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Copper-germanium ore, Tsumeb, Namibia

from the famed Tsumeb mine in Namibia. Tsumeb is one of the world's premier mineral localities, home to more than 200 mineral species. The polymetallic ores are copper-rich, but also contain a diversity of base metals and rare metals, including zinc, lead, arsenic, antimony, gallium and germanium. The diversity of...

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Copper Mining in Namibia at a Glance | Investing News Network

Mar 24, 2014 ... Namibia's mining sector is dominated by the production of uranium, gold, diamonds and lead; however, copper has been working its way onto the list of the country's mined metals and minerals. Indeed, the US Geological Survey states that in 2011, some minerals, including copper blister, saw more...

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Copper in Africa - Wikipedia

Copper is one of the world's most important industrial minerals, and Africa is an important world producer. While output is traditionally dominated by Zambia, South Africa and Katanga Province in the south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, many African nations contribute to copper production, and many African...

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Tsumeb Mine The Most Diverse Ore Body Ever Mined - Namibia-1on1

Tsumeb Mine A History Of Copper Mining in Namibia The OMEG and TCL Mining Companies Tsumeb Mine.

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an introduction to the geology of the tsumeb mine, namibia

INTRODUCTION. The Tsumeb Mine is well known amongst geologists, mineralogists and especially mineral collectors as the “mecca” for some of the world finest mineral treasures. The geology of this unique lead-copper-zinc-silver ore deposit was first described in a definitive paper by Söhnge (1964). This was succeeded...

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Tschudi Copper Project - Mining Technology

Weatherly International's Tschudi Copper project is located in Namibia, home to two of the top ten biggest uranium mines in the world. Tschudi is a low-cost open-pit mine extracting oxidised copper ore to be treated through heap-leach, solvent extraction and electro-winning. “Tschudi is expected to produce an average of...

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History of Uris & Tsumeb Area - !Uris Safari Lodge

Bartering was the form of exchange at this time and the Ovambo people came on foot from Ovamboland to Lake Otjikoto to trade for copper ore with the San, .... The De Wet Shaft - the "Grand Old Lady" of Namibian mining for more than sixty years and the centre piece of Tsumeb itself, stopped production on June 30, 1996,...

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The Mineral Industry of Namibia in 2013 - USGS Mineral Resources ...

The decrease in the production of copper concentrates was attributed to the temporary shutdown of the Matchless Mine and to problems with ground subsidence at the Otjihase Mine, which impeded the recovery of ore from the affected area. The Matchless Mine was temporarily shut down in April 2013 as a result of a safety.

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tschudi copper mine technical report - Weatherly International Plc

To the end of June 2016 18,913t of copper cathode has been produced from 3.8Mt of ore stacked on the heap leach pads with 12.7M bcm of waste having been mined. Approximately 730 people are directly employed on site (including permanent contractors) – over 98% of the workforce are Namibian nationals. The current...

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Hydrothermal alteration at the Haib porphyry copper deposit, Namibia

A well-developed oxidised capping is present at surface and has potential for low-cost exploitation using combined heap-leach- ing, electro-winning technology, prior to longer term open pit mining of the deeper seated primary sulphide ore. Recent high copper prices on the world market, po- litical developments in Namibia,...

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Vedanta Resources Operations - Zinc, Aluminium, Copper, Iron Ore ...

Our Operations. Vedanta's consistent efforts over the last 30 years have contributed to the successful establishment of its capabilities across four continents. Through various subsidiaries, its foothold spans across India, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, Liberia, Ireland and Australia. Vedanta holds primary interests in copper,...

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Kombat Mine - Trigon Metals

The Kombat Mine is one of the most significant copper mines in Namibia. It originally commenced mining in 1962 and operated until 2008, producing 12.46 million tonnes of ore grading 2.6% Cu over this period. The Kombat Mine's extensive infrastructure includes an 800 meter shaft, which was completed in 2006, two other...

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Cazaly Resources | OPTION TO ACQUIRE NAMIBIAN COPPER ...

Dec 19, 2017 ... 71m @ 0.38% Co from 10m including 45m @ 17.1g/t Ga *; Proterozoic Damaran host rocks, north eastern Namibia; Extensive tenement holding, ~200km2; Hole drilled in 2011, no follow up work for Co recorded as work focussed on iron mineralisation; Large nearby circa 3km long coincident Cu-Co soil...

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Craton gets licence to mine copper near Omitara | New Era ...

