Chameis Bay, Orange River mining area, Karas Region, Namibia
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||27° 57' 22'' South , 15° 40' 52'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-27.95624,15.68126|
|Köppen climate type:||BWk : Cold desert climate|
Diamond mining area.
Offshore diamond mining was carried out in Chameis Bay from 1962 to 1969.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
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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).