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Mankwadzi, Winneba, Awutu Efutu Senya District (Efutu Municipal District; Efutu Municipal Assembly District), Central Region, Ghanai
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Mankwadzi- not defined -
Winneba- not defined -
Awutu Efutu Senya District (Efutu Municipal District; Efutu Municipal Assembly District)District
Central RegionRegion
GhanaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
5° 19' North , 0° 41' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Apam20,147 (2013)6.9km
Winneba44,254 (2013)7.7km
Mumford13,983 (2018)10.4km
Swedru50,293 (2013)24.6km
Kasoa44,227 (2013)38.2km


Outcrops of a banded ferruginous manganiferous rock occur at Mankwadzi village 8 km west of Winneba.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Dzigbodi-Adjimah, K. (2004): The mineralogy and petrography of the ferruginous manganese rocks at Mankwadzi, Ghana. Journal of African Earth Sciences 38, 293-315.
Pyroxmangite
Formula: MnSiO3
Reference: Dzigbodi-Adjimah, K. (2004): The mineralogy and petrography of the ferruginous manganese rocks at Mankwadzi, Ghana. Journal of African Earth Sciences 38, 293-315.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dzigbodi-Adjimah, K. (2004): The mineralogy and petrography of the ferruginous manganese rocks at Mankwadzi, Ghana. Journal of African Earth Sciences 38, 293-315.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Dzigbodi-Adjimah, K. (2004): The mineralogy and petrography of the ferruginous manganese rocks at Mankwadzi, Ghana. Journal of African Earth Sciences 38, 293-315.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Pyroxmangite9.DO.05MnSiO3
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=7
Pyroxmangite65.6.1.1MnSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
MnManganese
Mn PyroxmangiteMnSiO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3

Regional Geology

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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Paleoproterozoic - Archean
1600 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3189329
Archean-Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Precambrian (1600 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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. [154]

Rhyacian
2050 - 2300 Ma



ID: 3307913

Age: Rhyacian (2050 - 2300 Ma)

Lithology: Metamorphic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Dzigbodi-Adjimah, K. (2004) The mineralogy and petrography of the ferruginous manganese rocks at Mankwadzi, Ghana. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 38, 293-315.

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