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Bafokeng Rasimone Mine (Bafokeng Mine; Wildebeest Mine), Rustenburg (Rustenburg District), Western Bushveld Complex, Bojanala Platinum District, North West Province, South Africa

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 27' 33'' South , 27° 5' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -25.45921,27.09653
Other regions containing this locality:Transvaal, South Africa
Owned/operated by:Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat)
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Gold mine


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Regional Geology

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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Rhyacian - Siderian
2050 - 2500 Ma



ID: 2226822
Vlakfontein Subsuite of Rustenburg Layered Suite of Bushveld Complex

Age: Proterozoic (2050 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Vlakfontein Subsuite

Description: Pyroxenite, harzburgite, norite

Reference: Council for Geoscience. Geologic map of South Africa, 1:1M. National Science Councils of South Africa. [41]

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