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Zoungou

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Occurrence number: 
027-00-004
Country: 
Burkina Faso
Location: 
Longitude: -0.55, Latitude: 12.1

Three kilometres south-southwest of Zoungou a small (4x2 km) granite intrusion lies in basement migmatites and schists. The rock is of albite, perthitic microcline, aligned crystals of aegirine-augite, a little biotite and accessory titanite, magnetite and apatite. An analysis is available (Ducellier, 1963).

References: 
DUCELLIER, J. 1963. Contribution a l'étude des formations cristallines et métamorphiques du centre et du nord de la Haute-Volta. Mémoires du Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières, Paris, 10: 1-320.
Location: 
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