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Miba Mine, Mbuji Mayi, Kasaï-Oriental, DR Congoi
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Miba MineMine
Mbuji MayiTown
Kasaï-OrientalProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 6° 8' South , 23° 36' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -6.13333,23.60000
GeoHash:G#: kwbv152yx
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mbuji-Mayi874,761 (2012)1.2km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Zaïre


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African PlateTectonic Plate
Central AfricaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Mining Ann. Review (1985):148 & 445.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C

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CCarbon
C DiamondC

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3192902
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3309875

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

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