Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Ampan

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Occurrence number: 
122-00-039
Country: 
Nigeria
Location: 
Longitude: 9.57, Latitude: 9.33

This is an approximately circular, 3 km diameter intrusion lying east of the Pankshin syenite. It is a fayalite-hedenbergite-calcic-sodic amphibole syenite and quartz syenite with a marginal granite (Kinnaird, 1981). Little other information has been gleaned.

References: 
KINNAIRD, J.A. 1981. Geology of the Nigerian anorogenic ring complexes. Geological map, scale 1:500 000. St. Andrews University Younger Granite Research Group.
Location: 
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