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Spitzkop Mine, Bronkhorstspruit, Pretoria District (Tshwane District), Gauteng, South Africai
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Spitzkop MineMine
Bronkhorstspruit- not defined -
Pretoria District (Tshwane District)District
GautengProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 51' 59'' South , 28° 55' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -25.86639,28.92583
GeoHash:G#: keksf5pjk
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters


Silver mine located east of Pretoria on Spitzkop farm 533 JR (coordinates are for the farm location). Operated between 1924-1928 and produced 48 tons of ore and 38 tons of lead.

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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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3189153
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Karoo Supergroup

Comments: Karoo Basin

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Rhyacian - Siderian
2050 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2235922
Lebowa Granite Suite of Bushveld Complex

Age: Proterozoic (2050 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Lebowa Granite Suite

Description: Granite

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

Rhyacian
2050 - 2300 Ma



ID: 3308846

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]

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