Mbobo Mkulu Cave, Nelspruit, Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||25° South , 30° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~46km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Transvaal, South Africa|
|Köppen climate type:||Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters|
Located on Farm Goed Geluk 444 JT.
Cave with dolomite, black shale with Cu-Ni sulphides and chert breccia. Reaction between oxidized sulphides, aluminum from phyllosilicates and bat guano has formed some rare minerals.
28 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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Martini, J.E.J., (1980). Mbobomkulite, hydrombobomkulite and nickelalumite, new minerals from Mbobo Mkulu cave, Eastern Transvaal. Annals of the Geological Survey of South Africa, 14, 1-11.