carbonatite


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carbonatite

(kɑːˈbɒnəˌtaɪt)
n
a rare intrusive or extrusive igneous rock, mostly found in Africa, that contains a high proportion of carbonate minerals
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Naoki Matsumura, Chairman of Hermes-Sojitz's Board of Directors: "More than half of the world's magmatic carbonatite deposits are located across Africa.
The volcano is also unique because of the type of carbonatite that is brought to its surface.
In fact, there is a greater chance of a carbonatite complex having resources economic to mine than any other rock type (about 20 active mines in ca.
Bedini E (2009) Mapping lithology of the Sarfartoq carbonatite complex, southern West Greenland, using HyMap imaging spectrometer data.
The developed lithologies in Upper Paleozoic of Ordos basin are mainly coal seam, sandstone, mud shale, and few carbonatite.
The Tajno massif is composed of alkaline rocks ranging from syenite to pyroxenite, cut by carbonatite veins (Krystkiewicz & Krzeminski 1992; Ryka 1992; Ryka et al.
1997): On the last explosions of carbonatite pipe G3b, Gross Brukkaros, Namibia.
2008) Carbonatite melts and electrical conductivity in the asthenosphere.
Afghanistan is rich in gold, lead, zinc, mercury, limestone, gypsum, tin, copper, lithium, and uranium, along with lesser-known carbonatite, tourmaline, barite, celestite, fluorite, magnestite and talc.
Factors regulating the behavior of the rare earth elements within the carbonatite process.
There are an estimated 1 million metric tons of rare earth elements within the Khanneshin carbonatite in Helmand Province and an estimated 1.