Sendelingsdrif area, Orange River mining area, Karas Region, Namibia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||28° 10' 16'' South , 16° 52' 1'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-28.17126,16.86699|
|Köppen climate type:||BWk : Cold desert climate|
Planned diamond mine.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
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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|Ediacaran - Cryogenian|
541 - 720 Ma
541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Gariep Complex
Lithology: 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.