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Wei Wei

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Occurrence number: 
122-00-042
Country: 
Nigeria
Location: 
Longitude: 8.42, Latitude: 9.07

Wei Wei consists of two precipitous peaks rising to over 300 m which have not been mapped in detail. The northern one consists principally of ignimbrites and the southern is probably of biotite granite with an outer zone of riebeckite-annite granite.

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.RAEBURN, C. 1924. The tinfields of Nassarawa and Ilorin Provinces. Bulletin, Geological Survey of Nigeria, 5: 1-63.
Location: 
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