calderit
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Calderit

Bildbreite: 3,4 cm, Fundort: Otjosondu, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia.

Copyright: Dan Weinrich
Contribution: thdun5 2009-11-10
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Calderit
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Calderit (SNr: B001952)

Vielflächige braune Kristalle, BB = 3 cm, Fundort: Otjosondu, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Heribert Rotter
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2012-03-28
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Bixbyit
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Bixbyit (SNr: A008 127)

schwarze, blockige Kristalle, vergesellschaftet mit Braunit von Otjosondu in Namibia, die Stufe ist mit EDX analysiert

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2016-01-07
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External Databases

min­dat.org

https://www.mindat.org/loc-2429.html

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Literatur:

  • VERMASS, F.H.S. (1952): Manganese-iron garnet from Otjosondu, South-West Africa. Min. Mag. 29, 946-51.
  • DUNN, P.J. (1979): On the validity of calderite. Can. Min., Vol.17, S.569-71.
  • Lapis 33 (11), 12.
  • Anthony et al. (1995). Handbook of Mineralogy, 2, 107.
  • Cairncross, B. (2004). Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals of S Africa: 47.
  • Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Mineralien und Fundstellen. Ed. Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, S.367-368.

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