|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||6° 11' 34'' North , 20° 43' 45'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||6.19278,20.72917|
|Köppen climate type:||Aw : Tropical savanna, wet|
A gold mine located 60 km (40 miles) north of Bambari.
Owned by AXMIN company, abandoned in 2007 because in rebel region.
Presently, artisanal mining controlled by rebel militia.
Regions containing this locality
|African Plate||Tectonic Plate|
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Gold|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS|
|Metals, other than the Platinum Group|
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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|Ectasian - Paleoproterozoic|
1200 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic-Mesoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1200 - 2500 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary 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. 
2500 - 2800 Ma
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.