Gloucester mine, Gloucester Farm, Postmasburg manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||28° 4' 5'' South , 23° 2' 26'' East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~0km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Kalahari Desert, Africa|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Located on Gloucester farm (no. 13). Mining started in 1936.
6 valid minerals.
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Cairncross, B., and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, Linden 2014, RSA
Cairncross, B., Beukes, N., and Gutzmer, J., (1997) The Manganese Adventure, The South African Manganese Fields. Associated Ore & Metal Corporation Limited, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa
Cairncross, B., and Beukes, N. J., (2013) The Kalahari Manganese Field, the adventure continues. Struik Nature Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa