Pallo Mine, Thiès Region, Senegal
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||14° 55' North , 16° 55' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||14.91667,-16.91667|
|Köppen climate type:||BSh : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
A phosphate mine producing natural alumina phosphate, calcium alumina phosphate and tri-calcium phosphate. Owned by Société Sénégalaise des Phosphates de Thiès (Government = 50%, pechiney = 50%).
10 km northwest of Thiès.
4 valid minerals.
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23.03 - 66 Ma
|Paleogene sedimentary rocks|