Djouga diggings (Jjouga; Djouga-Kolon), Bendougou village (Bendoukou village; Benduko village), Arrondissement Diako, Cercle de Bafoulabé, Kayes Region, MaliThis page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Name(s) in local language(s): Bendougou
Other/historical region names associated with this locality: Djouga diggings (Jjouga; Djouga-Kolon), Bendougou village (Bendoukou village; Benduko village), Arrondissement Diako, Bafoulabé Circle, Kayes Region, Mali
The area is rolling savannah country with hills often caped with diabase which formed localized skarns in which the locals dig for prehnite, garnets and epidote.
The site is about 7km NE of Bendougou, to the east of the track to Diabe. (Demetrius Pohl)
| Epidote|| Prehnite|
2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.
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Currier, R. H., Pohl, D., (2011), Mineral Collecting in Mali, Mineralogical Record: 42(3): 231-250