Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Haruchas

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Occurrence number: 
116-00-046
Country: 
Namibia
Region: 
Kuboos-Bremen and Bremen Garub lines of intrusions
Location: 
Longitude: 18.08, Latitude: -27.68

Haruchas is a 2.2x1.6 intrusion of foyaite emplaced in Archaean granite gneisses. The foyaite is cut by a partial ring of later foyaite and also by bostonite dykes. The foyaite contains albite-oligoclase, nepheline, biotite, aegirine and aegirine-augite.

References: 
GENIS, G. 1972. Foyaietkompleks op Haruchas 10, Distrik Warmbad, Suidwes-Afrika. Annals of the Geological Survey of South Africa, 9: 99-100.
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