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Chalcedon Tafelberg

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Occurrence number: 
116-00-036
Country: 
Namibia
Location: 
Longitude: 15.38, Latitude: -27.27

The rock at this locality is referred to as 'limburgite' by Lock and Marsh (1981) and as melilite basalt by Kaiser (1926).

References: 
Kaiser, 1926; LOCK, B.E. and MARSH, J.S. 1981. Tertiary phonolite volcanism in the Klinghardt Mountains of South West Africa/Namibia. Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa, 84: 1-6.
Location: 
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