Loxton Mine (Don Diamonds Mine), Loxtondal kimberlites, Dronfield, Kimberley, Francis Baard District, Northern Cape, South Africai
|Regional Level Types|
|Loxton Mine (Don Diamonds Mine)||Mine|
|Loxtondal kimberlites||Group of Pipes|
|Dronfield||- not defined -|
|Kimberley||- not defined -|
|Francis Baard District||District|
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||28° South , 24° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~2km|
|Köppen climate type:||BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate|
A diamond mine in a kimberlite pipe, owned by Good Hope Diamonds. The mine is said to produce diamonds of good quality. In 2005, it still produced ores from underground workings.
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Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Diamond|
Reference: Field, M., Stiefenhofer, J., Robey, J., and Kurszlaukis, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 33-75.
| ⓘ 'commodity:Diamond'|
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 1 - Elements|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS|
|Semi-metals and non-metals|
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- Field, M., Stiefenhofer, J., Robey, J., and Kurszlaukis, S. (2008): Kimberlite-hosted diamond deposits of southern Africa: A review. Ore Geology Reviews 34, 33-75.
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