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Mazowe Mine (incl. Jumbo Mine), Mazowe gold field, Mashonaland Central, Zimbabwe

Quarz veins with gold mineralisation and rare bismuth tellurium minerals. The Mazowe mine is a merger of several formerly independent mines, of which the Jumbo Mine was the single most important producer.
Located about 40 km NNW of Harare.

Mineral List

Arsenopyrite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Cobaltite
Cosalite
Galena
Gold
var: Electrum
Ingodite
Joséite-A
Muscovite
var: Sericite

Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rutile
Scheelite
Sphalerite
Tetradymite


21 entries listed. 17 valid minerals.

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References

- Blenkinsop, T.G., Oberthür, T., and mapeto, O. (2000): Gold mineralization in the Mazowe area, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe: I. Tectonic controls on mineralization. Mineralium Deposita 35, 126-137.
- Oberthür, T., Blenkinsop, T.G., Hein, U.F., Höppner, M., Höhndorf, A., and Weiser, T.W. (2000): Gold mineralization in the Mazowe area, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe: II. Genetic relationships deduced from mineralogical, fluid inclusion and stable isotope studies, and the Sm-Nd isotopic composition of scheelites. Mineralium Deposita 35, 138-156.
- Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineral. Mag. 72, 953-970.

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