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Tsumeb West Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia

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A copper/vanadium mine. This mine was taken over by Ongopolo Mining Ltd and is in full operation since 2003. Ongopolo Mining Ltd was sold to Weatherly Mining Ltd April 2006.

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Cairncross, B. (1997) The Otavi Mountain Land Cu-Pb-Zn-V Deposits, Namibia. Mineralogical Record 28(2) 109-130.

Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. (in English).

U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Jan 1948).

Rocks & Minerals: 23: 606.

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