|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||13° 11' 21'' North , 1° 59' 27'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||13.18944,-1.99111|
|Other regions containing this locality:||West Africa|
|Owned/operated by:||Perseus Mining Limited|
|Köppen climate type:||BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate|
An active gold mine operated by Cluff Gold in the Boromo greenstone belt of Burkina Faso. Gold mineralization is hosted in narrow shear zones that are orientated parallel to the regional structural grain and contain thick quartz veins whose brecciated margins host the highest grades (Cluff Gold).
3 valid minerals.
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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1600 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
Lithology: Strataform assemblage(s); felsic volcanic 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. 
2050 - 2300 Ma