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Trekkopje uranium mine (Klein Trekkopje deposit), Arandis, Erongo Region, Namibiai
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Trekkopje uranium mine (Klein Trekkopje deposit)Mine
ArandisTown
Erongo RegionRegion
NamibiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° South , 14° East (est.)
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~2km
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Uranium mine/project.
The first uranium concentrate was produced in January 2011, but the project is currently (2011) suspended.

The mine works the Klein Trekkopje deposit which is approximately 15 km long by between 1 and 3 km wide and is located in the Namib desert 35 km north of the Rössing mine. The deposit is located at very shallow depth; it extends to a maximum depth of 30 m and is covered with a layer of topsoil and overburden that is just 1 m to 2 m thick. The proven and probable reserves are 49,952 t eU3O8.

Owned by AREVA company.

Located 35 km from Arandis.

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African PlateTectonic Plate

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