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

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The gate at the end of the road, entrance to the mine property is to the right

Roodekrans Mine, Pretoria District, Gauteng, South Africa
View of overgrown dumps, they run in the same direction as the mine entrance

Roodekrans Mine, Pretoria District, Gauteng, South Africa
The gate at the end of the road, entrance to the mine property is to the right

Roodekrans Mine, Pretoria District, Gauteng, South Africa
View of overgrown dumps, they run in the same direction as the mine entrance

Roodekrans Mine, Pretoria District, Gauteng, South Africa
The gate at the end of the road, entrance to the mine property is to the right

Roodekrans Mine, Pretoria District, Gauteng, South Africa
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
25° 50' 23'' South , 27° 56' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Diepsloot350,000 (2014)12.5km
Muldersdriseloop1,500 (2012)24.3km
Centurion233,386 (2012)24.4km
Midrand173,009 (2012)24.9km
Ga-Rankuwa68,767 (2012)25.3km


Silver mine on Roodekrans farm 492 JQ, west of Pretoria (coordinates are for the farm location). In operation between 1906-1907 producing over 75 tons of ore, 45 tons of lead and 85 kg of silver.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Transvaal, South AfricaProvince (Former)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Stephen J Gomersall

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Second reference - A History of Silver Mining in the greater Pretoria region, 1885-1999 by Graham Walter Reeks. Graham refers to this mine as the Transvaal Silver & Lead Mines Ltd and reference the ore tonnage as above. (Stephen J Gomersall)


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