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Rubindi pegmatite (Kabilizi), Gatumba District, Western Province, Rwanda

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 1° 55' 42'' South , 29° 36' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -1.92833333333, 29.6055555556


Li-rich strongly albitised granitic pegmatite.

The pegmatite of Rubindi-Kabilizi is located 3 km WNW of the Muhororo village, south of the Rubindi river, at about 50 km west of Kigali, Rwanda, in the famous pegmatitic field of Gatumba (Hatert et al., 2005).

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22 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

F. Hatert, P. Lefèvre, A.M. Fransolet, M.R. Spirlet, F. Fontan, P. Keller (2004): "Ferrorosemaryite, ◻NaFe2+Fe3+Al(PO4)3, a new phosphate mineral from the Rubindi pegmatite, Rwanda". Bull. Liaison S.F.M.C.: 16: 44-45

Hatert, F., Lefevre, P., Fransolet, A.-M., Spirlet, M.-R., Rebbouh, L., Fontan, F., and Keller, P. (2005) Ferrorosemaryite, NaFe 2+ Fe 3+ Al(PO4)3, a new phosphate mineral from the Rubindi pegmatite, Rwanda. European Journal of Mineralogy: 17(5): 749-759.

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