Baoulé basin, Kérouané Prefecture, Kankan Region, Guineai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
9° North , 8° West (est.)
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One of the three drainage basins in Guinea and contains numerous kimberlite dikes and sources of alluvial diamonds. A large dolerite sill is on the eastern, southern and western margins of the basin.
The Baoulé basin has an area of some 132 km2. The eastern and northern boundaries share the same dolerite intrusion as the Bouloumba basin.
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1 valid mineral.
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| ⓘ Diamond|
Reference: Sutherland, D.G. (1993) Drainage Basin Evolution in Southeast Guinea and the Development of Diamondiferous Placer Deposits. Economic Geology, 88(1), 44-54.
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
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Sutherland, D.G. (1993) Drainage Basin Evolution in Southeast Guinea and the Development of Diamondiferous Placer Deposits. Economic Geology, 88(1), 44-54.
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