On a Skarn Monazite Occurrence from the Namib Desert Near Usakos, South-West Africa

O. von Knorring and T. N. Clifford
Research Institute of African Geology, University of Leeds

Summary: An unusual monazite deposit of metasomatic origin is described. The monazite occurs as randomly oriented crystals in a dolomitic marble. The chemical composition and optical data of the monazite are given.

Mineralogical Magazine; December 1960 v. 32; no. 251; p. 650-653; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1960.032.251.06
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