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Palaeoproterozoic (ca. 2.03 Ga) granitoid intrusive into the Malaputese Group

Grid Ref (WGS84 Lat/Long in decimal degrees)

-18.531670, 27.074440
Location: 
Along the Road to Gwayi River Mine
Stratigraphy: 
Granitoid intrusive into the Malaputese Group
Description: 

This is a K-feldsparphyric porphyritic granite, cut by aplitic dykes. It has a weak fabric. It has yielded a simple population of zircons which give an age of 2.03 Ga (Master et al., 2013a,b)

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Further Reading: 
Geological Society of Zimbabwe Annual Summer Symposium, Victoria Falls, 28-30 November 2013, Field Excursion Guidebook "An Introduction to the geology and geochronology of the Dete-Kamativi Inlier" by Dr Sharad Master of the Economic Geology Research Institute, School of Geosciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, sharad.master@wits.ac.za
Author Credit: 
Sharad Master
Contributed: 
01/12/2013
Updated: 
15/10/2014

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Photo Credit: 
Sharad Master
Photo Description: 
Palaeoproterozoic K-feldsparphyric porphyritic granite, 2.03 Ga, cut by an aplite dyke.