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Silver Hill Mine, Pretoria District (Tshwane District), Gauteng, South Africai
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Silver Hill MineMine
Pretoria District (Tshwane District)District
GautengProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 54' 17'' South , 27° 59' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -25.90472,27.99583
GeoHash:G#: ke7uth1yn
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


Silver mine on Doornrandje farm 386 JR, near Hennops River, west of Pretoria (coordinates are for the farm location).

Note: Not to be confused with the same mine name located north east of Pretoria.

Regions containing this locality

Transvaal, South Africa

Province (Former) - 838 mineral species & varietal names listed

Witwatersrand Gold Fields, South Africa

Mining Region - 278 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa. 191.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag

List of minerals for each chemical element

AgSilver
Ag SilverAg

Regional Geology

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 2235826
Halfway House Granite

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Halfway House Granite

Description: Granodiorite (porphyritic in places), gneiss, migmatite

Reference: Council for Geoscience. Geologic map of South Africa, 1:1M. National Science Councils of South Africa. [41]

Mesoarchean - Paleoarchean
2800 - 3600 Ma



ID: 3309281

Age: Archean (2800 - 3600 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic and metamorphic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Mesoarchean - Paleoarchean
2800 - 3600 Ma



ID: 3188182
Archean intrusive rocks

Age: Archean (2800 - 3600 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa. Struik Publishers, Cape Town, SA. (DVB)


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