Index to mineral occurrences — Colonial Geological Surveys 1947–1956

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From Dixey, F. 1957. Colonial Geological Surveys 1947–1956: a review of progress during the past ten years. Colonial geology and mineral resources. Bulletin supplement No. 2. London: HMSO.

2019 note: Numbers after the country name refer to the page numbers in the published print version. Lists of minerals for each country have also been added to the country articles on Earthwise.

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Kenya

Uganda

Tanganyika

Northern Rhodesia

Nyasaland

Somaliland Protectorate

Bechuanaland Protectorate

Swaziland

Nigeria

Gold Coast

Sierra Leone

Federation of Malaya

British Territories in Borneo

Cyprus

British Guiana

British Honduras

Jamaica

Leeward Islands

Windward Islands

Fiji

British Solomon Islands Protectorate

Index of mineral occurrences

Allanite:

Somaliland, 59

Alunite:

Leeward Islands, 114

Amblygonite:

Uganda, 11, 33

Andalusite:

Gold Coast, 14, 77

Swaziland, 63, 65

Anhydrite:

Somaliland, 13, 59

Antimony:

North Borneo, 96

Sarawak, 14, 96

Sierra Leone, 85

Apatite:

Northern Rhodesia, 12, 46

Nyasaland, 12, 22, 51

Uganda, 11, 12, 22, 33, 35

Arsenic:

Sierra Leone, 85

Arsenopyrite:

Sierra Leone, 85

Asbestos:

Bechuanaland, 6, 13, 61

British Solomon Islands, 117

Gold Coast, 7, 75

Kenya, 11, 29

Nyasaland, 48, 50

Swaziland, 13, 65, 66, 67

Uganda, 11, 33

Barytes:

British Honduras, 106

Swaziland, 65, 66, 67

Uganda, 35

Bauxite:

British Guiana, 9, 15, 102, 103, 104

Gold Coast, 13, 74

Jamaica, 15, 109

Nyasaland, 12, 48, 50

Sarawak, 11, 15, 96

Sierra Leone, 84

Beach sands:

Gold Coast, 77

North Borneo, 96

Sarawak, 96

Bentonite:

Kenya, 11, 29

Beryl:

Somaliland, 59

Uganda, 5, 11, 33, 34, 35

Bismuth:

Uganda, 5, 11, 33, 34, 35

Bismuto-tantalite:

Uganda, 11, 33

Brick clay:

Sierra Leone, 87

Uganda, 37

Building materials:

British Territories in Borneo, 97

Gold Coast, 78

Nigeria, 71

Northern Rhodesia, 47

Nyasaland, 48

Tanganyika, 43

Calcite:

Swaziland, 65

Carbonatite:

Africa, 11, 22

Kenya, 4, 11, 22, 29

Northern Rhodesia, 5, 6, 11, 12, 22,46

Nyasaland, 11, 12, 22, 48, 50–51, 53

Tanganyika, 11, 12, 22, 40, 41, 42

Uganda, 4, 11, 12, 22, 34, 35

Cassiterite. See Tin

Cement and cement materials:

Gold Coast, 75

Kenya, 30

Nigeria, 70

Northern Rhodesia, 16, 47

Nyasaland, 16, 51

Tanganyika, 12, 16, 42

Uganda, 11, 35

Chromite:

British Solomon Islands, 117

Kenya, 11, 29

Sierra Leone, 14, 27, 79, 81–83, 86

Clay:

Nigeria, 71

Nyasaland, 48, 53

Tanganyika, 12, 42

Coal:

Bechuanaland, 6, 11, 13, 61

British Territories in Borneo, 14

Nigeria, 13, 68, 69–70

North Borneo, 96

Northern Rhodesia, 11, 12, 46

Nyasaland, 48, 50, 51, 53

Sarawak, 11, 96

Swaziland, 11, 65

Tanganyika, 5, 11, 12, 38, 40, 41

Uganda, 34

Cobalt:

British Solomon Islands, 117

Uganda, 11, 12, 35

Columbite:

British Guiana, 102

Nigeria, 11, 13, 70

Sierra Leone, 85

Somaliland, 59

Swaziland, 65

Columbite-tantalite:

Uganda, 5, 11, 33, 34, 35

Copper and copper ores:

