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Kagoro

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Occurrence number: 
122-00-035
Country: 
Nigeria
Location: 
Longitude: 8.5, Latitude: 9.58

Kagoro is a substantial granite pluton lying southwest of Kigom. Three types of granite are described by Buchanan et al. (1971) namely biotite microgranite, hornblende-fayalite granite and hornblende-biotite granite, but from the petrographic descriptions there is no evidence of peralkalinity.

References: 
BUCHANAN, M.S., MACLEOD, W.N., TURNER, D.C., BERRIDGE, N.G. and BLACK, R. 1971. The geology of the Jos Plateau. Volume 2, Younger granite complexes. Bulletin, Geological Survey of Nigeria, 32: 1-159.
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