Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Monbadio

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Occurrence number: 
038-00-001
Country: 
Comoros
Location: 
Longitude: 29.53, Latitude: 0.85

Little is known of this locality. It is indicated as being carbonatite on the 1:2,000,000 scale mineral map of Zaire, and shown on the Carte Geologique du Haut Zaire et du Nord Kivu au 1/500,000 (Thibaut, 1982) as an alkaline complex with carbonatite. The latter map also depicts the occurrence as comprising three centres aligned north-east - southwest extending over 9 km.

References: 
THIBAUT, P.M. 1982. Carte Géologique du Haut Zaïre et du Nord Kivu au 1/500,000. Service Géologique du Zaire, realisee par le BRGM.
Location: 
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith