Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Yoa

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Occurrence number: 
066-00-002
Country: 
Guinea
Location: 
Longitude: -9.4, Latitude: 7.43

An area of aegirine-bearing granite gneiss is described by Obermuller (1941) from 1 km south-southeast of the village of Yoa. The paragenesis of this gneiss is not clear.

References: 
OBERMULLER, A. 1941. Description pétrographique et étude géologique de la région Forestière de la Guinée Française. Bulletin du Service des Mines. Gouvernement Général de l'Afrique Occidentale Française, Dakar, 5: 1-205.
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