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Geology and Mineralogy of the Rhenosterkop
Allan Saad will present a talk on Rhenosterkop, which is a significant tin, tungsten, and zinc deposit. It has a surface expression and is located between the R64 tarred road and the Orange River. The economic potential of the deposit was recognized firstly by the geologist Dr Vaughn Armstrong in the late 1980s working for Rio Tinto. He discovered the deposit by means of geochemical sampling techniques.
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