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Kenia hat Vorkommen an Bodenschätzen. Man gewinnt in nennenswerter Menge Natriumcarbonat (z. B. im Magadi-See) und Salz, daneben geringe Mengen an Gips, Blei, Gold, Silber, Kupfer, Asbest, Kalkstein, Graphit sowie Flussspat, Kieselgur und Seifenstein.

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Mineral images (46 Images total)

Amethyst
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Amethyst
Größe: 20,9 x 10,9 x 9,1 cm; Fundort: Distrikt Turkana, Provinz Rift Valley, Kenia
Copyright: Rob Lavinsky; Contribution: Philip Blümner
Location: Kenia/Turkana County
Mineral: Amethyst
Image: 1244714997
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Amethyst

Größe: 20,9 x 10,9 x 9,1 cm; Fundort: Distrikt Turkana, Provinz Rift Valley, Kenia

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: Philip Blümner 2009-06-11
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Grossular
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Grossular
Größe: 45x31x31 mm; Fundort: Provinz Rift Valley, Kenia
Copyright: Rob Lavinsky; Contribution: Philip Blümner
Location: Kenia/Rift Valley, Provinz
Mineral: Grossular
Image: 1244709596
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Grossular

Größe: 45x31x31 mm; Fundort: Provinz Rift Valley, Kenia

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: Philip Blümner 2009-06-11
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Tsavorit
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Tsavorit
Tsavorit-Porphyroblast; Größe: 85x72x48 mm; Fundort: ⚒ Lualenyi, Voi, Taita Taveta County, Coast, KE
Copyright: Philip Blümner; Contribution: Philip Blümner
Location: Kenia/Coast, Provinz/Taita Taveta County/Voi/Lualenyi Mine
Mineral: Tsavorite
Image: 1705446090
Rating: 9 (votes: 1)
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Tsavorit-Porphyroblast; Größe: 85x72x48 mm; Fundort: ⚒ Lualenyi, Voi, Taita Taveta County, Coast, KE

Copyright: Philip Blümner
Contribution: Philip Blümner 2024-01-16
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Tsavorit
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Tsavorit
Tsavorit-Porphyroblast (Einschlüsse von Kristallen (Tsavorit) in einer feinkörnigeren Matrix aus anderen Mineralien.), Fundort: Kenia / Tsavo-Nationalpark, Größe: 6,7 x 5,6 x 2,7 cm.
Copyright: Gabriel Cepok; Contribution: Gabriel Cepok
Collection: Gabriel Cepok
Location: Kenia/Coast, Provinz/Taita Taveta County/Voi/Tsavo National Park
Mineral: Tsavorite
Image: 1523987467
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Tsavorit

Tsavorit-Porphyroblast (Einschlüsse von Kristallen (Tsavorit) in einer feinkörnigeren Matrix aus anderen Mineralien.), Fundort: Kenia / Tsavo-Nationalpark, Größe: 6,7 x 5,6 x 2,7 cm.

Collection: Gabriel Cepok
Copyright: Gabriel Cepok
Contribution: Gabriel Cepok 2018-04-17
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Spinell
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Spinell
Größe: 59x45x38 mm; Fundort: Distrikt Kajiado, Provinz Rift Valley, Kenia
Copyright: Rob Lavinsky; Contribution: Philip Blümner
Location: Kenia/Kajiado County
Mineral: Spinel
Image: 1244716724
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Spinell

Größe: 59x45x38 mm; Fundort: Distrikt Kajiado, Provinz Rift Valley, Kenia

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: Philip Blümner 2009-06-11
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Minerals (Count: 206)

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Cerussiter
Lithothek der Münchner Micromounter
(Coast, Provinz/Kilifi, County/Vitengeni)
1 PM
Galenar
Lithothek
(Coast, Provinz/Kilifi, County/Vitengeni)
4M
Kenyaite (TL)r
Eugster, H.P. (1967). Hydrous sodium silicates from Lake Magadi, Kenya; precursors of bedded chert. Science v. 157, S.1177-80.
(Kajiado County/South Rift Valley/Lake Magadi)
1M
Magadiite (TL)r
Eugster, H.P. (1967). Hydrous sodium silicates from Lake Magadi, Kenya; precursors of bedded chert. Science v. 157, S.1177-80.
(Kajiado County/South Rift Valley/Lake Magadi)
1M
Makatite (TL)r
Sheppard R A, Gude A J, Hay R L (1970) Makatite, a new hydrous sodium silicate mineral from Lake Magadi, Kenya, American Mineralogist, 55, 358-366.
(Kajiado County/South Rift Valley/Lake Magadi)
1M
Miniumr
Lithothek
(Coast, Provinz/Kilifi, County/Vitengeni)
1 PM
Oxy-dravite (TL)r
Bosi, F. und Skogby, H. (2012) Oxy-dravite, IMA 2012-004a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 14, October 2012, page 1285; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1281-1288.
(Narok County/Osarara)
1M
Ruby (Var.: Corundum)r
Elena S. Sorokina, Wolfgang Hofmeister, Tobias Häger, Regina Mertz-Kraus, Stephan Buhre, John M. Saul: Morphological and chemical evolution of corundum (ruby and sapphire): Crystal ontogeny reconstructed by EMPA, LA-ICP-MS, and Cr3+ Raman mapping. American Mineralogist Vol. 101 (2016) S. 2716-2722.
(Coast, Provinz/Taita Taveta County/Mangari)
3 PM
Silhydriter
Slg. Doc Diether
(Kajiado County/South Rift Valley/Lake Magadi)
1M
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Lherzolith
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Lherzolith
Marsalit Vulkanfeld, N Kenia. B:24cm.
Copyright: Doc Diether; Contribution: Doc Diether
Collection: Geol. Inst. Heidelberg
Location: Kenia
Rock: lherzolite
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Lherzolith

Marsalit Vulkanfeld, N Kenia. B:24cm.

Collection: Geol. Inst. Heidelberg
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2012-03-25
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Rocks (Count: 38)

metasedimentary rockr
Jean-Emmanuel Martelat, Jean-Louis Paquette, Valerie Bosse, Gaston Giuliani, Patrick Monié, Edward Omito, Cédric Simonet, Daniel Ohnenstetter, Daniel Ichang\'i, Christopher Nyamai, Abigail Wamunyu: Chronological Constraints On Tsavorite Mineralizations and Related Metamorphic Episodes In Southeast Kenya. Can. Mineral. Vol. 55, Nr. 5 (2017) S. 845-865.
(Coast, Provinz/Taita Taveta County)
1R
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Fossil images (2 Images total)

Silifizertes Laubholz
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Silifizertes Laubholz
Unbestimmte tropische Laubbaum-Art, Querschnitt 12 x 20 cm; Tertiär; alter Fund aus dem heutigen Schutzgebiet Sibiloi National Park, Lake Turkana Basin, Norden von Kenia / Ost-Afrika
Copyright: Wolfgang Putz; Contribution: oliverOliver
Collection: Wolfgang Putz, Collection number: 2786
Location: Kenia/Marsabit County/North Horr, Division/Sibiloi National Park
Fossil: Angiospermae
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Silifizertes Laubholz (SNr: 2786)

Unbestimmte tropische Laubbaum-Art, Querschnitt 12 x 20 cm; Tertiär; alter Fund aus dem heutigen Schutzgebiet Sibiloi National Park, Lake Turkana Basin, Norden von Kenia / Ost-Afrika

Collection: Wolfgang Putz
Copyright: Wolfgang Putz
Contribution: oliverOliver 2020-02-07
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Homo rudolfensis
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Homo rudolfensis
Schädel KNM-ER-1470 aus Koobi Fora (Kopie)
Copyright: Wikipedia-User: LoKiLeCh; Contribution: oliverOliver
Location: Kenia/Marsabit County/North Horr, Division/Sibiloi National Park/Koobi Fora
Fossil: Homo rudolfensis
Image: 1394631381
License: Creative Commons - Attribution (CC-BY) V.3.0
Homo rudolfensis

Schädel KNM-ER-1470 aus Koobi Fora (Kopie)

Copyright: Wikipedia-User: LoKiLeCh
Contribution: oliverOliver 2014-03-12
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Fossils (Count: 7)

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Subsidiary Pages

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Literatur:

  • Dodson, R.G. (1957): Pegmatites of Kenya. in Commision de Coopération Technique en Afrique au Sud du Sahara (C.C.T.A.). Geologie. Comités regionaux Centre, Est et Sud. Conf. Tananarive Avril 1957. I, 151-54.
  • Meixner, H. (1960). Ein Rubin-führender Amphibolit aus dem ehemaligen Deutsch-Ostafrika. Aufschluss, Jg.11, Nr.7, S.179-81.
  • King, B.C., Le Bas, M.J., and Sutherland, D.S. (1972): The history of the alkaline volcanoes and intrusive complexes of eastern Uganda and W Kenya. J. Geol. Society London, 128, 173-205.
  • Gübelin, E. & Weibel, M. (1977). Grüner Vanadium-Grossular aus Kenia. Lapis, Jg.2, Nr.4, S.17.
  • Horkel, A.D., Neubauer, W, Niedermayr, G., Okelo, R.E., Wachira, J.K. and Werneck, W. (1984): Notes on the Geology and Mineral Resources of the S Kenyan Coast. Mitt, österr. geol. Ges. 77, 151-59.
  • Paulitsch, P. (1989). Eine mineralogische Reise nach Kenia - Ein Wintermärchen in Kenia. Aufschluss, Jg.40, Nr.6, S.383-90.
  • Bolli, B. & Simonin, D. (2000). Rubine aus Afrika. Mineralienfreund, Jg.38, Nr.3, S.62-64.
  • Gray, M. (2002). Colored Gemstones of Africa - Kenya. Rocks & Min., Vol.77, H.2, S.108-19.
  • Weiss, T. (2006). Lapis Leserpost: Spinell aus Bayern und aus Kenia. Lapis, Jg.31, Nr.12, S.6.
  • Lakkundi, T. (2013(?)): Geology and Mineral Resources of Kenya with special emphasis on Minerals around Mombasa.
  • Roger N. Scoon (2018): Geology of National Parks of Central/Southern Kenya and Northern Tanzania. Geotourism of the Gregory Rift Valley, Active Volcanism and Regional Plateaus. Springer; 221 S.
  • Nelson R. Kiprono, Tomasz Smoliński, Marcin Rogowski, Irena Herdzik-Koniecko, Marcin Sudlitz, Andrzej G. Chmielewski: Kenya’s Mineral Landscape: A Review of the Mining Status and Potential Recovery of Strategic and Critical Metals through Hydrometallurgical and Flotation Techniques. Minerals Vol. 14, Nr. 1 (2024) Art-Nr. 21. Open Access DOI: 10.3390/min14010021
  • WikiPedia:Kenia

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GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) Kn8Fxp9yIEq-X1JBpmA8Fg
GUID (Global unique identifier) C6057F2A-729F-4A20-BE5F-5241A6603C16
Database ID 13327