|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||16° 4' South , 33° 43' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-16.06667,33.71667|
|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.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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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541 - 1000 Ma
|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. 
1000 - 1600 Ma
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.