Olifantspoort Mine, Olifantspoort Farm, Rustenburg (Rustenburg District), Western Bushveld Complex, Bojanala Platinum District, North West Province, South Africa
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude:||25° South , 27° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~113km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Transvaal, South Africa|
Reported as a small copper deposit of the "Later Iron Age", in a group of a large number of working and mines of the Iron Age worked by indigenous peoples.
The deposit is a vein deposit exposed over about 100m although the vein has been traced on the surface for about 0.6 km.
30 valid minerals.
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Friede, H. M. (1980) Iron Age Mining in the Transvaal. Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy: April: 156
Reeks, G. (2007) Olifantspoort Mine, Olifantspoort, Northern Province. South African Micromount Society newsletter: 33(3).