Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Keishohe

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Occurrence number: 
116-00-027
Country: 
Namibia
Location: 
Longitude: 15.88, Latitude: -26.58

In an area of 1.3x0.6 km there are low scattered outcrops of brown weathering dolomite carbonatite. Several shallow-dipping sills up to 2 m thick are cut by thin beforsite dykes that trend towards Dicker Willem 20 km to the northeast.

References: 
VERWOERD, W.J. 1993. Update on carbonatites of South Africa and Namibia. South African Journal of Geology, 96: 75-96.
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