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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
26° 14' 36'' South , 28° 29' 17'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
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:

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

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Metals, other than the Platinum Group

List of minerals for each chemical element

Au GoldAu


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

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