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Zanzui Nickel/PGE Project (Zanzui Complex), Bariadi District, Simiyu Region, Tanzania

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 2° 55' 59'' South , 33° 49' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -2.93333,33.81667
GeoHash:G#: kz2p3d081
Owned/operated by:Blackdown Resources (UK) Ltd
Locality type:Project (In Development) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


The Zanzui Complex is a circular, layered ultramafic-mafic intrusion about 10km in diameter and covering an area of approximately 78km2. The central part of the complex forms a low but prominent hill, which is capped by a siliceous duricrust of weathered dunite.

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'commodity:Nickel'
Formula: Ni
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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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Neoarchean
2500 - 2800 Ma



ID: 3308074

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. [190]

Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3186108
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 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]

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