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Dompim, Bonsa River, Bonsa diamond field, Western Region, Ghanai
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Dompim- not defined -
Bonsa RiverRiver
Bonsa diamond field- not defined -
Western RegionRegion
GhanaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
5° 6' North , 1° 40' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Shama Junction20,946 (2017)9.1km
Sekondi-Takoradi138,872 (2018)21.7km
Takoradi232,919 (2018)24.7km
Elmina25,560 (2014)35.0km
Tarkwa34,941 (2018)42.3km


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African PlateTectonic Plate
West AfricaUN Subregion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 833.; Gold Coast Geological Survey (1933) Report on the Geological Survey Department for the Financial Year 1933-34 p6

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Gorceixite8.BL.10BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Gorceixite42.7.3.2BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
OOxygen
O GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
AlAluminium
Al GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
PPhosphorus
P GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
BaBarium
Ba GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

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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Rhyacian
2050 - 2300 Ma



ID: 3309936

Age: Rhyacian (2050 - 2300 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic and metamorphic

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

Siderian
2300 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3184860
Paleoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Conglomerate,greywacke,argillite

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 833.

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