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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.


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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.

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