Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

Setup during HiTech AlkCarb: an online database of alkaline rock and carbonatite occurrences

Cuacra

stripes

Occurrence number: 
005-00-007
Country: 
Angola
Location: 
Longitude: 14.18, Latitude: -11.2
Carbonatite: 
Yes

Carbonate rocks, which are sometimes rich in barite, are probably carbonatites.

References: 
LAPIDO-LOUREIRO, F.E. 1973. Carbonatitos de Angola. Memórias e Trabalhos do Instituto de Investigação Científica de Angola, 11: 1-242.
Location: 
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