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Tin production from the Bushveld Complex

D. H. Lenthall

Tin production from the Bushveld Complex

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Published by University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bushveld Complex (South Africa),
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Tin mines and mining -- South Africa.,
    • Bushveld Complex (South Africa)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby D. H. Lenthall.
      SeriesInformation circular - Economic Geology Research Unit ;, no. 93, Information circular (University of the Witwatersrand. Economic Geology Research Unit) ;, no. 93.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE325 .J6 no. 93, TN477.S6 .J6 no. 93
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 leaves :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4931102M
      ISBN 100854942858
      LC Control Number76357827
      OCLC/WorldCa2137729


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Tin production from the Bushveld Complex by D. H. Lenthall Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Bushveld Igneous Complex (BIC) is the largest layered igneous intrusion within the Earth's crust. It has been tilted and eroded forming the outcrops around what appears to be the edge of a great geological basin: the Transvaal is approximately 2 billion years old and is divided into four different limbs: the northern, southern, eastern, and western limbs.

This is the preface to a special issue on various aspects of the Bushveld complex, Transvaal basin, South Africa. The geology is described briefly. The Zaaiplaats tin field produ tonnes of metallic tin between and and was the second lar gest tin producing area in South Africa after the Rooiber g tin field (Falcon, ).

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ABOUT BUSHVELD MINERALS. Bushveld Minerals is a low-cost, vertically integrated primary vanadium producer with a diversified vanadium product portfolio, currently producing approximately 3, metric tonnes of Vanadium per annum (“mtVp.a.”) with plans to grow its production to more than 8, mtVp.a in the medium term.

Bushveld Minerals’ portfolio of. The Bushveld Complex underlies an area of ab square km (20, square miles); and the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe, another layered complex, has been traced for more than km ( miles).

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Bushveld Complex, South Africa: The Bushveld complex is a (65, km2) layered intrusive. It contains many magmatic ores, pegmatitic and hydrothermal ore deposits and has metamorphosed the floor rocks of the intrusive.

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News, too, on Bushveld's power purchase agreement with. The Bushveld complex crops out in the Northern part of South Africa, in the provinces of North-West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

It is about km wide and km thick; its total surface is close to 55, km2. However, a large part of the complex is actually covered by younger deposits, and the actual outcrop of mafic rocks has a complex File Size: 1MB. The exposed northern limb of the Paleoproterozoic Bushveld Complex has a NS-oriented sinuous outcrop.

Bushveld Complex (BC) km (East - West) synclinal basin containing vast quantities of PGMs and chromite. Higher underground thermal gradient than the gold-bearing Witwatersrand Basin, requiring refrigeration for underground mines deeper than metres.

High underground temperatures reduce labour productivity, the highest cost element of mining. Bushveld Complex. The mines are extracting the PGE minerals, which comprise Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium and Gold, together with base metals Copper and Nickel.

This article focuses on the description of the aquifer systems associated with the Bushveld Complex’s mafic and ultramafic rocks and attempts to characterise the shallow. the Bushveld igneous complex, an irregular oval area of s square miles occupy- ing a roughly central position in the province of the Transvaal.

A geological map of the area, which provides the largest known example of this interesting type of formation, is shown on the facing page.

The complex rests upon a floor of sedi. Platinum-Nickel-Chromium Deposits: Geology, Exploration, and Reserve Base is the first reference book to combine information on the discovery of numerous minerals within existing deposits.

This book recognizes the close affinity and great natural coexistence of platinum, palladium, chromium, nickel, copper, gold, and silver hosted by unique.

Bushveld Minerals Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the exploration and development of vanadium projects in South Africa. Trading at % below its fair value.

Earnings are forecast to grow % per year. Earnings grew by % over the past year. Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year.5/6. The mafic rocks of the Bushveld Complex, South Africa, were emplaced into a stable cratonic shield some b.y. ago, and have remained remarkably well preserved from deformation, metamorphism and low temperature alteration, at least partly by its isostatic impact on the entire crustal by: The Bushveld Complex is the largest known layered intrusion on Earth, with an outcrop area of over km.

and further sub-outcrops of km. 2 (Fig.Von Gruenewaldt, ). It lies almost entirely within the bounds of the Transvaal sedimentary basin with both the intrusion and the sedimentary rocks possibly forming.

Platinum-group element (PGE) deposits in the Bushveld Complex and other layered intrusions form when large, incompletely solidified magma chambers undergo central subsidence in response to crustal loading, resulting in slumping of semi-consolidated cumulate slurries to the centres of the intrusions and hydrodynamic unmixing of the slurries to form Cited by: Bushveld Complex[¦bu̇sh‚veld ′käm‚pleks] (geology) In South Africa, an enormous layered intrusion, containing over half the world's platinum, chromium, vanadium, and refractory minerals.

Bushveld Complex deposits of platinum and chromites, situated in Transvaal Province of the Republic of South Africa, on the territory of the districts of. Limpopo is a heavy lifter in transport and logistics. Limpopo covers about 10% of South Africa’s land mass and is home to about 10% of the country’s population.

The census recorded million residents. The main languages of the people of Limpopo are Sesotho, Xitsonga and Tshivenda but English is widely used in business and government.

