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Swaziland

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Geological map of Swaziland

Swaziland
Me infront of emerald mine at Doko Village

Dokolwayo Mine, Dokolwayo, Lubombo District, Swaziland
Geological map of Swaziland

Swaziland
Me infront of emerald mine at Doko Village

Dokolwayo Mine, Dokolwayo, Lubombo District, Swaziland
Geological map of Swaziland

Swaziland
Me infront of emerald mine at Doko Village

Dokolwayo Mine, Dokolwayo, Lubombo District, Swaziland
 
Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° South , 31° East (est.)
Area:17,364 km2


Swaziland is former British colony.
It is divided into four districts: Hhohho, Lubombo, Manzini and Shiselweni.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

53 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Mesoarchean : 3074 ± 3 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Precambrian
 Archean
  Mesoarchean
ⓘ Zircon3074 ± 3 MaSinceni Mtn, Lubombo District, Swaziland

Localities in this Region


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References

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Hunter, D. R. (1962): The mineral resources of Swaziland. Swaziland Geol. Survey and Mines Dept., Bull. No. 2, 1-111.
Hunter, D. R., D. H. James, J. G. Urie (1963): Swaziland Geological Survey and Mines Department Bulletin No. 3, Geological Survey and Mines Department, Swaziland, xx pp.
Kroonenberg, S. B. (1978): Hand-out on rocks and geological history of Swaziland Geological Survey and Mines Department, Swaziland, xx pp.

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