Lofdal-Bergville REE deposit, Khorixas District, Kunene Region, Namibia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||20° 17' 31'' South , 14° 43' 28'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-20.29222,14.72472|
|Köppen climate type:||BWh : Hot deserts climate|
Late Proterozoic carbonatite veins and phonolite dikes in metasedimentary rorks (gneisses and schists) with stocks of nepheline syenite to 2km2. Veins are usually 0.5 to 5m in width and up to 25m in width by 5km in length.
35 valid minerals.
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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541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Damara Supergroup
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. 
2050 - 2300 Ma
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.