Ogonja Mine (Onganja Mine; Emke Mine; Emka; Otjisongati), Ogonja (Onganja), Seeis, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||22° 5' 58'' South , 17° 27' 30'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-22.09968,17.45835|
|Köppen climate type:||BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate|
The Onganja mine is situated on Helen 235 & in the past ownership changed several times & was also known as Emke, Emka & Otjisongati.
The Onganja mine is situated on the Voitskopf vein which is continuous with the Maygift vein straddling the border between farms Helen 235 & Klein Onganja 148. Other veins in the immediate vicinity are Omahanga, Kronriff, Feldspatriff, Stanley, Kriegsfeldgang & several alphabetical veins A, B, E, F, G, H, L, N, all the veins are grouped as the Onganja mining area. Mineral specimens of cuprite & native copper came mostly from the Voitskopf-Maygift vein system.
22 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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541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|