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Freda Rebecca Mine (Freda-Rebecca Mine), Bindura District, Mashonaland Central, Zimbabwe
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Latitude: 17°17'44"S
Longitude: 31°18'16"E
 
 
An open pit gold mine, started in 1985 and operated by Cluff Resources Zimbabwe Ltd. (formerly Promotor and Botha Mines). Annual production since 1988 is around 1.5 tons of gold, at an average recovery grade of 1.5 g Au/ton.

[Also called Bindura mine?]

Now owned by Mwana Africa.

Mineral List

Actinolite
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Apatite'
Arsenopyrite
Bismuth
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Clinozoisite
Diopside
Dravite
Epidote
Galena
Gersdorffite
var: Cobaltoan Gersdorffite
Gold
'Hornblende'
Ilmenite
var: Manganoan Ilmenite

Microcline
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Orthoclase
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Rutile
Siderophyllite
Tetrahedrite
Titanite
Zircon
Zoisite


31 entries listed. 24 valid minerals.

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References

Klemm, D.D., and Kräutner, H.G. (2000): Hydrothermal alteration and associated mineralization in the Freda-Rebecca gold deposit - Bindura District, Zimbabwe. Mineralium Deposita 35, 90-108.

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