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Thio

Thio (166.193E 21.612S) is a nickel mining district located on the island of New Caledonia. Weathering of an ophiolite formation has concentrated its nickel to produce one of the richest nickel ore deposits in the world.

Production was approximately 4400 tons of nickel per year during the war.

Road connections

Bouloparis


References

Van Royen and Bowles (1952)


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