Geology of the Fishtie deposit, Central Province, Zambia: iron …

The Fishtie copper deposit, located in the Central Province of Zambia, contains approximately 55 Mt of 1.04 % Cu at a 0.5 % Cu cut-off in oxide, sulfide, and mixed oxide–sulfide ores. The deposit is hosted in Neoproterozoic diamictites and siltstones of the Grand Conglomérat Formation and overlying Kakontwe Limestone Formation of the …Web

Geology and mineralization of the Cu-rich Mumbwa

Some aspects of the stratiform ore deposits of the Zambian Copperbelt and their genetic significance; T. Baker et al. ... He et al., 2016); IOCGs (iron-oxide-copper–gold) deposits e.g. Carajás, Brazil (Garcia et al., 2020; Schutesky and de Oliveira, 2020) and Kitumba, Zambia (Milani et al., 2019); IOA deposits e.g. Kiruna, Sweden (Harlov et ...Web

Mineral Deposits and Exploration Potential of Nigeria

The value of mineral wealth that has been exploited in Africa in the past 100 years is estimated at over 10 trillion dollars. Most of the metallic deposits are concentrated in Central and Southern Africa, except for bauxite, iron …Web

(PDF) Geology and mineralization of the Cu-rich Mumbwa district, …

Geology and mineralization of the Cu-rich Mumbwa district, a potential IOCG-type system at the eastern margin of the Pan-African Hook batholith, Zambia May 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2019.103513Web

Mongu Times

IRON ORE. Large iron ore deposits are found southeast of Kaoma at Kahare. Geological surveys indicate that this may be the largest deposit in Zambia. 8. SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES. Beryl is found on the border with the Northwest province and further to the south. Agate is found north of Sesheke along the Zambezi.Web

Mining in Zambia: Africa's safe haven

Zambia has long been regarded as the safest place in sub-Saharan Africa in which to invest and operate. It seems set to remain so in the years ahead, despite the headwinds that currently beset mining in general, as well as problems specific to the country itself. Rod James reports. Mining is a major contributor to Zambia's economy.Web

UMCIL to open iron-ore mine in October

"The mine has 10 million tonnes of iron-ore deposits with a life span of up to 15 years depending on the levels of production and has 68 percent iron-ore. We have other deposits in Chongwe of 100 million tonnes, Pamba Hill has 50 million tonnes while Mumbwa has around half a billion tonnes of iron-ore deposits. "Zambia is richer in iron-ore ...Web

Mining in Zambia: Africa's safe haven

Lindsay June 21, 2016 Share this article Mining is a major contributor to Zambia's economy. Copper is responsible for around 80% of the foreign earnings, and despite the metal's …Web

Simandou Iron Ore Deposit, Republic of Guinea, West …

The Simandou iron ore deposit located in the Simandou mountain range in south-eastern Guinea is believed to be the world's biggest untapped high-grade iron ore deposit. It is also one of the most easily extractable iron …Web

PorterGeo Database

Descriptions of major ore deposits world wide. The Kitumba IOCG deposit in the Mumbwa district is located ~40 km NW of the town of Mumbwa and ~200 km west of Lusaka in Zambia (#Location: 14° 42' 23"S, 26° 48' 16"E). Regional Setting The Mumbwa district is located within the Katanga Core to the Lufilian Arc which hosts the Central African …Web

Iron Ore in Zambia | The Observatory of Economic Complexity

The main destinations of Zambia exports on Iron Ore were Republic of the Congo ($2.1M), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($1.78M), Netherlands ($109), and Ireland ($101). In …Web

Iron Ore in Zambia | The Observatory of Economic Complexity

2021. ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Zambia -0.74 Rnk 96 / 131. 2021. PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Iron Ore -1.83 Rnk 982 / 1024. Image Credits. Latest Trends. Historical Data. Exports In 2021, Zambia exported $3.88M in Iron Ore, making it the 66th largest exporter of Iron Ore in the world. At the same year, Iron Ore was the 90th most …Web

