Impala Platinum Mines, Rustenburg (Rustenburg District), Western Bushveld Complex, Bojanala Platinum District, North West Province, South Africa
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||25° 28' 37'' South , 27° 15' 5'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-25.47694,27.25139|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Transvaal, South Africa|
Located 14 km NNW of Rustenburg. A 16 shaft mining complex, underground & opencast mining of Merensky & UG2 Reefs.
18 valid minerals.
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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|Rhyacian - Siderian|
2050 - 2500 Ma
|Pyramid Gabbro-Norite of Rustenburg Layered Suite of Bushveld Complex|
Prichard, H. M., Barnes, S. J., Maier, W. D., & Fisher, P. C. (2004). Variations in the nature of the platinum-group minerals in a cross-section through the Merensky Reef at Impala Platinum: Implications for the mode of formation of the reef. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(2), 423-437.