Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Tundo

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Occurrence number: 
114-00-010
Country: 
Mozambique
Location: 
Longitude: 35.9, Latitude: -15.88

Monte Tundo is an intrusion of granite, syenite and nepheline syenite. A sample of the last, described by Coelho (1959a), is a fine-grained rock of alkali feldspar, nepheline and aegirine.

References: 
ARAÚJO, J.R., AFONSO, R.S. and PINTO, M.S. 1973. Contribuição para o conhecimento da geologia da área de Morrumbala-Mutarara (Folha SUL-E-36/L, Grau Quadrado 1735). Boletim dos Serviços de Geologia e Minas, Lourenço Marques, 37: 1-76.COELHO, A.V.P. 1959a. Reconhecimentos petrográficos sumários dos maciços da Lupata, Morrumbala, Chiperone-Derre e Milange. Boletim. Serviços de Geologia e Minas, Província de Moçambique, 26: 1-47.
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