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Ore deposit description:

Identifier: MLI-00035
Name(s): Sadiola - Sadiola Hill
Country(ies): MALI (Republic of Mali) -
Commodity(ies):
NameProduction 3 year averageReserveResourceUnitClassOre type(s)
Gold136 14.4033320 tA Secondary native-element ore: "oxidized ore". Ore in which the element or substance is in chemical combination within a primary mineral (oxides, s.
Main morphology: Discordant envelope of disseminated ore
Morphology(ies): Discordant envelope of disseminated ore - Discordant lode or vein (thickness > 50 cm), in clusters or isolated - Surficial orebody of secondary origin -
Deposit type(s): Shear / fault zone, vein; Ashanti-type - Laterite - Replacement deposit (skarn, "manto") -
Host rock(s): Laterite (s.l.) and ferruginous duricrust - Greywacke - Microgranite - Diorite - Marble - Lamprophyre - Carbonate turbidite -
Exploitation type(s): Open cast (open pit) mining -
Ages:
MineralisationHost rock
UpperLowerUpperLower
RhyacianPaleoproterozoicRhyacianOrosirian
Status: Producing industrial mine
Localization:

Class definition: for the considered commodity, following its calculated total potential (passed production + reserves + resources), the ore deposit is classified into class A (very large deposit), B (large deposit), C (medium deposit), D (small deposit), E (occurrence), or N/A (no information available).
Used units are: t = metric ton (1000 kg), ct = carat

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