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Name(s) in local language(s): Zimbabwe (Southern Rhodesia; Rhodesia)
For Northern Rhodesia see Zambia.
The Great Dyke is an area of mafic and ultramafic rocks that is 4-11 km wide and 550 km long. It contains significant resources of platinum group elements. It stretches from the Mimosa mine to the Snake's Head area.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
325 entries listed. 245 valid minerals. 3 type localities (valid minerals).
Localities in this Region
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Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342
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Locality Updated: Luc Yen, Yenbai Province (Yen Bai Province), VietnamFrom Karel Bal, 19th Apr 2014 11:57:54