Nchwaning mine Body 1
Nchwaning mine Body 1
Country South Africa 
Province Northern cape
Status PRODUCTION 
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Risk and valuation analysis of the Nchwaning mine Body 1
Status Risk : Production
Country Risk : Important
Title(s) of the Nchwaning mine Body 1
African Rainbow Minerals Ltd
Joint venture: 50%
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Location of the Nchwaning mine Body 1
The manganese mines are situated in the Northern Cape province in South Africa, approximately 80km north-west of the town of Kuruman. Located at latitude 27°07’50”S and longitude 22°50’50”E, the site is accessed via the national N14 route between Johannesburg and Kuruman, and the provincial R31 road.
 
History of the Nchwaning mine Body 1
In 1940, ARM Ferrous acquired a manganese ore outcrop on a small hillock known as Black Rock. Several large properties underlain by ore were subsequently found and acquired. Today the Black Rock area is considered to be the largest and richest manga more...
 
Geology of the Nchwaning mine Body 1
The manganese ores of the Kalahari Manganese field are contained within sediments of the Hotazel Formation of the Griqualand West Sequence, a subdivision of the Proterozoic Transvaal Supergroup. At Black Rock, Belgravia and Nchwaning, the Hotazel, Mapedi and Lucknow Formations have been duplicated by thrusting. The average thickness of the Hotazel Formation is approximately 40m.
 
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