Oldoinyo Lengai (Ol Doinyo Lengai) Vulkan


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Tansania / Arusha, Region / Oldoinyo Lengai (Ol Doinyo Lengai) Vulkan


Niedrigviskose Tieftemperatur-Natrokarbonatite, silikatische Laven und Pyroklastika.

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Minerals (Count: 68)

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9 x 3 x 2 cm, Oldoinyo Lengai Vulkan, Tansania

Collection: geomueller
Copyright: geomueller
Contribution: geomueller 2010-08-13
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Bildbreite: 3,5 mm; Fundort: Vulkan Oldoinyo Lengai, Arusha Region, Tansania

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: slugslayer 2011-08-21
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Nyerereit-Gregoryit als Gemengteile in Karbonatlava; Vulkan Oldoinyo Lengai,Tansania; BB: 4 cm.

Collection: Rockhounder
Copyright: Rockhounder
Contribution: Rockhounder 2016-09-18
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Rocks (Count: 7)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


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  • Milton, C. (1968). The "natro-carbonatite lava" of Oldoinyo Lengai, Tanzania. Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 121: 202 (abstr.). (Typ-Publ. Nyerereit)
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  • Mitchell, R.H. and Belton, F. (2004). Niocalite-cuspidine solid solution and manganoan monticellite from natrocarbonatite, Oldoinyo Lengai, Tanzania. Min. Mag.: 68: 787-99.
  • Mitchell, R.H. (2006). Mineralogy of stalactites formed by subaerial weathering of natrocarbonatite hornitos at Oldoinyo Lengai, Tanzania. Min. Mag.: 70: 437-44
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  • Mattsson, H.B., & Reusser, E. (2010). Mineralogical and geochemical characterization of ashes from an early phase of the explosive Sept. 2007 eruption of Oldoinyo Lengai (Tanzania). J. African Earth Sciences, 58(5), 752-63.
  • Bosshard-Stadlin, S.A., Mattsson, H.B., & Keller, J. (2014). Magma mixing and forced exsolution of CO 2 during the explosive 2007–2008 eruption of Oldoinyo Lengai (Tanzania). J. Volcanol. Geothermal Research, 285, 229-46.
  • Zaitsev, A.N., Britvin, S.N., Kearsley, A., Wenzel, T. and Kirk, C. (2015). Jörgkellerite, IMA 2015-020. CNMNC Newsl., No.26, S.942; Min. Mag., 79, 941-47. (Typ-Publ.)
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