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Geita Mine, Geita Region, Tanzania

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 2° 51' 55'' South , 32° 11' 2'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -2.86549,32.18398
GeoHash:G#: kxqzsq7ek
Owned/operated by:AngloGold Ashanti Limited
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet

Gold mine in Banded Iron Formation, 50 km south of Lake Victoria, opened 2000. Located in Sukumaland Greenstones, Geita Greenstone Belt.
A gallery has unspecified sulfate efflorescences (Kühn & Germann, 1992).

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6 valid minerals.

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- J. Afr.Earth Sci., 18 (2), 111-121
- Geol. Jb., D 100, 545-595
- Geol. Rundschau, 79 (2), 355-371.
- Kühn, S. & Germann, K. (1992): Metallogenetisches Modell für die an eine archaische Eisenformation gebundene Gold-Sulfid-Vererzung von Geita, Tansania. Z. angew. Geol. 38, 105-106.
- Vos, I.M.A. et al. (2009): The geology and mineralization at the Golden Pride gold deposit, Nzega Greenstone Belt, Tanzania. Mineralium Deposita 44, 751-764.

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