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|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||26° South , 31° East (est.)|
Swaziland is former British colony.
It is divided into four districts: Hhohho, Lubombo, Manzini and Shiselweni.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
53 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Select Rock List TypeAlphabetical List Tree Diagram
Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
GeochronologyMineralization 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 Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
Localities in this Region
- ⭔Hhohho District
- Bulembu (Havelock)
- Iron Hill
- Londozi mine
- Makwana Kop (Makwanakop)
- Malolotja Nature Reserve
- Art Union Extension Mine
- Art Union Mine
- Avalanche Mine
- Buckingham Mine
- Forbes Reef area
- Gumtree Mine
- Hazelmere Mine
- Iron Mine
- Ivanhoe Mine
- Jasper Mine
- Jim's Luck Mine
- Komati Gold Mine (Komati Mine)
- Lomati Extension Mine
- Ngwenya Mtn (Bomvu Ridge; Bomvu deposit)
- No 32 Mine
- Oban Mine
- Primrose Mine
- Rajah Mine
- Hhohho District
- ⭔Lubombo District
- ⭔Manzini District
- ⭔Shiselweni District
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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.