Nama Group geochemistry

Dataset title Nama Group geochemistry
Dataset creators Rosalie Tostevin, University College London
Dataset theme Geoscientific Information
Dataset abstract

Rare earth element, major and minor element, and iron speciation data for nine independent sections in the Nama Group, described in detail in Wood et al., 2015, Precambrian Research, and Tostevin et al., 2016, Nature Communications. Additional data for Zebra River section include sulfur isotopes from carbonate associated sulfate (published in Tostevin et al, 2017, Precambrian Research); Uranium isotope data for carbonates (published in Tostevin et al., 2019, EPSL); Calcium isotope data for carbonates (unpublished).

Dataset content dates 9th September 2011 – 1st October 2018
Dataset spatial coverage Nama Group, Namibia.
Brak: 23° 58’17.00”S 16° 8’6.50”E
Driedoornvlagte: 23° 52’43.58”S 16° 36’35.87”E
Zebra: River 24° 31’9.54”S 16° 15’8.08”E
Omkyk: 24° 48’19.00”S 16° 13’45.00”E
Zwartmodder: 24° 53’38.13”S 16° 19’30.97”E
Grens: 27° 10’34.48”S 16° 21’58.51”E
Arasab: 26° 53’16.93”S 16° 24’47.36”E
Pinnacle: Reefs 27° 27’35.46”S 16° 34’16.96”E
Swartpunt: 27° 28’29.00”S 16° 41’33.00”E
Dataset supply format MS Excel
Dataset language English-United Kingdom
Dataset discovery metadata record Discovery Link to the dataset's BGS Discovery Metadata record
Dataset publisher British Geological Survey
Dataset publication date 1st January 2020
Dataset digital object identifier(DOI) 10.5285/3b57c988-068d-42bb-b601-ff7ed4cabc77
Dataset citation text Rosalie Tostevin (2020): Nama Group geochemistry. British Geological Survey. (Dataset).
Constraints and terms of use Data under embargo until 1st January 2020
Access the dataset Until the embargo period has expired, please contact Rosalie Tostevin, email
Further information Tostevin et al., 2019, EPSL:
Tostevin et al., 2016, Nat Comms:
Tostevin et al., 2017, Precambrian Res:
Wood et al., 2015, Precambrian Res: