Mooihoek Farm


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Südafrika / Mpumalanga, Provinz / Ehlanzeni, Distrikt / Lydenburg / Mooihoek Farm


Platin-Eisen-Magnesium Dunit quert zylindrische Pipe, welche die Schichten des Bushveld Komplex durchschlägt.(Über-kritische Zone). Magnesium Dunit wird von eisen-reichem Wehrlit und Klinopyroxen Pegmatit gequert.

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Mooihoek Farm

Mooihoek Farm

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 24.574256° S, 
Long: 30.141828° E
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 24° 34' 27.322" S,
   Long: 30° 8' 30.581" E
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Mooihoek Farm, Lydenburg, Ehlanzeni, Mpumalanga, ZA
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Minerals (Count: 36)

Rocks (Count: 4)

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Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Cabri, Hall (1972). Haycockit, Mooihoekit. Amer.Miner. 57, 689. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Rowland, J.F. & Hall, S.R. (1973). The crystal structure of haycockite, Cu4Fe5S8. Am. Min., 58, 1110 abst.
  • Rowland, J.F. & Hall, S.R. (1975.) Haycockite, Cu4Fe5S8: a superstructure in the chalcopyrite series. Acta crystall. B31, 2105-12.
  • Cabri, Feather (1975). Tetraferroplatin. Can. Miner. 13, 117. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Rudashevsky, N.S., Avdontsev, S.N., & Dneprovskaya, M.B. (1992). Evolution of PGE mineralization in hortonolitic dunites of the Mooihoek and Onverwacht pipes, Bushveld Complex. Min. Petrol., 47(1), 37-54.
  • Daltry, V.D.C. (1997). Mineralogy of S Africa: Type-Mineral Species and Type-Mineral Names, Council For Geoscience, Geol. Survey of S Africa, Handbook 15.