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Barayamar, Kossanto, Tambacounda Region, Senegali
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Barayamar- not defined -
Kossanto- not defined -
Tambacounda RegionRegion

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 13° 11' 9'' North , 12° 6' 40'' West (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet

Small gold digger village.

Artisanal works (villagers have exclusive, government-granted rights to mine gold-bearing quartz veins).

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
West AfricaUN Subregion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Au
Reference: Hühne, H. (2007): Exkursionen im Senegal, Westafrika - Goldsuche und die Typlokalität von Senegalit. Lapis 32 (11), 32-37; 54. (in German)
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hühne, H. (2007): Exkursionen im Senegal, Westafrika - Goldsuche und die Typlokalität von Senegalit. Lapis 32 (11), 32-37; 54. (in German)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si

List of minerals for each chemical element

O QuartzSiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Au GoldAu


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Hühne, H. (2007) Exkursionen im Senegal, Westafrika - Goldsuche und die Typlokalität von Senegalit. Lapis, 32(11), 32-37; 54 (in German).

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