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Nkamouna mine, Lomié, East Region, Cameroon

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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.

Mineral List

23 entries listed. 15 valid minerals.

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- Lambert, R.J., and Noble, A.C. (2008): Nkamouna Cobalt Project Feasibility Study. Pincock, Allen & Holt NI 43-101 Technical Report for Geovic Mining Corp. - for mineralogy see:
- Yongue-Fouateu, R., Yemefack, M., Wouatong, A.S.L., Ndjigui, P.D., and Bilong, P. (2009): Contrasted mineralogical composition of the laterite cover on serpentinites of Nkamouna-Kongo, southeast Cameroon. Clay Minerals 44(2), 221-237. DOI: 10.1180/claymin.2009.044.2.221

Dzemua, G. L., & Gleeson, S. A. (2012). Petrography, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry of the Nkamouna Serpentinite: Implications for the Formation of the Cobalt-Manganese Laterite Deposit, Southeast Cameroon. Economic Geology, 107(1), 25-41.

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