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Palmietkuil Mine, Sedibeng District, Gauteng, South Africai
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Palmietkuil MineMine
Sedibeng DistrictDistrict
GautengProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
26° 14' 36'' South , 28° 29' 17'' East
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Springs186,394 (2018)8.8km
Brakpan305,692 (2012)11.9km
Benoni605,344 (2012)17.8km
Nigel140,644 (2012)20.9km
Delmas92,046 (2012)22.2km


A gold mine that had a capacity of over 800,000 tons of ore/year (1937). In 1941 the land was taken over by the Grootvlei Proprietary Mines Limited. Mine location is Palmietkuilen 241 farm, now in Sedibeng District according to boundary maps.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Transvaal, South AfricaProvince (Former)
Witwatersrand goldfield, South AfricaMining Region

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Metal Mining Mining Geol., A.I.M.E. (1937): 304.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au

List of minerals for each chemical element

AuGold
Au GoldAu

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Metal Mining Mining Geology, A.I.M.E. (1937): 304.

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