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Cambodia is divided into twenty khêt (provinces) and four autonomous municipalities. Phnom = hill or mountain.
There are numerous sedimentary rocks including sandstones and limestones, low to high grade metamorphic rocks as well as granitic intrusives as well as extensive basaltic extrusive rocks. The basement rocks tend to be Proterozoic metamorphic rocks. Various areas contain Cambrian to Cretaceous sedimentary rocks. Pliocene basalts and Quaternary sediments are extensively developed.
The gemstone deposits are formed where alluvial processes have concentrated the gem xenoliths found in the basalts.
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51 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
- Sedimentary rock and sediment
- Metamorphic rock
- Lunar, meteorite and other extra-terrestrial rock and sediment
- Superficial deposit
Localities in this RegionShow map
- ⭔Bântéay Méanchey Province
- ⭔Bătdâmbâng Province (Khet Batdambang Province; Battambang Province)
- ⭔Kam Pot Province
- ⭔Kâmpóng Cham Province
- ⭔Kâmpóng Chhnăng Province
- ⭔Kâmpóng Spœ Province (Kampong Speu Province)
- ⭔Kâmpóng Thum Province (Kampong Thom Province)
- ⭔Kandal Province
- ⭔Kep Province
- ⭔Koh Kong Province
- ⭔Kratié Province
- ⭔Krong Pailin Municipality (Pailin Municipality)
- ⭔Môndól Kiri Province (Mondulkiri Province)
- ⭔Oddar Méanchey Province
- ⭔Preah Sihanouk Province
- ⭔Preăh Vihéar Province
- Chhep (1)
- Chhep (1A)
- Chhep (2)
- Chhep (2A)
- Chhep (3A)
- Kompong Sralau district
- Phnom Chnuon
- Phnom Ke
- Phnom Lung
- Phnom Sekahom
- Phnom Thong
- Phum Pel
- Phum Pring
- Phum Thmei (1)
- Phum Thmei (2)
- Rovieng district
- ⭔Prey Vêng Province
- ⭔Pursat Province
- ⭔Rattanakiri Province (Ratanakiri Province; Rotanokiri Province)
- Rôtânôkiri Province
- ⭔Siĕmréab Province
- ⭔Stung Treng Province
- ⭔Takêv Province
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Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (1993) Atlas of Mineral Resources for the Escap Region Cambodia Vol 10 UN.