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A Geological Comparison of the Sishen and Sishen South

The Palaeo Proterozoic Transvaal Supergroup in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa is host to the largest known resources of high grade hematite ore on the Southern African continent These ores are currently being exploited at Sishen and Beeshoek Hematite occurances on the Sishen South exploration project some 65 km south of Sishen mine are at

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THE USE OF REMOTE SENSING IN IRON ORE EXPLORATION

delineation of a new iron ore deposit now known as the Sishen South Deposit I INTRODUCTION The project area is situated in the Northern Cape Province and includes the Sishen Iron Ore Mine and the Sishen South Iron Ore Exploration Project near Kathu and Postmasburg respectively The area is characterised by typical Kalahari landscape with flat

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Mining Weekly Kolomela mine expansion feasible geologists

“The iron ore deposits of the mine area are defined by four varieties of high grade ore types namely massive laminated breccia and conglomeratic bodies which form part of the Asbestos Hill

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Conglomerate Learning Geology

Conglomerate is a clastic sedimentary rock that is formed by the accumulation of rock fragments greater than 2 millimetre in size The rock fragments that forms the conglomerate are round in shape The pore spaces in between the clast of a rock are filled by the finer particles usually silt and clay or any other cementing material that binds the rock fragments together

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IRON ORE Locality Map armcoza

v KHUMANI IRON ORE MINE must replace part/all of Beeshoek’s tonnage Conglomeratic Ore

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secondary and tertiary activity for mining gold ore BINQ

May 03 32 >Mining News >secondary and tertiary activity for mining gold ore Print secondary and tertiary activity for mining gold ore Posted at May 3 46 Ratings The massive Sishen open cast iron ore mine in the Northern Cape

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Mineral resources and reserves report Assore

Mining of iron ore mainly specularite was undertaken as early as 40 000 BC on the farm Doornfontein which is due north of Beeshoek The potential of iron ore in this region was discovered in but due to lack of demand and limited infrastructure this commodity was given little attention

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Gold along the basal contact of the Fortescue Group at

techniques that can effectively explore areas with prospectivity for conglomeratic The Yarraloola Buddadoo Shepherds Well and Yarrie projects all have iron ore as the principal exploration target Fig 5 Figure 5 Location of the Coziron Resources Ltd projects in Western Australia

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Gold along the basal contact of the Fortescue Group at

techniques that can effectively explore areas with prospectivity for conglomeratic The Yarraloola Buddadoo Shepherds Well and Yarrie projects all have iron ore as the principal exploration target Fig 5 Figure 5 Location of the Coziron Resources Ltd projects in Western Australia

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Pilbara’s gold rush a complete guide to the main players

Oct 16 32 There is enough iron ore to supply the whole world’’ He turned out to be spot on but it was Lang Hancock and his royalty deal with Rio Tinto to develop Hope Downs that really established the Pilbara as a major iron ore province that would supply the world with ore for potentially hundreds of years Large open cut iron ore mine in the

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PorterGeo Database Ore Deposit Description

The Khumani iron ore mine is located just to the SW of the township of Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa Location 27 176 51 10 S 23 176 1 4 E The 10 mtpa mine Assmang Limited was formerly known as the Bruce King and Mokaning BKM Project which refers to the farms on which the iron ore resources are located

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PorterGeo Database Ore Deposit Description

The Khumani iron ore mine is located just to the SW of the township of Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa Location 27 176 51 10 S 23 176 1 4 E The 10 mtpa mine Assmang Limited was formerly known as the Bruce King and Mokaning BKM Project which refers to the farms on which the iron ore resources are located

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secondary and tertiary activity for mining gold ore BINQ

May 03 32 Savuka Gold Mine Gauteng Mining Technology AngloGold Ashanti s Savuka gold mine is situated in Gauteng South Africa The mine is approaching the end of its productive life with majority of the ore The mining operations at Savuka are occasionally affected by seismic activiti out through a three shaft system including the main secondary and tertiary shafts

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Kolomela Iron Ore Mine Northern Cape South Africa

Dec 27 32 The deposit consists of four varieties of high grade haematite ores namely clastic textured 29 laminated 53 collapse breccia 10 and conglomeratic 8 The lump to fine ratio of Kolomela’s ore is 60 40 Iron ore reserves at Kolomela The estimated ore reserves at Kolomela stood at 200mt grading 644 Fe as of 31 December

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Iron Ore Assmang Proprietary Limited

The Assmang Iron Ore Division consists of two iron ore mines Khumani and Beeshoek Mine Both mines are situated in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa approximately 200 kilometres west of the town of Kimberley

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Iron ore Wikipedia

Available world iron ore resourc Iron is the most abundant element on earth but not in the crust citation needed The extent of the accessible iron ore reserves is not known though Lester Brown of the Worldwatch Institute suggested in that iron ore could run out within 64 years that is by based on 2 growth in demand per year

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Geology Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Oligocene

The Oligocene Continental Terminal Formation of the Kandi Basin contains high grades of iron mineralization Total Fe The microscopic study under the polarized and reflected light showed that the iron ore consists of silicate minerals quartz 50 and zircon 1 and non silicate minerals goethite 30 hematite 7 magnetite 3 pyrite 1 chalcopyrite 1 blende 3 galena 3

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Major Mines Projects Beeshoek Mine

The amount of iron ore pebbles decreases upwards in the sequence so that upper conglomerates normally consist of poorly sorted angular to rounded chert and banded iron formation pebbl Hematite is the predominant ore mineral but limonite and specularite also occur

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A Geological Comparison of the Sishen and Sishen South

The Palaeo Proterozoic Transvaal Supergroup in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa is host to the largest known resources of high grade hematite ore on the Southern African continent These ores are currently being exploited at Sishen and Beeshoek Hematite occurances on the Sishen South exploration project some 65 km south of Sishen mine are at

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Mining Of Iron Ore South Africa Yellow Pages

There are about three major iron ore mines in South Africa that supply the local and global market with quality iron ore There are three types of iron ore mined locally namely hematite ore conglomeratic ore as well as seaborne iron ore Iron ore is a key component in the production of Steel

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The structural/stratigraphic development of the Sishen

interference fold structure known as the Maremane dome The bulk of South Africa s iron ore production is currently provided by two active mines Kumba Resources megaton Sishen iron ore mine on the northern end of the dome and the smaller Assmang Beeshoek mine on the southern closure

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Major Mines Projects Khumani Mine

The amount of iron ore pebbles decreases upwards in the sequence so that upper conglomerates normally consist of poorly sorted angular to rounded chert and banded iron formation pebbl Hematite is the predominant ore mineral but limonite and specularite also occur

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