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alluvial-diamond fields of the western Transvaal

T. R. Marshall

alluvial-diamond fields of the western Transvaal

by T. R. Marshall

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Published by Economic Geology Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • Transvaal.
    • Subjects:
    • Diamond mines and mining -- South Africa -- Transvaal.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby T.R. Marshall.
      SeriesInformation circular / Economic Geology Research Unit ;, no. 188, Information circular (University of the Witwatersrand. Economic Geology Research Unit) ;, no. 188.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE325 .J6 no. 188, QE393 .J6 no. 188
      The Physical Object
      Pagination13 leaves :
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2465175M
      LC Control Number87173460

        Purchase Alluvial Prospecting and Mining - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , J. C. Juta & Company, - Diamond mines and mining - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book ?id.

        This book contains a chapter on the South African diamond fields. “Kimberlite” and the Source of the Diamond in South Africa, F.H. Hatch, Nature, Vol. 77, No. , pp. (). A summary of the varied opinions of several researchers who have commented and written about the host rock of diamond and its :// The first recorded discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand was made by Jan Gerrit Bantjes in June , on the farm Vogelstruisfontein, and was followed soon thereafter, in September, by the Struben brothers who uncovered the Confidence Reef on the farm Wilgespruit, near present-day ://

      The North West is host to what were previously known as the Southwestern Transvaal diamond fields. of geophysical techniques for alluvial diamond exploration. greater western portion of   The truth about the South African Diamond Fields; or, a vindication of the right of the Orange State territory, etc' ().jpg 2, × 1,; KB A Chart of the Bank of 9, × :Old_maps_of_South_Africa.


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Alluvial-diamond fields of the western Transvaal by T. R. Marshall Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alluvial diamond occurrences of the western and southwestern Transvaal -- a compilation of production data. Econ. Geol. Res. Unit, Univ. Witwatersrand, Inf. Circ.PP. Marshall, T.R., b. The origin of the pans of the western Orange Free State -- The alluvial diamond fields of the western Transvaal.

Information Circular of the Economic Geology Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South :// Marshall, T.R., Alluvial diamond occurrences of the western and south western Transvaal – a compilation of production data.

Economic Research Unit, Alluvial-diamond fields of the western Transvaal book of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Information Circular, no. Google Scholar   A detailed description of the alluvial deposits in the diamond fields.

On the Mode of Occurrence of Diamonds in South Africa, E.J. Dunn, Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of South Africa, Vol. 30, No.

1/2, pp.(). Diamond recovery is being made from the rocks that brought them to the land’s ://   The Tollhouse at the bridge houses the interesting Barkly West Museum which is a treasure trove of information about the early history of alluvial diamond mining in South Africa.

In town, St Mary was the first Anglican Church of the diamond fields was   Unrivalled Diamond Deposits Alluvial Diamond Deposits of South Africa 01 These diamond deposits are unrivalled anywhere else in the world. 02 We are not developing / exploiting these deposits optimally.

03 Consequently RSA and its provinces (particularly Northern Cape and North West) are not benefitting from job creation, taxes and Alluvial gold was discovered in the district by several occupies a special place in the history of the Transvaal.

It was founded in by the company of REQUEST TO REMOVE - Info The alluvial diamond deposits of the Middle Orange may be sourced from primary kimberlite hosts and secondary alluvial deposits in the greater Vaal-Orange drainage basin such as, and diamonds from the Lichenburg-Western Transvaal alluvial diamond-fields.

A simple sequence of “older gravels” as much as m above the present day valley ?content_id= The great gold lands of South Africa: a vacation run in Cape Colony, Natal, the Orange Free State, and the Transvaal, visiting the diamond mines and the gold fields; the scenes of the Boer War and the war in Zululand; and the country of the Swazies, the which are added narrative of adventures in Matabeleland, and an account of the expedition to Mashonaland, the whole forming a handbook and   During the reign of Queen Victoria the then British Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli once told the House of Commons, ‘More men have been knocked off balance by gold than by love” but to be fair to the man he also said on another occasion “We are all born for love.

It is the principle of existence, and its only end”.Gold has always had a fascination for humankind and There is no single, universally applicable method of target selection for alluvial diamond deposits.

Climatic and geomorphic history, stratigraphy, structure and tectonic history are important factors that require study and need to be understood for each alluvial diamond province prior to target selection. What is appropriate in one part of the world may be entirely inappropriate in another   The Barkly West Museum is a treasure trove of information about the early history of alluvial diamond mining in South Africa.

It is fitting that such a museum be located in Barkly West, as it was both the site of the first exploration of alluvial diamonds inas well as the bustling centre of the river diggings that stretched some 40 miles along the Vaal :// The alluvial diamond fields of the North W est Province.

Southern Book Publishers, south- Western Transvaal – a compilation of production data. Information. Circular of the Economic   Diamond C c Mineral Data Publishing, version 1 Crystal Data: Cubic. Point Group: 4/m 32/m, possibly 43m.

Most commonly octahedral, crystals to 10 cm or more, also dodecahedral, tetrahedral, and cubic. Curved and striated faces common; spherical, with internal radial structure. Twinning: Contact twins with {} as   Diamond History Tour Details Contact Brochure Links Home: Diamonds were originally discovered in the Western Transvaal inand by lateten thousand diggers were living in tents along the old water course of the Mooi River.

This river, now a mere stream, runs in a North-South direction and is the southern most boundary of the   Subsequently alluvial diamond deposits were found in the Cullinan (Premier Mine), Lichtenburg, North West Province (previously the Western Transvaal) including the Schweitzer Reynecke-Wolmaranstad­ Christiana triangle, Ventersdorp, the west Coast, and Lower Orange River, Mining has taken place in   Grade 8 - Topic 2 - The Mineral Revolution in South Africa.

Background and Focus of Grade 8- Term 2: The Mineral Revolution in South Africa. The Mineral Revolution in South Africa started with the discovery of diamonds in Kimberley inand intensified with the discovery of deep-level gold on the Witwatersrand in alluvial diamond in South Africa was found in the in western Transvaal, and the territory worked grad-ually increased, but without further outstanding de-velopments until the discovery of the Lichtenburg fields early in Latein the sameyearthe coastal territory again came into prominence with the dis-   John Lincoln's wonderful book 'Stories from a Diamond Mine' tells the story of the Premier Mine (today the Cullinan Mine) and the village that grew up around it.

We are honoured to be able to reproduce the book as a series (click here to view index). Below is the first installment which traces the history of Minnaars' Farm and reveals the complex story of how the land The Orange Free State was immediately north of Cape Colony, once you had crossed the Orange River.

Transvaal was north of OFS, once you crossed the Vaal ://. diamond mines of the Kimberley and gold mining in the Witwatersrand, became one of the foremost British mining-finance companies in the twentieth century.

Emanating from South Africa, the company that Rhodes and Rudd founded, The Gold Fields of South Africa, was registered in London in Inthrough aggregation with T. R. Marshall has written: 'The origin of the pans of the western Orange Free State' -- subject(s): Paleohydrology, Salt pans (Geology) 'Alluvial diamond occurrences of the western and A wealth of mineral deposits and petroleum resources formed during the billion year geological history of Western Australia.

World-class mineral deposits include gold, iron, nickel, heavy mineral sands, diamonds and bauxite. Petroleum abounds in the giant fields of the North West Shelf and smaller fields