Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Buzimuana

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Occurrence number: 
114-00-018
Country: 
Mozambique
Location: 
Longitude: 34.1, Latitude: -16.2

This intrusion forms a hill west of Chandava (No. 114-00-017). No geological description has been traced but petrographic notes by Pinto Coelho (1961) indicate the principal rock types to be syenite, trachyte and gabbro; a fine-grained carbonatite is also described. This consists of calcite, limonite, quartz, orthoclase and chlorite.

References: 
COELHO, A.V.P. 1961. Notas sobre a petrografia da região do Monte Muambe. Boletim. Serviços de Geologia e Minas, Provincia de Moçambique, 27: 65-88.
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