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Mazowe Mine (incl. Jumbo Mine), Mazowe gold field, Mazowe District, Mashonaland Central, Zimbabwe

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 17° 28' 17'' South , 30° 55' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -17.47149,30.92501
Owned/operated by:Metallion Resources
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


Quarz veins with gold mineralisation and rare bismuth tellurium minerals. The Mazowe mine is a merger of several formerly independent mines, of which the Jumbo Mine was the single most important producer.
Located about 40 km NNW of Harare.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 1381486
Archean volcanic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Comments: May include hypabyssal intrusions.

Lithology: Volcanic rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

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- Blenkinsop, T.G., Oberthür, T., and mapeto, O. (2000): Gold mineralization in the Mazowe area, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe: I. Tectonic controls on mineralization. Mineralium Deposita 35, 126-137.
- Oberthür, T., Blenkinsop, T.G., Hein, U.F., Höppner, M., Höhndorf, A., and Weiser, T.W. (2000): Gold mineralization in the Mazowe area, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe: II. Genetic relationships deduced from mineralogical, fluid inclusion and stable isotope studies, and the Sm-Nd isotopic composition of scheelites. Mineralium Deposita 35, 138-156.
- Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970.

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