|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||1° 51' 47'' South , 29° 58' 40'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-1.86333,29.97778|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Nyakabingo is located 10 km northwest of Kigali, along the road from Kigali to Ruhengeri, in a valley on the west side of the hill, where the road makes a big turn to the west.
23 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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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1000 - 1600 Ma
|Ectasian - Paleoproterozoic|
1200 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic-Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1200 - 2500 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.