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Lutope Tin Mine, Hwange District, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 20' 30'' South , 26° 57' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -18.3415546451, 26.957700332
Flat lying interconnected pegmatite sheets with large eye-shaped bulge in Kamativi Formation. Swarms of vertical tin pegmatites occur, but most production came from alluvial and eluvial deposits. Produces also scrap and flake mica.

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Ahrens, L H and A. M. Macgregor (1951) Probable Extreme Age of Pegmatites from Southern Rhodesia. Science 20 July 1951: Vol. 114 no. 2951 pp. 64-65.

Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa.

MUGUMBATE, R. OESTERLEN, P.M., MASIYAMBIRI, S. & DUBE, W. (2001): Industrial Minerals and Rock Deposits of Zimbabwe.- Zimbabwe Geological Survey Mineral Resources Series No. 27., Harare; 159 pages.

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