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Kalgold Mine, Ngaka Modiri Molema District, North West, South Africai
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Kalgold MineMine
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 10' 15'' South , 25° 15' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -26.17111,25.25028
GeoHash:G#: ke3gnedwn
Owned/operated by:Harmony Gold (100%)
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Located approx 60 km from Mafikeng. Open pit gold mine operated by Harmony Gold Mining Company.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: http://www.harmony.co.za/our-business/our-operations/kalgold-open-pit
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au

List of minerals for each chemical element

AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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Pleistocene - Paleogene
0.0117 - 66 Ma



ID: 3306660

Age: Cenozoic (0.0117 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

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

Paleoproterozoic - Archean
1600 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3192219
Archean-Paleoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Precambrian (1600 - 4000 Ma)

Comments: Kapvaal Craton

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]

Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 2238494
Kraaipan Group

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Kraaipan Group

Description: Banded iron-formation, jaspilite, lava (amphibolite)

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

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

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