Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Henga Valley

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Occurrence number: 
103-00-004
Country: 
Malawi
Region: 
The North Nyasa Alkaline Province
Location: 
Longitude: 33.93, Latitude: -10.9

This is a small intrusion of syenite and sodalite-nepheline syenite of 1.6x0.6 km on the north side of Thandala Hill and near the southern edge of the Nyika Plateau (Thatcher, 1974). Petrographically it is the same as the rock comprising Telelele Hill (No. 103-00-005).

References: 
THATCHER, E.C. 1974. The geology of the Nyika area. Bulletin, Geological Survey of Malawi, 40: 1-90.
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