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Bubi Mine, Bubi District, Matabeleland North, Zimbabwei
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Bubi MineMine
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Matabeleland NorthProvince

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
19° 18' 23'' South , 28° 45' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
Inyati8,402 (2014)41.9km

Opencast gold mine, located 140km north of Bulawayo, opened in mid-1998. Annual production from Bubi is 16 000 oz.
Bubi is a low-grade deposit, averaging only 1g/ton from the oxide ore and less than 3g/ton from the more costly refractory sulphide ore. Owned by GAT Investments.

Note: Originally located in Bulawayo district, boundary changes now places it in Matabeleland North Province.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Au

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Metals, other than the Platinum Group

List of minerals for each chemical element

Au GoldAu

External Links [Mhlanga, Gilbert (2002) Data driven predictive modelling for Archean lode gold potential, Bubi greenstone belt, southwest Zimbabwe. Master's thesis, International Institute for Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), Enschede, The Netherlands]

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African PlateTectonic Plate

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