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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 54' 28'' South , 27° 41' 58'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -25.90778,27.69944
GeoHash:G#: ke7sw7dh7
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


Silver mine west of Pretoria on Dwarsvlei farm 503 JQ (coordinates are for the farm location).

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Transvaal, South Africa

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

No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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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.

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Rhyacian - Siderian
2050 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2239572
Pretoria Group of Transvaal Supergroup

Age: Proterozoic (2050 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Pretoria Group

Description: Andesite, conglomerate

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

Rhyacian
2050 - 2300 Ma



ID: 3311972

Age: Rhyacian (2050 - 2300 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary and volcaniclastic

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

Siderian
2300 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3184872
Paleoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate undivided volcanic 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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