Dec 12, 2014 ... He emphasised that the current licence was applicable only to the initial phase, namely the mining of shallow oxide copper ore and mixed oxide sulphide ore. ... Our Board is eager and determined to develop a mine in Namibia and we sincerely believe that the Omitiomire project will benefit the adjacent...

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Namibia | Trade At a glance | Most Recent Value | WITS | Text

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Namibia along with trade value are: Namibia exported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 1,237,490.85 million. Namibia exported Copper ores and concentrates , worth US$ 544,494.14 million. Namibia exported Gold in unwrought forms...

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Bringing Central Africa's Minerals to Port - Stratfor

Oct 29, 2013 ... Africa already is increasing its copper production, but perhaps even more noteworthy is the high quality of Katanga and Copperbelt's ore. ... Even if Namibia completes these projects, its connection to the central African mining industry will still depend on the state of Zambia's rail network and on the political...

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Kombat Copper | LinkedIn

The Company holds an 80% interest in five Mining Licenses in the Otavi Mountainlands, an area of Namibia particularly known for its high-grade copper deposits. ... The Kombat Mine opened in 1962 and historically produced 12.46 million tonnes of ore grading 2.62% copper over a period of 45 years. It is linked to vital...

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Tsumeb | Namibia | Britannica.com

In 1851 Sir Francis Galton, a British explorer, made note of copper ore deposits in the vicinity of what later became the town of Tsumeb. An Anglo-German company acquired mining rights for the Tsumeb area in 1903. Southwest of Tsumeb is the site of the final German troop surrender to South African forces in World War I.

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minerals industry of namibia - IDS OpenDocs - Institute of ...

copper smelting in the Otavi area by Owambo men and in 1855 the Walwich Bay Mining Company mined copper ores in the Windhoek area, but it was not until the turn of the century that major mining started, for copper ore, at Tsumeb by a German company2. Namibia was “allotted” to Germany at the Berlin Conference in...

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Exporting toxic pollution from Europe to Namibia - Bankwatch

Nov 19, 2015 ... The Tsumeb smelter is an old trouble maker, created to process some of the dirtiest copper ore in the world. For years the air around the smelter is filled with fugitive emissions – from arsenic dust to sulphuric dioxide. An old sign from a previous mining company in Tsumeb. Local people claim that some of...

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Deep-South Resources - Developing World Class Copper Resources

Deep-South Resource is a mineral exploration company, largely held by Namibian shareholders and by Teck Resources Ltd, which holds about 35% of Deep-South share capital. Deep-South is actively involved in the acquisition, exploration and development of major mineral properties in Africa. Deep-South growth...

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OEC - Namibia (NAM) Exports, Imports, and Trade Partners

The top exports of Namibia are Diamonds ($1B), Copper Ore ($544M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($344M), Gold ($299M) and Uranium and Thorium Ore ($240M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($737M), Diamonds ($431M), Delivery Trucks ($250M),...

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Weak Swiss demand hurts copper exports - Economics - Namibian ...

Sep 26, 2017 ... Lower demand from France also hurt export earnings from copper ore on a yearly basis. Nearly N$2.2 billion worth of copper ore were exported in the past quarter, down about N$100 million compared to the same quarter in 2016. Lower demand from Spain and Zambia caused export earnings from fish to...

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Namibian Mining: The Economic Stronghold - Chamber of Mines of ...

expanding by 19%. However, the non-mining economy, expanded by only 2.9%. The chart below underscores the importance of a strong mining performance to overall GDP growth. Source: NPC/CBS. In 2004 Ores and minerals together with manufactured copper and refined zinc accounted for nearly 42% of total exports of.

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Copper mines mothballed | Informante

Sep 17, 2015 ... Operations at Weatherly's new Tschudi copper mine in northern Namibia have been ramped up successfully this year and will be unaffected. ... They will also do drilling work to improve the definition of remaining copper ore resources, and to create additional access tunnels into new areas planned for...

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Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto ...

Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia : A world-famous Cu-Pb-Zn-Ag-Ge-Cd mine, renowned for a wealth of rare and unusual minerals. ... Controls for ore emplacement include interrupted circular fracturing, core breccia, and an internal mass of pseudo-aplite (Tsumeb Pipe).

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Kalahari Copper Belt - Porter GeoConsultancy - Ore Deposit ...

The Klein Aub, Witvlei, Dordabis and Oamites stratabound, sediment hosted copper-silver deposits define the Kalahari Copper Belt, which stretches discontinuously for ~800 km along the south-eastern margins of the Damaran/Katangan rift basin from central Namibia, extending into northern Botswana. See the separate...

