|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||3° 16' 0'' North , 13° 50' 43'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||3.26667,13.84528|
|Köppen climate type:||Aw : Tropical savanna, wet|
Laterite-type nickel-cobalt-manganese deposit, developed on serpentinized ultramafic rocks. An open-pit mine is operated by Geovic Mining Corp.
Located about 30km NE of Lomié.
Co-ordinates are approximate.
24 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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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541 - 1000 Ma
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. 
|Ectasian - Paleoproterozoic|
1200 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic-Mesoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1200 - 2500 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary 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.