Driefontein Project
Country South Africa 
Province Gauteng
Close to Carletonville
Latitude / Longitude 26 S 24 / 27 E 30
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Risk and valuation analysis of the Driefontein Project
Status Risk : Production
Country Risk : Important
Title(s) of the Driefontein Project
Gold Fields ltd
Interest: 100%
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Location of the Driefontein Project
Driefontein is situated some 70 km west of Johannesburg near Carletonville in the Gauteng Province of South Africa. The site is accessed via the N12 highway between Johannesburg and Potchefstroom. Geologically it is located in the West Wits Line Goldfield of the Witwatersrand Basin.
Geology of the Driefontein Project
Three primary reefs are exploited, the Ventersdorp Contact Reef (VCR) located at the top of the Central Rand Group, the Carbon Leader Reef (CL) near the base and the Middelvlei Reef (MR), which stratigraphically occurs some 50 metres to 75 metres abo more...
Production history
GOLD (oz)710,000930,000928,000893,146636,1961,249,8061,236,7741,358,6101,455,5071,482,598
Data last updated on : 6/30/2008
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