|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||1° 31' 19'' South , 29° 14' 58'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-1.52199,29.24949|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Other/historical names associated with this locality:||Zaïre|
Located north of Goma City near Lake Kivu. An active volcano.
Melilite and leucite nephelinite lava.
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35 valid minerals. 6 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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0 - 2.588 Ma
|Cenozoic volcanic rocks|
Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)
Lithology: Mafic-intermediate undivided 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. 
2.588 - 23.03 Ma