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Geology and Mineralogy of the Rhenosterkop

May 14

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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May 14
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Lake Grappa
28 42‘13.8”S 20 28’39.70”E South Africa + Google Map