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Southern Coastal Mines (MA1; Mining Area 1), Lüderitz District, Karas Region, Namibia

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 26° South , 15° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~210km
Owned/operated by:Namdeb Diamond Corporation (PTY) Ltd (50%) - a subsidiary of De Beers Group of Companies
Locality type:Group of Mines


Area with several open-pit diamond mines (six in 1993).

The area consists of raised beaches that cover a distance of over 100 km north of the Orange River mouth to Chameis Bay.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Daul, J., Bauer, K. & Moser, P. (1993): Bergbau in Namiba - Erfahrungen einer Studienreise. Institut für Bergbaukunde, Bergtechnik und Bergwirtschaft, Wissenschaftliche Schriftenreihe No. 3, Leoben, Austria, 130 pp (in German).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC

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- Daul, J., Bauer, K. & Moser, P. (1993): Bergbau in Namiba - Erfahrungen einer Studienreise. Institut für Bergbaukunde, Bergtechnik und Bergwirtschaft, Wissenschaftliche Schriftenreihe No. 3, Leoben, Austria, 130 pp (in German).

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