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applied in Australia, and was later extrapolated to Zambia in Central Africa and the Norrbotten region in Sweden. Key features of the model for IOCG mineralisatlon used by Equinox in the early -1990's were: 1. IOCG deposits are essentially iron deposits with variable concentrations of Cu, Au, U, REE and other metals, 2.Web

Geology and Genesis of Major Copper Deposits and Districts of …

Abstract. The Central African Copperbelt, including the Zambian Copperbelt, Congolese Copperbelt, and deposits in the North West Province of Zambia, is the worl ... (and related skarn), followed by sediment-hosted stratiform copper and then iron oxide copper-gold (IOCG), are globally preeminent. ... CODES ARC Centre of Excellence in …Web

Petrographic and geochemical characterization of weathered

Iron ore deposits hosted by Precambrian banded iron formation (BIF) are the most important source of mineable iron. In Cameroon, they are located in the southern part of the country. This study reports the petrological and geochemical data of iron ores collected from a weathering profile in the Mamelles BIF deposit, SW Cameroon. The …Web

USGS: Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data: Congo …

Sediment-hosted stratabound copper assessment of the Neoproterozoic Roan Group, central African copperbelt, Katanga Basin, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia. This study area encompasses the greatest sediment-hosted copper-cobalt province in the world, containing 152 million metric tons of copper in greater than 80 deposits. Info.Web

Zambia develops iron ore for DRI

UMCIL director Dr Julius Kaoma says they have embarked on the second phase of the integrated iron and steel project which include the construction of a 60km …Web

The Kamoa Copper Deposit, Democratic Republic of Congo

Similar to syn-depositional and subsequently inverted extensional faults known to localise ore at other CACB deposits, particularly in the Zambian Copperbelt, the Mupaka fault was an important ...Web

Falémé Deposits, Falémé River basin, Tambacounda Region, …

Falémé Deposits, Falémé River basin, Tambacounda Region, Senegal : An iron ore district located 750 km from Dakar on the SE border of Senegal. Reserves of 300 million tons of oxide ore and 250 million tons of primary magnetite. Nine major and 19 minor orebodies, ...Web


Geology and Mineral Resources. Iron: Substantial resources of iron ores –in excess of 500Mt and these can be broadly classified as sedimentary type and a pyro-metasomatic type based on the chemical composition and geology. However, Zambia imports all its …Web

PorterGeo Database

Iron oxide after oxidation of chalcopyrite and bornite is common in leached zones, comprising mixtures of hematite, iron oxide-hydroxides and iron oxide-hydroxide-hydrates. ... Remobilisation features and structural control on ore grade distribution at the Konkola stratiform Cu-Co ore deposit, Zambia: in J. of African Earth Sciences v.42 pp. 95 ...Web

Vanadium ore resources of the African continent: State of the Art

Variable vanadium amounts have been also recorded in iron ore deposits, phosphorites, and laterites, even though the phosphate deposits seem to have the most favorable characteristics for potentially economic vanadium concentrations. ... Mashonaland Central, near the boundary with Mozambique and Zambia. The deposit is a tabular ore ...Web

UMCIL to open iron-ore mine in October

"The mine has 10 million tonnes of iron-ore deposits with a life span of up to 15 years depending on the levels of production and has 68 percent iron-ore. We have other deposits in Chongwe of 100 million …Web

Reconstructing the geological provenance and long-distance

On present evidence, the earliest date for the exploitation of copper minerals in southern Africa is the 4 th century cal CE at Kansanshi mine in Zambia [], agreeing with the timing for the arrival of Bantu agriculturalists into the region [].Miners at these deposits used iron tools, hammerstones, and fire-setting to extract ore minerals [6, 10]. ...Web

Industrial Mineral Resources of Zambia

The Kapiri Mposhi silica sand deposit occurs 10km to the north of Kapiri Mposhi, Central Province. This high-grade silica sand deposit was formed by in situ weathering of the Muva-age quartzites and subsequent leaching to remove iron and clay minerals. The unprocessed silica sand (Table 3)Web

(PDF) Manganese Deposits of Africa

known land-based ore resources of manganese metal and produced some 41.1% of the 18 million tonnes (Mt) of manganese metal in ores, that was mined during 2014. The deposits are mainly of ...Web

