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Prieska Copper Mine (Copperton deposit), Copperton, Pixley ka Seme District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 30° South , 23° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~229km


Zn-Cu VMS (massive sulphide) deposit.
Exploited from 1972 to 1994. Located 60km south of Prieska.


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33 valid minerals.

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References

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Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, 136 pp.
Russell Bailie & Jens Gutzmer (2011): Age and primary architecture of the Copperton Zn-Cu VMS deposit, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Ore Geology Reviews 39, 164-179.

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