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Results of urine and blood from residents around the Copper ...

among other elements, of note were Pb, Zn, Cu, Cd, As and Co. Upon closure in 1999, the smelter continued to process copper ores from Otjihase, Kombat and. Matchless mines. Thereafter in 2006, the smelter began to accept copper ores from beyond Namibia's borders. The effects of the smelter complex was observed in.

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Tschudi copper contract for B&E International in Namibia - Raubex

Apr 14, 2014 ... project in northern Namibia represents a milestone in the company's strategic plan to build on its solid ... This contract, B&E International's first in the copper sector and its first installation on a greenfields mine, is also set to become ... process 2.1 Mt/y of copper ore on a BOO basis at the mine. It is currently in...

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Namibia: The Story of Tsumeb • ATI Holidays

Oct 15, 2014 ... Hand-forged axes, knives, spears, arrowheads, pots, salt and glass beads were spread out beneath the tree and the San then laid out their wares consisting of copper ore, sinew strings and ostrich eggs. Neither could understand the other's language so trading was done in silence. With the trading...

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Beneficiation in Namibia - IPPR

of 0.93% copper-containing ore can be extracted, producing about 25,570 tonnes. This is not a significant amount by global standards. COPPER PRODUCTION (TONNES). Source: MME. Smelter: The Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb smelter (previously Namibia Custom Smelter) uses copper con- centrate to produce...

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Topic - Namibia - Mining Weekly

By: Anine Kilian 9th February 2018 African Tantalum (Aftan) has sent the fourth shipment of high-purity tantalum from its Namibia Tantalite Investment mine to a North American tantalum consumer and end-user of tantalum ore. Aftan, which is a subsidiary of Aim-listed Kennedy Ventures, on Friday said it has made significant...

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Namibian Copper Limited :: Ongombo Project

Significant exploration was undertaken over the ensuing years, principally by Tsumeb Corporation Limited and Gold Fields Namibia Limited. The work included more than 132 diamond drill holes and resulted in the definition of four individual ore shoots. Mineralisation at Ongombo is hosted by amphibolites and associated...

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Tschudi copper contract for B&E International in Namibia ...

Apr 14, 2014 ... Tschudi copper contract for B&E International in Namibia. Posted by ... This contract, B&E International's first in the copper sector and its first installation on a greenfields mine, is also set to become its biggest engineering contract. ... The plant will process 2.1 Mt/y of copper ore on a BOO basis at the mine.

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Tectonic setting of the Matchless Belt pyritic copper deposits, Namibia

Jul 1, 1988 ... Abstract. Massive sulfide Cu-Zn(-Ag-Au) deposits are sporadically developed along the 350-km strike length of the late Proterozoic Matchless amphibolite belt in the Damara orogen in central Namibia. The amphibolites represent metamorphosed tholeiitic basaltic rocks formed in an extensional tectonic...

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Cuspate Ore-Wall Rock Interfaces, Piercement ... - GeoScienceWorld

Matchless copper deposit, Namibia (South-West Africa); Broken Hill silver-lead-zinc deposit,. Australia) show that the interfaces between massive sulfide rock and silicate wall rock are characterized by irregularities and projections of sulfide rock into the wall rock. The structures range from simple cusps, in which ore layering...

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Azurite: The blue gem material, ore of copper, and pigment.

Azurite is a deep blue mineral that people have used for thousands of years as an ore of copper, a gem material and as a blue pigment. ... Ancient people used it as an ore of copper, as a pigment, as a gemstone, and as an ornamental stone. It is still used ... More important deposits have been found in France and Namibia.

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Namibian Custom Smelter, Tsumeb, Namibia | EJAtlas

Mar 7, 2017 ... The Canadian company received money from the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development in 2012 to increase the ore recovery of its mine Chelopech, in Bulgarian. Half of the copper smelted in Tsumeb comes from that mine, since Bulgarian laws have forbidden the highly polluting process.

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Abenab Trend | Golden Deeps Limited

Production figures from Abenab West indicate that 88,000t of Vanadium, Lead and Zinc concentrates were produced from 540,000t of underground ore. The workings extend over 800m of strike and to a depth of at least 380m below surface. Figure 1 - Simplified geology of the Abenab Trend. CHRISTIANA MINERALISATION.

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Shear-zone hosted copper mineralisation of the Omitiomire deposit ...

The Omitiomire copper deposit is a relatively recent discovery in the Pan-African Damara Belt of central Namibia. The deposit is situated in Mesoproterozoic ... Prominent ore shoots are gently doubly plunging to the N and S and parallel to the regionally developed L > S fabric in the gneisses. Kinematic indicators in the...

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