|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||7° 1' 0'' South , 36° 21' 59'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-7.01667,36.36639|
|Köppen climate type:||Aw : Tropical savanna, wet|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Winza|
Occurrence for rubies with good colour; discovered in the late 2000s.
Located 115 km SE of Dodoma and about 80 km from Mpapwa.
Similar to the Paranesti (Greece) ruby deposit.
4 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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|Statherian - Orosirian|
1600 - 2050 Ma
1600 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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.