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carbonatites of South Africa and South West Africa a nuclear raw materials investigation primarily for the Atomic Energy Board by W. J. Verwoerd

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Published by Dept. of Mines, Geological Survey in [Pretoria] .
Written in English



  • South Africa.,
  • Namibia.


  • Carbonatites -- South Africa.,
  • Carbonatites -- Namibia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby W. J. Verwoerd.
SeriesHandbook, 6, Handbook (Geological Survey (South Africa)) ;, 6.
ContributionsSouth Africa. Atomic Energy Board.
LC ClassificationsQE462.C36 V46
The Physical Object
Paginationviii [i.e. xviii] 452 p. :
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5385202M
LC Control Number72509486

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Verwoerd, W.J. (), Loolekop at Palabora. In: The Carbonatites of South Africa and South West Africa. S. Africa Geol. Surv. Hndbk., 6, 15– [More detailed description of the carbonatite core. The volume also includes an interesting petrogenetic essay on carbonatites, pp. –] Google ScholarAuthor: Colin J. Dixon. Verwoerd, W. J. 19~7: The carbonatit~s of South Afi~ca and South West Africa. GeoL Sate. S. Africa Handbook 6. Accepted for publication September Printed April ium carbonatite lavas of Oldoiny6 Lengai. ~Ihis has been challenged on geo]togical and isotopic grounds by Bell et al. (), a particularly im- portant point being the low K Cited by: The Goudini carbonatite volcano, in Northwest province, South Africa, has the shape of a maar and is a satellite of the Mesoproterozoic Pilanesberg alkaline complex. It owes its preservation to burial, subsequent exhumation, and extraordinary stability of the African interior since the Cretaceous by: 6. H. O’Brien, in Mineral Deposits of Finland, Age and Occurrence. Carbonatites occur throughout the geologic record, but there is an apparent population maximum in post-Paleozoic times (greater than 50% of the carbonatites in the Wooley and Kjarsgaard (a) compilation are carbonatites preferentially surviving.

A model carbonatite volcano After studying large numbers of descriptions of carbonatite volcanoes and sub-volcanic in- trusives, and in particular those from South and East Africa (Smith , King & Suther- land , King , Heindch , Tuttle & Gittins , Verwoed , King, le Bas & Sutherland ), it is possible to construct a Cited by: Overview of the case On 4 November , Ethiopia and Liberia, as former States Members of the League of Nations, instituted separate proceedings against South Africa in a case concerning the continued existence of the League of Nations Mandate for South West Africa and the duties and performance of South Africa as mandatory Power. The Ossewabrandwag (OB) (Afrikaans: Ossewabrandwag, from Afrikaans: ossewa, lit. 'ox-wagon' and Afrikaans: brandwag, lit. 'guard, picket, sentinel, sentry' - Ox-wagon Sentinel) was an anti-British and pro-German organisation in South Africa during World War II, which opposed South African participation in the -German Afrikaners formed the Ossewabrandwag in Bloemfontein on 4 February Headquarters: Bloemfontein, Union of South Africa. Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on 8 September He was the second child of Anje Strik and Wilhelmus Johannes Verwoerd. His father was a shopkeeper and a deeply religious man who decided to move to South Africa in because of his sympathy towards the Afrikaner nation after the South African War.

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