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Renco Mine, Chiredzi Mining District (Hartley Mining District), Masvingo, Zimbabwe

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 37' 33'' South , 31° 9' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -20.6258333333, 31.1663888889

A gold property owned by Rio Tinto Zimbabwe. Started about 1983. Produced 227,288 tons ore (= 1,850 kg Au) (1984). Located 75 kilometers southeast of Masvingo (Fort Victoria).

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21 valid minerals.

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Econ Geol (1996) 91:1225-1238

Kolb, J., Kisters, A.F.M., Hoernes, S., and Meyer, F.M. (2000): The origin of fluids and nature of fluid-rock interaction in mid-crustal auriferous mylonites of the Renco mine, southern Zimbabwe. Mineralium Deposita 35, 109-125.

Blenkinsop, T. G., Kröner, A., & Chiwara, V. (2004). Single stage, late Archaean exhumation of granulites in the Northern Marginal Zone, Limpopo Belt, Zimbabwe, and relevance to gold mineralization at Renco mine. South African Journal of Geology, 107(3), 377-396.

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