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Nyanza Mines, Kigoma Region, Tanzaniai
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Nyanza MinesGroup of Mines
Kigoma RegionRegion
TanzaniaCountry

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Locality type:
Group of Mines
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kakonko24,688 (2016)35.0km
Uyovu60,849 (2016)48.1km
Biharamulo34,038 (2016)48.2km


Salt mines that produced 12,247 tons of thermal salt & 8,757 tons of solar salt (1984).

Nyanza apparently translates to "lake," thus, these mines are probably salt operations on saline lakes.

(Possibly located in Kagera Region, see link below)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Mining Ann. Review (1985):505.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl

List of minerals for each chemical element

NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl

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Mining Annual Review (1985) 440.

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