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Niger

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Geological map of Niger

Niger
Tialkam open pit gold mining site

Tialkam, Tillabéry Department, Niger
Auriferous quartz veins at Koma Bangou

Koma Bangou, Tillabéry Department, Niger
Geological map of Niger

Niger
Tialkam open pit gold mining site

Tialkam, Tillabéry Department, Niger
Auriferous quartz veins at Koma Bangou

Koma Bangou, Tillabéry Department, Niger
Geological map of Niger

Niger
Tialkam open pit gold mining site

Tialkam, Tillabéry Department, Niger
Area:1,267,000 km2
Locality type:Country


Niger is divided into 7 departments, but was divided into 16 cercles (districts) from 1947 to 1964.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Aegirine

Aenigmatite

Albite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Anatase

Annite

'Apatite'

Aphthitalite

Arfvedsonite

Arsenopyrite

Baryte

'Bastnäsite'

Berthierine

Bertrandite

Beryl

'Biotite'

Burkeite

Calcite

Carnotite

Cassiterite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

'Chevkinite Group'

Chromite

Chrysoberyl

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Coffinite

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Covellite

Cryptomelane

Cuprite

Digenite

'Electrum'

Euxenite-(Y)

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Fergusonite'

'Ferro-barroisite'

Ferro-richterite

'Fluocerite'

Fluorite

Francevillite

Galena

'Garnet Group'

'Garnierite'

Genthelvite

Goethite

Gold

Gypsum

Halite

Hastingsite

var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite

Hematite

var: Martite

Ilmenite

Iron

var: Kamacite

var: Martensite

Lechatelierite

'Limonite'

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

Merrillite

Microcline

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Muscovite

var: Illite

Nahcolite

Narsarsukite

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Pentlandite

Platinum

Pyrite

'Pyrochlore'

'Pyroxene Group'

Quartz

Riebeckite

Rutile

Scheelite

Siderophyllite

Silver

Sphalerite

Spodumene

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

Sylvite

'Synchysite'

Taenite

Tetraferriannite

'Thénardite'

Thorianite

Thorite

Topaz

'Tourmaline'

Troilite

Trona

Tyuyamunite

Uraninite

Uranocircite

'Wiikite'

Willemite

'Wolframite'

'Xenotime'

Xenotime-(Y)

Zircon


76 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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