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Leeuwfontein Mine, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga, South Africai
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Leeuwfontein MineMine
Nkangala DistrictDistrict
MpumalangaProvince
South AfricaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 29' 44'' South , 28° 47' 29'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -25.49556,28.79139
GeoHash:G#: kekqzntjx
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Silver mine on farm Leeuwfontein 248 JR (coordinates are for the farm location).

Regions containing this locality

Transvaal, South Africa

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

Bushveld Complex, South Africa

Complex - 527 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: 2235300
Ecca Group of Karoo Supergroup

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Ecca Group

Description: Shale, with sandstone-rich units present towards the basin margins in the south, west and northeast and coal seams in the northeast

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

Rhyacian
2050 - 2300 Ma



ID: 3310611

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: 3184429
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Felsic 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]

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