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Agoro

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Occurrence number: 
170-00-009
Country: 
Uganda
Location: 
Longitude: 33.03, Latitude: 3.85

Agoro is an intrusion of eudialyte phonolite lying close to the border with Sudan (P. Nixon, pers.comm., 1990) No other details have been traced.

Age: 
“preliminary and tentative” K-Ar ages of the Agoro phonolite and a related intrusion of 424 and 336 Ma are given in a footnote in Nixon and Clark (1967).
References: 
P. Nixon, pers.comm., 1990; NIXON, P.H. and CLARK, L. 1967. The alkaline centre of Yelele and its bearing on the petrogenesis of other eastern Uganda volcanoes. Geological Magazine, 104: 455-72.
Location: 
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