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Mounana Mine (Mouana Mine), Franceville, Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon
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Chervetite
Mounana Mine, Franceville, Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon

Photo: JBS 2006
Latitude: 1°26'S
Longitude: 13°9'E
 
 
Sedimentary uranium deposit hosted by fractured Francevillian (Precambrian)
metasediments (sandstone).
Located 80 km northwest of the town of Franceville.

The mine closed in 1999 after 40 years of production.

Mineral List

Bariandite (TL)
Baryte
Brackebuschite
Carnotite
Chalcopyrite
Chervetite (TL)
Coffinite
Corvusite
Curienite (TL)
Dewindtite
Duttonite
Francevillite (TL)
Galena
Goethite
'Ilsemannite'
Johannite
Karelianite
Kasolite
Lenoblite (TL)
Melanovanadite
Metavanuralite (TL)
Montroseite
Mottramite
Mounanaite (TL)
Nolanite
Pyrite
Roscoelite
Schubnelite (TL)
Sphalerite
Torbernite
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Uranopilite
Vanadinite
Vanuralite (TL)
Wulfenite


36 entries listed. 34 valid minerals. 9 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

- Mineral. Rec. (1975) 6 (5), 237-252.

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