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Gairo, Kilosa District, Morogoro Region, Tanzaniai
Regional Level Types
Gairo- not defined -
Kilosa DistrictDistrict
Morogoro RegionRegion
TanzaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
6° 42' 10'' South , 37° 38' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Morogoro250,902 (2016)13.5km
Magole18,753 (2016)46.2km


Ruby locality.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Thomas Krassmann Collection
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Thomas Krassmann Collection
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Jochen O. Hintze

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 9 - Silicates
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O CorundumAl2O3
MgMagnesium
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3

Regional Geology

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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Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3190990
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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. [154]

Neoarchean
2500 - 2800 Ma



ID: 3311509

Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic and metamorphic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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