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Blanket Mine, Gwanda, Gwanda - Filabusi District, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwei
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Blanket MineMine
GwandaCity
Gwanda - Filabusi DistrictDistrict
Matabeleland SouthProvince
ZimbabweCountry

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20° 51' 21'' South , 28° 54' 20'' East
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Gwanda14,450 (2018)13.8km
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Underground gold mine. Produced approximately 34,500oz in 2000. Owned by Caledonia Mining.

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: http://www.caledoniamining.com/blanket.php

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au

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AuGold
Au GoldAu

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Mathe, M., Phiri, A. (2016) The impact of mining on the Environment in Gwanda District Zimbabwe: A case study of Blanket Mine. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 2(5), 503-512.

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