Frank Smith Mine


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Südafrika / Nordkap (Northern Cape), Provinz / Frances Baard, Distrikt / Dikgatlong / Windsorton / Frank Smith Mine


Hochwertige Diamanten. Kimberlit Dykes welche intrudieren in 2 jüngere Kimberlit Pipes. Mantel-Xenolit, einschliesslich Eclogit, Kyanit-Eclogit, Korund-Diamant-Eclogit, Dunit, Harzburgit, Lherzolit und Granat-Harzburgit.

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⚒ Frank Smith, Windsorton, Dikgatlong, Frances Baard, Nordkap, ZA
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Minerals (Count: 20)

Rocks (Count: 5)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Frick, C. (1973). Intergrowths of orthopyroxene and ilmenite from Frank Smith mine, Near Barkly West, South Africa. Transact. Geol. Soc. South Africa, 76(30, 95-200.,
  • Clarke, D.B., Pe, G.G., MacKay, R.M., Gill, K.R., O'hara, M.J., & Gard, J.A. (1977). A new potassium-iron-nickel sulphide from a nodule in kimberlite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 35(3), 421-28.
  • Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R. (1995). Minerals of South Africa. Geol. Soc.South Africa, 166 S.
  • Field, M., Stiefenhofer, J., Robey, J., and Kurszlaukis, S. (2008): Kimberlite-hosted diamond deposits of southern Africa: A review. Ore Geol. Rev. 34, 33-75.


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) IfjGVsSbIU--nkSWu_Uksw
GUID (Global unique identifier) 56C6F821-9BC4-4F21-BE9E-4496BBF524B3
Database ID 55282