|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||10° 44' North , 8° 45' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||10.73333,8.75000|
|Other regions containing this locality:||West Africa|
|Locality type:||Group of Mines|
|Köppen climate type:||Aw : Tropical savanna, wet|
Greisenized granite with related quartz veins.
A tin-zinc mine owned by Nigerian Mining Corp. Closed before 1984.
28 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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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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|Cambrian - Neoproterozoic|
485.4 - 1000 Ma
541 - 4000 Ma
|Precambrian crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)
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.