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Which minerals are mined in Zimbabwe?

Which minerals are mined in Zimbabwe?

Minerals mined in Zimbabwe and their properties.

diamond
Diamond is mainly found in the Chiadzwa area of Manicaland in Zimbabwe

These are Minerals mined in Zimbabwe. 

Agate Battlefields SiO2 silicon dioxide
Adamite Sanyati mine Zn2AsO4OH
Angelisite Sanyati mine PbCu[(OH)2|SO4]
Andalusite Karoi Al2SiO5
Anhydrite Norah mine CaSO4
Anthophyllite Sanyati ☐Mg2Mg5Si8O22(OH)2
Arucite Ethel Mine, Mutorashanga
Aragonite Mangula Mine, Mhangura, CaCO3
Antimony Kadoma Sb2O3
Arsenic Kadoma H3AsO4 or AsH3O4
Beryl Hurungwe Be3Al2(SiO3)6
Bornite Mangula Mine, Cu5FeS4
Bismuth Kadoma [Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s2 6p3
Coal Strange’s deposits, Mashambanzou
Cobalt Great dyke, Mhangura mines [Ar] 3d7 4s2
Copper Mangula Mine, Mhangura, Great Dyke [Ar] 3d10 4s1
Chalcocite Mangula Mine, Mhangura,
Calcite Miriam Mine (Norah Mine), Mhangura, CaCO3
Corundum Chegutu area Aluminium oxide, Al
2O
3
Chromite Great Dyke (Fe, Mg)Cr2O4
Chalcopyrite Mangula Mine CuFeS2
Chromite Mutorashanga, ngezi Great dyke (Fe, Mg)Cr2O4
Dolomite Sanyati mine; Tengwe CaMg(CO3)2
Gold Kadoma, Chegutu, Chinhoyi, Karoi, banket, Zimplats [Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s1
Gypsum Sanyati CaSO4·2H2O
Galena (Lead) Hurungwe, Kadoma PbS
Graphite Hurungwe, Makonde, Sanyati C
Fireclay Mac farm Kadoma Al2O3·2SiO2·2H2O
Hematite (Iron ore) Miriam mine(Sanyati district) iron(III) oxide, Fe2O3, α-Fe2O3
Jasper Battlefields
Kaolinite Clay St Annes mine, Mwami, Kadoma Al2Si2O5(OH)4
Kyanite Hurungwe Al2SiO5
Corndian Battlefields
Limonite Clay Sanyati mine, Kadoma FeO(OH)·nH2O
Limestone Chidamoyo-hurungwe area, Makonde, Chegutu
Marble
Muscovite Hurungwe KAl2(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Manganese Makonde, Kadoma
Molybdenum Makonde [Kr] 4d5 5s1
Mercury Kadoma, Battlefields
Mtorolite Mutorashanga area Silica (SiO2)
Magnesite Kadoma MgCO3
Modalite Karoi, Mwami
Monazite Hurungwe, Sanyati (Ce,La)PO4
Lepidolite Hurungwe K(Li,Al)3(Al,Si,Rb)4O10(F,OH)2
Slates Makonde
Phyllite Hurungwe
Nickel Great Dyke, Mhangura, Makonde, Sanyati [Ar] 3d8 4s2 or
[Ar] 3d9 4s1
Sphalerite Zinc (Zn,Fe)S
Pollucite Hurungwe Cs(Si2Al)O6.nH2O
Orthoclase Hurungwe district KAlSi3O8
Platinum/PGMs Makwiro [Xe] 4f14 5d9 6s1
Pyrite Mangula mine, Sanyati FeS2
Quartz Mwami, Karoi district SiO2
Rutile (Titanium) Hurungwe TiO2
Sillimanite Hurungwe Al2SiO5
Schorl Ethel mine Mtorashanga , Mwami karoi (Ca,K,Na,[])(Al,Fe,Li,Mg,Mn)3(Al,Cr, Fe,V)6
(BO3)3(Si,Al,B)6O18(OH,F)4
Serpentine Great dyke (Mg,Fe,Ni,Al,Zn,Mn)2-3(Si,Al,Fe)2O5(OH)4
Silver All gold mines (Ag,Au) ; (Ag,Au,Hg,As,Sb)
Scheelite Kadoma, Battlefields CaWO4
Tungsten Hurungwe, Makonde, Sanyati (Mn,Fe)WO4
Tantalite-columbite Hurungwe, [(Fe, Mn)Nb2O6]
Wolfram Hurungwe (Mn,Fe)WO4

Accordingly, popular mines in Zimbabwe include ZIMPLATS, Freda Rebecca, Blanket Mine, ZCDC, Hwange Colliery among others.

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