Yakau Mine (Yakau-Humakrom-Asani Manganese concession), Yakau, Western Region, Ghanai
|Regional Level Types|
|Yakau Mine (Yakau-Humakrom-Asani Manganese concession)||Mine|
|Yakau||- not defined -|
An open cut manganese mine opened in 1941 and closed March, 1946. Located at Yakau about 1¼ miles from Asani and about 4 miles NW of Dixcove. Produced 9,000 tons of ore (1941-1046).
Regions containing this locality
|African Plate||Tectonic Plate|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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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2050 - 2300 Ma
Age: Rhyacian (2050 - 2300 Ma)
Lithology: Plutonic and metamorphic
Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. 
2300 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)
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.