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Kaburi anticlinal fold structure

Grid Ref (WGS84 Lat/Long in decimal degrees)

-16.433190, 29.012510
Location: 
Roadside - Makuti to Kariba Road
Stratigraphy: 
Makuti Group
Description: 
Makuti Group quartzo-feldspathic gneiss.
 
The Kaburi anticlinal fold structure with axis parallel to the NW regional trend, which can be traced over many tens of kilometres.  The strongly deformed alternating lithologies comprising feldspathic gneiss, biotite gneiss, pelitic schist, quartzite, calc silicate rock and amphibolite are sometimes thrown into refolded interference patterns.
 
Stop 5 on the attached field guide
Permission: 
N/A
Author Credit: 
Tim Broderick
Contributed: 
24/11/2015
Updated: 
24/11/2015

Kaburi Fold.jpg

Photo Credit: 
Tim Broderick
Photo Description: 
The Kaburi Anticline between Buffalo Bend and Rhino Nek, Kariba road. The situation has spiritual connotations, as seen from the clay pot placement.
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