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There is a modest amount of petroleum production in Zaire. Precious minerals
are mined in several countries. Gold washing in some of the region's rivers has
developed since 1960, and diamonds are mined in Zaire and the Central African
Special note should be made of the highlands of eastern Zaire in the Great Lakes
region, which are partly covered with volcanic lava that has been transformed
into exceptionally rich soil. This is the most productive agricultural area of the ...
Du Congo au Zaire, 1960-1980: essai de bilan (1980), reports on all aspects of
Zaire, lucien cahen, Geologie du Congo Beige (1954), is a thorough study of
geology, rock formation, and mineralogy in what is now Zaire, franz bultot, Atlas ...
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