Majiyohan

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Majiyohan
Town
Majiyohan is located in Somalia
Majiyohan
Majiyohan
Location in Somalia.
Coordinates: 11°4′19″N 49°0′52″E / 11.07194°N 49.01444°E / 11.07194; 49.01444Coordinates: 11°4′19″N 49°0′52″E / 11.07194°N 49.01444°E / 11.07194; 49.01444
Country

 Somalia

Region Bari
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Majiyohan (also known as Majayahan, Mijayahan, Manja-Yihan or Majiyahan), is a town in the northeastern Bari region of Somalia. Situated in the autonomous Puntland region, it is a center for mining and is noted for its mineral resources. The latter have been estimated at 200,000 t at a grade of 0.074% tin, 0.011% tantalum, 0.098% rubidium, and 0.036% cesium.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ United States Bureau of Mines, Geological Survey (2000). Minerals Yearbook, Volume 3. The Bureau. pp. 12–15. 

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External links[edit]

  • Satellite images of the tin mining area at Majiyohan: here and here.