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Kuruman

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Südafrika / Nordkap (Northern Cape), Provinz / Kalahari Manganese Field / Kuruman

Journey Description

Stadt mit 13.000 Einwohnern.

Exposure description

Verschiedene mineralische Rohstoffe werden hier abgebaut, z.B. Manganerz, Eisenerz und die weltweit größten Mengen an Krokydolith (blauer Asbest).

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Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Field, Nordkap, ZA
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N'Chwaning
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N'Chwaning
Traum aller Mineralienaammler : das Manganbergwerk von N'Chwaning
Copyright: giantcrystal; Contribution: Stefan
Location: Südafrika/Nordkap (Northern Cape), Provinz/Kalahari Manganese Field/Kuruman/N'Chwaning Mines (NChwaning Mines)
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N'Chwaning

Traum aller Mineralienaammler : das Manganbergwerk von N'Chwaning

Copyright: giantcrystal
Contribution: Stefan 2009-11-04

You find additional specimen at the Geolitho Museum

Mineral images (372 Images total)

Inesit
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Inesit
Bildbreite: ca. 1 cm, Fundort: N'Chwaning, Kalahari Manganfeld, Nordkap-Provinz, Südafrika
Copyright: Dan Weinrich; Contribution: thdun5
Location: Südafrika/Nordkap (Northern Cape), Provinz/Kalahari Manganese Field/Kuruman/N'Chwaning Mines (NChwaning Mines)
Mineral: Inesite
Image: 1274899662
Rating: 6.5 (votes: 2)
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Inesit

Bildbreite: ca. 1 cm, Fundort: N'Chwaning, Kalahari Manganfeld, Nordkap-Provinz, Südafrika

Copyright: Dan Weinrich
Contribution: thdun5 2010-05-26
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Bixbyit, N'Chwaning II, Südafrika, Tucson 2014
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Bixbyit, N'Chwaning II, Südafrika, Tucson 2014
Bixbyit, 3 cm, aus N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari, Südafrika, im Angebot im InnSuites Hotel, Tucson 2014
Copyright: Manganit; Contribution: Manganit
Collection: Jürgen Wesiger
Location: Südafrika/Nordkap (Northern Cape), Provinz/Kalahari Manganese Field/Kuruman/N'Chwaning Mines (NChwaning Mines)/N'Chwaning II Mine
Mineral: Bixbyite group
Image: 1394430433
Rating: 6 (votes: 2)
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Bixbyit, N'Chwaning II, Südafrika, Tucson 2014

Bixbyit, 3 cm, aus N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari, Südafrika, im Angebot im InnSuites Hotel, Tucson 2014

Collection: Jürgen Wesiger
Copyright: Manganit
Contribution: Manganit 2014-03-10
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Rhodochrosit
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Rhodochrosit
Fundort: N'chwaning, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, Südafrika,; Grröße: 5 x 4 x 4 cm, ex. Smlg. Dr. Kiel
Copyright: Millerit; Contribution: Millerit
Collection: Millerit, Collection number: 201
Location: Südafrika/Nordkap (Northern Cape), Provinz/Kalahari Manganese Field/Kuruman/N'Chwaning Mines (NChwaning Mines)
Mineral: Rhodochrosite
Image: 1417020411
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Rhodochrosit (SNr: 201)

Fundort: N'chwaning, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, Südafrika,; Grröße: 5 x 4 x 4 cm, ex. Smlg. Dr. Kiel

Collection: Millerit
Copyright: Millerit
Contribution: Millerit 2014-11-26
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Minerals (Count: 103)

Rocks (Count: 6)

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Kuruman

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Literatur:

  • Beukes, N.J. (1984) Sedimentology of the Kuruman and Griquatown Iron-formations, Transvaal Supergroup, Griqualand West, South Africa. Precambrian Research 24: 47-84.
  • Am. Min. (1995): 80: 377-86.
  • Min. Rec. (1996): 27: 203-204.
  • Armbruster, T., et al. (2002). Min. Mag.: 66: 137-50.
  • Wahle, M.W., Bujnowski, T.J., Guggenheim, S., Kogure, T. (2010): Guidottiite, the Mn-analogue of cronstedtite: A new serpentine group mineral from South Africa. Clays and Clay Minerals, 58, 364-78.

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) ruTVWcFKfUW2VZK2rJfcxA
GUID (Global unique identifier) 59D5E4AE-4AC1-457D-B655-92B6AC97DCC4
Database ID 55312