Bechuanaland, 13, 61

British Solomon Islands, 117

Fiji, 115, 116

Gold Coast, 7, 75, 77

Jamaica, 15, 109

Kenya, 11, 29

Leeward Islands, 15, 113, 114

North Borneo, 96

Northern Rhodesia, 46

Nyasaland, 48

Sierra Leone, 86

Tanganyika, 12, 40, 42

Uganda, 11, 12, 33, 35

Corundum:

Nyasaland, 48, 50

Swaziland, 65

Tanganyika, 39

Diamonds:

British Guiana, 102

Gold Coast, 13, 14, 74, 77

Sierra Leone, 14, 79, 80, 86

Tanganyika, 39

Uganda, 35

Diaspore:

Swaziland, 63, 65

Diatomite:

Uganda, 35

Dolomite:

British Honduras, 106

Jamaica, 108

Fluorspar (Fluorite):

Kenya, 11, 29

Swaziland, 65

Galena. See Lead

Garnet:

Nyasaland, 50

Tanganyika, 12, 42

Geothermal steam:

Kenya, 30

Germanium:

Northern Rhodesia, 46

Gersdorffite:

Swaziland, 65

Glass sands:

Jamaica, 108

Nigeria, 71

Uganda, 37

Gold:

British Guiana, 102

British Honduras, 15, 106

British Solomon Islands, 16, 117

British Territories in Borneo, 14

Fiji, 15, 115

Gold Coast, 7, 13, 74

Kenya, 4, 11, 28, 29

Nigeria, 7, 68, 72

North Borneo, 96

Nyasaland, 48, 50

Sarawak, 96

Sierra Leone, 14, 79, 85

Swaziland, 13, 65, 66, 67

Tanganyika, 5, 12, 20, 38, 39, 40, 42

Uganda, 11, 33, 34, 35

Graphite:

Kenya, 11, 28, 29

Leeward Islands, 113

Tanganyika, 12, 40, 42

Uganda, 35

Guano:

British Territories in Borneo, 96

Gypsum:

Jamaica, 11, 15, 108, 110

Somaliland, 11, 13, 59

Tanganyika, 12, 42

Hot springs:

Fiji, 116

Ilmenite:

British Solomon Islands, 117

Gold Coast, 14, 77

Nyasaland, 11, 12, 50, 53

Sierra Leone, 11, 86

Ilmenorutile:

Sierra Leone, 85

Iron and iron ores:

Bechuanaland, 61

British Guiana, 102, 103

British Solomon Islands, 117

Fiji, 115

Gold Coast, 11, 14, 75

Jamaica, 11, 15, 108, 110

Leeward Islands, 113

Nigeria, 13, 68, 70

Nyasaland, 50

Sierra Leone, 14, 79, 81, 83, 85

Swaziland, 11, 63, 65

Tanganyika, 11, 12, 40, 41, 42

Uganda, 11, 22, 33, 35

Kaolin:

Swaziland, 65

Tanganyika, 12, 42

Kimberlite:

Tanganyika, 41

Kyanite:

Bechuanaland, 13, 61

Gold Coast, 14, 77

Kenya, 11, 28, 29

Nyasaland, 13, 50

Tanganyika, 12, 42

Lead and lead ores:

Jamaica, 109

Nigeria, 11, 13, 68, 70

Sierra Leone, 83, 85

Somaliland, 59

Uganda, 35

Lignite:

Nigeria, 68, 70

Sierra Leone, 79, 84, 87

Limestone:

Gold Coast, 14, 75

Nigeria, 70

Northern Rhodesia, 5, 16, 46, 47

Nyasaland, 48, 51

Tanganyika, 42

Uganda, 34

Magnesite:

Kenya, 11, 29

Tanganyika, 12, 42

Uganda, 35

Manganese:

British Guiana, 11, 15, 102, 103

British Solomon Islands, 117

British Territories in Borneo, 14

Fiji, 11, 15, 27, 115, 116

Gold Coast, 13, 14, 74, 77

Jamaica, 109

North Borneo, 96

Sierra Leone, 85

Somaliland, 59

Meerschaum:

Tanganyika, 12, 42

Mercury:

Sarawak, 96

Mica:

Kenya, 11, 29

Nyasaland, 48

Somaliland, 59

Tanganyika, 5, 12, 39, 41, 42

Uganda, 11, 33

Microlite:

Uganda, 35

Mineral springs:

Uganda, 33

Molybdenite:

Leeward Islands, 15, 113

Sierra Leone, 85

Somaliland, 59

Monazite:

British Honduras, 15, 105

Gold Coast, 14, 77

Kenya, 11, 22, 29

Northern Rhodesia, 12, 22, 46

Nyasaland, 12, 22, 51

Sierra Leone, 83, 84

Somaliland, 59

Nickel:

Bechuanaland, 13, 61

British Solomon Islands, 117

Gold Coast, 14, 77

Nyasaland, 48

Sierra Leone, 86

Oil:

British Honduras, 9, 15, 106

British Territories in Borneo, 14

Gold Coast, 14, 75

Jamaica, 9, 15, 109

Kenya, 11, 29

Nigeria, 13, 70

Somaliland, 13, 59

Tanganyika, 40

Trinidad, 10

Uganda, 33, 34

Petroleum. See Oil

Phosphates:

British Solomon Islands, 117

British Territories in Borneo, 96

Fiji, 116

Leeward Islands, 113

Uganda, 11, 12, 35

Platinum:

British Solomon Islands, 117

Nyasaland, 48

Sierra Leone, 14, 79, 84, 86

Pozzolanic materials:

Windward Islands, 25, 114

Pyrites:

Cyprus, 101

Pyrochlore:

Kenya, 11, 22, 29

Nigeria, 11, 70

Northern Rhodesia, 12, 22, 46

Nyasaland, 22, 51

Tanganyika, 12, 22, 41

Uganda, 11, 12, 22, 33, 35

Pyrophyllite:

Swaziland, 63, 65

Radioactive minerals:

Nigeria, 11, 70

Northern Rhodesia, 46

Nyasaland, 13, 51

Sierra Leone, 84

Rare-earths:

Kenya, 22

Nyasaland, 12, 22, 51

Road metal:

British Territories in Borneo, 97

Tanganyika, 43

Rutile:

Nyasaland, 11, 50, 53

Sierra Leone, 11, 83, 85, 86

Somaliland, 59

Salt:

Leeward Islands, 114

Tanganyika, 42

Uganda, 33

Samarskite:

Somaliland, 59

Sillimanite:

Kenya, 11, 29

Silver:

British Solomon Islands, 117

Fiji, 115

Northern Rhodesia, 46

Swaziland, 67

Sphalerite. See Zinc

Sulphur:

Leeward Islands, 114

Talc:

Kenya, 11, 29

Nyasaland, 50

Swaziland, 65

Tantalite:

Nigeria, 69

Tin and tin ores:

British Honduras, 15, 105, 106

Malaya, 14, 92

Nigeria, 68, 69, 70

Somaliland, 59

Swaziland, 13, 65, 66, 67

Tanganyika, 5, 12, 39, 42

Uganda, 5, 11, 33, 34, 35

Titaniferous magnetite:

Tanganyika, 12, 40, 42

Tungsten and tungsten ores:

Nigeria, 69

Tanganyika, 12, 42

Uganda, 5, 11, 33, 34, 35

Vermiculite:

Nyasaland, 13, 53

Tanganyika, 12, 42

Uganda, 11, 12, 22, 33, 35

Water supply:

Bechuanaland, 16, 62

British Guiana, 102

British Honduras, 9, 17, 105, 106

British Territories in Borneo, 97

Cyprus, 8, 99

Gold Coast, 17, 74, 77

Jamaica, 9, 17, 108, 109, 110

Kenya, 16, 30

Leeward Islands, 10, 17, 113

Malaya, 92, 93

Nigeria, 16, 68, 69, 71

Northern Rhodesia, 16

Nyasaland, 16, 48, 50, 55–57

Sierra Leone, 87

Somaliland, 59

Swaziland, 16, 65

Tanganyika, 16, 38, 42

Uganda, 16, 36

Windward Islands, 17

Wolfram. See Tungsten

Wollastonite:

Kenya, 11, 29

Yttrotantalite:

Swaziland, 66, 67

Zinc:

Fiji, 115

Jamaica, 109

Kenya, 11, 29

Nigeria, 11, 13, 68, 70

Sierra Leone, 85

Uganda, 35