Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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

Kiemou

stripes

Occurrence number: 
080-00-001
Country: 
Ivory Coast
Location: 
Longitude: -5.53, Latitude: 9.1
Carbonatite: 
No

This is a peralkaline granite emplaced in Precambrian basement granites and schists. It contains perthitic microcline and aegirine. A photomicrograph is given by Arnould (1961). No other information has been traced.

References: 
ARNOULD, M. 1961. Étude géologique des migmatites et des granites Précambriens du nord-est de la Cote d'Ivoire et de la Haute-Volta Méridionele. Mémoires du Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières, 3: 1-174.
Location: 
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith