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  • The formation of gold deposits in South Africa

    20-04-2017 0183 32 At a first glance, the Witwatersrand basin, the largest known gold resource on our planet, is not automatically related to ocean research However, in its 3 ,...

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  • The Witwatersrand Basin and Its Gold Deposits SpringerLink

    21-02-2019 0183 32 the witwatersrand basin fill was subjected to a series of alteration events, ranging from burial and regional low-grade metamorphism to heating in the course of the emplacement of the 2054 ma bushveld igneous complex and catastrophic shattering during the 2023 ma vredefort impact, which enabled renewed fluid flow long after primary rock porosity ,...

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  • The formation of gold deposits in South Africa

    more gold deposits within the basin Although the Witwatersrand has been subject for decades of research, the genesis of gold and uranium ore is still unclear...

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  • Episode 77 What s up with the Witwatersrand? by The ,

    This week we ve got a geological bonananza Lesley sits down with Dr Hartwig Frimmel to chat about the genesis of the Witwatersrand Wits gold deposit in South Africa The geological anomaly has rec...

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  • The Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa Geological ,

    The Witwatersrand Basin formed over a period of 360 Ma between 3074 and 2714 Ma , Hydrocarbons thus may well have been essential in ore genesis We have sampled four major gold-, uranium- and hydrocarbon-bearing ore horizons, namely the Carbon Leader, Vaal, ....

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  • Witwatersrand Gold Fields Geology, Genesis, and ,

    01-01-2000 0183 32 The Witwatersrand gold fields of South Africa account for more than a third of the world s total gold production since mining started there in 1886 48,000 t Au These gold fields dominated production throughout the twentieth century, but production peaked at 1,000 t in 1970 and has steadily declined since that time...

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  • The Formation of Gold deposits in South Africa

    At a first glance, the Witwatersrand basin, the largest known gold resource on our planet, is not automatically related to ocean research However, in its 3 billion years old geological history, the Witwatersrand basin in South Africa has been covered by seawater, but experienced also episodes of drying out, flooding and erosion by rivers and the repeated coverage by seawater...

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  • Visualization of gold and uranium ore

    The Witwatersrand basin in South Africa represents the largest known gold resource on Earth Despite decades of intensive research, the genesis of the gold-uranium ore is a matter of considerable debate An analytical approach using the novel Atlas 5 workflow visualizes the process of gold and uranium ore-formation, from...

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  • West Wits clears last hurdle for a Mining Right

    West Wits clears last hurdle for a Mining Right , 666 WWI at it Witwatersrand Basin Project in South Africa that can easily be valued at much higher levels than the current market capitalisation of , Genesis Minerals GMD down gold ,...

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  • Genesis of the World s Largest Gold Deposits

    13-09-2002 0183 32 Genesis of the World s Largest Gold Deposits A lmost 40 of all gold mined during recorded history has been recovered over the past 120 years from a single ore province the Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa Today, the gold-mining industry in the Witwatersrand has passed its maturity, but it is set to remain the world s leading gold producer...

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  • The formation of gold deposits in South Afric EurekAlert

    The formation of gold deposits in South Africa German-Canadian research team discovers new ore-forming process in ancient marine sedimentary basin At a first glance, the Witwatersrand basin, the ....

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  • Genesis of the World s Largest Gold Deposits Semantic ,

    The results indicate that the gold was brought into its host rocks by mechanical erosion of gold-bearing hinterland and fluvial transport into a sedimentary basin Controversy has surrounded the formation of the largest gold deposits on Earth in Witwatersrand, South Africa As Frimmel explains in his Perspective, the report by Kirket al should lay the controversy to rest by ,...

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  • Recent Developments Concerning the ,

    01-01-2002 0183 32 Recent Developments Concerning the Geological History and Genesis of the Witwatersrand Gold Deposits, South Africa Author s , Although the gold mining industry in the Witwatersrand has passed its maturity, the Witwatersrand basin remains by far the most important known gold-producing province...

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  • PDF The Role Of Hydrocarbons In The Witwatersrand Gold And ,

    Hydrocarbons are a common constituent of many mineral deposits and are associated directly with high-grade mineralization In the deposits of the Witwatersrand Basin South Africa , the focus of this research, hydrocarbon seams are associated with over 40 of the gold and 95 of the uranium that has been produced...

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  • The origin of the gold and uranium ores of the Black Reef ,

    There is a close spatial relation between high-grade gold mineralization in the Witwatersrand basin and carbonaceous nodules, veins and seams Hydrocarbons thus may well have been essential in ore genesis We have sampled four major gold-, uranium- and hydrocarbon-bearing ore horizons, namely the Carbon Leader, ....

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  • PDF the role of hydrocarbons in the witwatersrand gold ,

    16-10-2021 0183 32 Hydrocarbons are a common constituent of many mineral deposits and are associated directly with high-grade mineralization In the deposits of the Witwatersrand Basin South Africa , the focus of this research, hydrocarbon seams are associated with over 40 of the gold and 95 of the uranium that has been produced...

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