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Moatize Mine, Moatize, Tete Province, Mozambique

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 16° 4' South , 33° 43' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -16.06667,33.71667
GeoHash:G#: ktpux5psz
Owned/operated by:Vale SA
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Ref.: Rocks & Min.: 22:406. A coal mine located at Moatize, 15 km from Canchoeira.

Its total production capacity is 11 million metric tons per year: 8.5 million metric tons of metallurgical coal, mainly premium hard coking coal; and 2.5 million metric tons of thermal coal.


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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3191995
Neoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3306523

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic and metamorphic

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

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