CAWTHORN, R.G. Geological interpretations from the PGE distribution in the Bushveld Merensky and UG2 chromitite reefs. The 4th International Platinum Conference, Platinum in transition ‘Boom or Bust’, The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Geological interpretations from the PGE distribution in theCited by: Define bushveld.

bushveld synonyms, bushveld pronunciation, bushveld translation, English dictionary definition of bushveld. n the bushveld an area of low altitude in N South Africa, having scrub vegetation.

A Short Geological Review of the Bushveld Complex By R. Schouwstra and E. Kinloch Amplats Research Centre, PO BoxHomestead,South Africa and C.A. Lee Amplats Geological Services, PO BoxMarshalltown, Johannesburg,South Africa.

of chromite and associated silicates are functions of silicate-chromite ratios. There are many gaps, how-ever, in available information. Systematic investigation of the chromitic rocks of the Critical Zone of the Eastern Bushveld Complex has been under way at the University of Wisconsin for some years.

Both chromite and associated sili-cates in Cited by: 1. Geological Setting Introduction to the Bushveld Complex, South Africa The Bushveld Complex, of Palaeoproterozoic age, is located in the central northeast portion of the Kaapvaal Craton in southern Africa, and has an estimated total area of 65 km2 (Hunter, ).

The Complex is composed of four lobes. Bushveld Complex, South Africa: evidence from homogenized magmatic sulfide melt inclusions D. Holwell • I. McDonald • I. Butler Received: 14 April /Accepted: 25 August /Published online: 10 September Springer-Verlag Abstract Magmatic sulfide deposits are the most signi-ficant source of platinum-group elements (PGE.

The Bushveld Indigenous Complex (BIC) is a large, layered igneous intrusion which encircles the Transvaal geological basin in South Africa. Formed around 2 billion years ago, the BIC contains some of the richest metal ore deposits on Earth.

Bushveld Complex and elsewhere(see Figure 1). Dips range from 3° to 27°. A typical geological section is shown in Figure 2. On occasion the middling between the leader reef and the UG2 is reduced and the two seams can be mined together.

The UG2 also has a tendency to roll, sometimes a few metres deep. Potholes, also a few metres deep. The Bushveld Complex, a product of interaction among magmas derived from a mantle plume C.J. Hatton Anglo American Research Laboratories (Pty) Ltd., P.O.

BoxCrown Mines,South Africa Chromite and PGE-enriched layers in the Bushveld are modelled on a process of the cooling of resident lower zone magma by sub. Bushveld acquires 'fantastic' tin project in Namibia.

a project that can be developed into production fairly quickly''. exploring and developing EPIC: BMN. The – Ga old Bushveld Complex of the Transvaal region of South Africa occurs over an area of ∼65, km 2 and includes the largest known terrestrial layered mafic intrusion ().Mafic melts were emplaced along or above the unconformable contact between the Rooiberg Group, a sequence of interbedded sediments and basaltic to rhyolitic volcanics forming the roof of the Cited by:   Bushveld Minerals has announced the release of an updated competent persons report for the Mokopane tin project - an important step in the demerger of its tin assets to form AfriTin Limited.

The. The large-scale Maoping W–Sn deposit in the Gannan metallogenic belt of the eastern Nanling Range, South China, spatially associated with the Maoping granite pluton, hosts total ore reserves oft WO3 t Sn.

Two different types of mineralization developed in this deposit: Upper quartz vein-type mineralization, mostly within the Cambrian metamorphosed sandstone Cited by: 1. 7 Quality Primary Vanadium Asset Portfolio • Located in South Africa’s Bushveld Complex, host to some of the world’s largest high grade primary vanadium resources • Bushveld Minerals resource base: open - cast, high grade primary vanadium deposit portfolio, Mt combined resource (including 55 Mt combined reserves) • Controlling.

Bushveld Complex Overview - The composite Rooiberg-Bushveld Complex is located in northern South Africa to the north of Johannesburg and Pretoria, The complex was emplaced into and over the Mesoarchaean to Palaeoproterozoic Kaapvaal craton, close to its northern margin, at Ga.

The Bushveld Igneous Complex (BIC) is a large layered igneous intrusion within the earth’s crust, exposed at the edge of the Transvaal Basin in South Africa. The complex contains the world’s largest reserves of the platinum group metals, platinum, palladium, osmium, indium, rhodium and rhenium, along with vast quantities of iron, tin, chromium, titanium and vanadium (Wikipedia).

Jock of the Bushveld was on every bookshelf in my grandfather’s day. It deserves to be so in the 21st Century, had Political Correctness not blinded people to the quality of pioneers in Africa. Open minds will find this well-written history by /5(77). The Wesizwe mining rights area is situated within the Ga to Ga aged Bushveld Complex which is understood to be the largest layered igneous complex in the world (Figure 1).

Situated within the north-central Kaapvaal Craton, this massive Proterozoic intrusive body, or more likely a series of interconnected intrusives, has a surface area.The Bushveld Igneous Complex (BIC) is a large layered igneous intrusion within the earth's crust, exposed at the edge of the Transvaal Basin in South Africa.

The complex contains the world's largest reserves of the platinum group metals, platinum, palladium, osmium, indium, rhodium and rhenium, along with vast quantities of iron, tin, chromium.

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