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Mautia Hill, Kongwa, Kongwa District, Dodoma Region, Tanzania

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Skarn zone. Högbohmite-sapphirine assemblages at junction of dolomite marble and quartz-yoderite-kyanite talc schist.

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18 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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- McKie, D. (1965): The magnesium aluminium borosilicates: kornerupine and grandidierite. Mineralogical Magazine 34: 346-357 [on kornerupine from Mautia Hill]
- Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Kornerupine parageneses in whiteschists and other magnesian rocks: is kornerupine + talc a high-pressure assemblage equivalent to tourmaline + orthoamphibole? Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
- Chadwick, K.M. & Rossman, G.R. (2009) Orange kyanite from Tanzania. Gems & Gemology 45, 146-147.

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