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Daberas Mine, Orange River mining area, Oranjemund, ǁKaras Region, Namibiai
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Daberas MineMine
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OranjemundConstituency
ǁKaras RegionRegion
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28° 15' 47'' South , 16° 48' 12'' East
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Oranjemund8,496 (2014)48.2km


Opencast diamond mine opened 1999.

Situated on the northern bank of the Orange River some 80 km east of Oranjemund. It is mined by the conventional open cast method.

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Jacob, R. J., Bluck, B. J., & Ward, J. D. (1999). Tertiary-age diamondiferous fluid deposits of the lower Orange River valley, Southwest Africa. Economic Geology, 94(5), 749-758.

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C

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CCarbon
C DiamondC

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