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Kusasalethu Mine (Elandskraal Mine; Elandsrand Mine; Deelkraal Mine), Carletonville, Western Sector, Far West Rand (West Wits Line), West Rand District (West Rand), Witwatersrand field, Gauteng Province, South Africa

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 27' 14'' South , 27° 21' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -26.4538888889, 27.3591666667
Name(s) in local language(s):Kusasalethu Mine
Other regions containing this locality:Transvaal, South Africa


A gold mine owned by the Anglo American Corp. Produced 10,694 kg of gold (1984). West Wits Line. 10 km SW of Carletonville. Sold in 2001 to Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd, who amalgamated Elandsrand mine and Deelkraal mine and is now known as Kusasalethu (formely Elandskraal). Deelkraal section is 5km to the west, was owned by Goldfields of South Africa. 1,445 kilo tons of ore yielded 7,298 kg Au (1984).

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References

Mining Annual Review (1985): 412.

Econ Geol (1991) 86:261-277

Cairncross, B., and Rademeyer, B., (2001) Large barite crystals from the Elandsrand gold mine, South Africa. Mineralogical Record 32(3) 177-180

Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa.



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