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Good question, perhaps this will trigger the search for iron ore deposits in Zambia?? Just thinking!!! Chichi January 12, 2019 At 11:50 am . It is like the talk of a person proposing a lady. Nice ...Web

Iron Cap, Central Province, Zambia

Iron Cap: Type: Mine(s) - a site where mineral ores are extracted from the ground by excavating surface pits and subterranean passages ... Chongwe South Copper deposit, Chongwe District, Lusaka Province, Zambia: 15° 18' 2" S: 28° 41' 13" E: ... Zambia: 15° 47' 55" S: 28° 24' 55" E: 135.4km (84.2 miles) Amethyst occurrences, Chiawa, Kafue ...Web

Geology and mineralization of the Cu-rich Mumbwa district, a …

close association of copper and subordinate gold mineralization to a large-scale iron oxide alteration system, where oxidation and ore developed along faults and fault splays, intersections, and dilational jogs. 2. Geological setting. 2.1. Regional geology . The Mumbwa district is located at the north-eastern margin of the Pan-African Hook graniticWeb

Genesis of sediment-hosted stratiform copper–cobalt deposits, …

The highest Co:Cu ratio (up to 3:1) occurs in ore deposits located along the southern structural block of the Lufilian Arc. The predominantly siliciclastic Zambian facies, exposed in Zambia and in SE Congo, forms para-autochthonous sedimentary units hosting ore deposits characterized by lower a Co:Cu ratio (average 1:57).Web


Small deposits of iron ore also occur in Tanzania, Zambia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Libya. Thus, since 1960, West Africa has become not only the ... Estimate of iron ore deposits in millions of tons 180 75 100 500 100 30 100 Iron content percentage 32-46 68 45-60 46-51 40 53-54 65Web

Earthstone Resources Corporate Presentation | PPT

Iron ore deposits of india by Pramoda Raj. ... Iron Ore Exploration Zambia Chibombo, Kapiri, Mpushi 1192 5. Iron Ore Exploration Mali Bafoulabe, Secteur de Kalari 26000 Majestrial district of Lephalale, 6. Iron Ore Exploration South Africa 10615 Limpopo 7. ...Web

Geological plan of the Kitumba deposit, Mumbwa project, Zambia…

The Prominent Hill deposit is a world-class iron oxide copper–gold (IOCG) deposit in South Australia, characterized by a high Cu/S ratio of the dominant Cu-(Fe) sulfides hosted by hematite breccias.Web

Iron Ore – Zambia Chamber of Mines

Dec 14, 2023. Iron Ore. $135.22 mt. Dec 14, 2023. Lead. $0.9067 lb. Dec 13, 2023. Lithium. $13.672 kg.Web

Geology of the Fishtie copper deposit, Central Province, Zambia

The Fishtie copper deposit is located in Central Province, Zambia, approximately three miles south of the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. It contains approximately 55 Mt of 1.04% Cu at a 0.5% Cu cut-off in oxide, sulfide, and mixed oxide-sulfide ore. The deposit is hosted in the Grand Conglomérat unit and overlying Kakontwe ...Web


considerable expertise in exploration for iron oxide copper–gold deposits of the Ernest Henry or Olympic Dam type. The company is currently exploring for such deposits in the …Web

PorterGeo Database

The south body is 3540 m long, 800 to 1600 m wide and lower grade, with ~50 Mt @ 1.6% Cu, 0.0125% Co. The deposits are flat lying to shallowly dipping, and completely blind. They are located on the flanks of a palaeo-hill over which the Ore Formation becomes dolomitic.Web

Metal Products | Light Manufacturing in Zambia

Several factors favor the metal products sector, including Zambia's iron ore deposits, together with competitive sources of hydroenergy and an established (copper) mining …Web


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PorterGeo Database

Descriptions of major ore deposits world wide. The Fishtie (formerly Kashime) sedimentary hosted copper deposit, is located ~90 km SE of Ndola on the Zambian Copperbelt, ~30 km north of the village of Mkushi, Zambia and ~5 km south of the Congolese border (#Location: 13° 21' 21"S, 29° 24' 32"E). Regional Setting The Fishtie deposit is situated on the …Web