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Ore deposit description:

Identifier: MRT-00477
Name(s): Aouéouat - Tasiast - Aouéouat - Aoueouat - Tasiast - Taziast District
Country(ies): MAURITANIA (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) -
Commodity(ies):
NameProduction 3 year averageReserveResourceUnitClassOre type(s)
Gold0 ?37.5028.50 tB Secondary native-element ore: "oxidized ore".
Main morphology: Discordant lode or vein (thickness > 50 cm), in clusters or isolated
Morphology(ies): Stockwork (or network) of stringers or veinlets (thickness < 50 cm), discordant on the strata - Discordant lode or vein (thickness > 50 cm), in clusters or isolated -
Deposit type(s): BIF-hosted gold vein / dissemination; Geita-type -
Host rock(s): Fe quartzite, BIF, itabirite - Dacite - Syn- to late-eruptive volcaniclastic rock, and Undifferenciated Epiclastites -
Exploitation type(s): Unworked -
Ages:
MineralisationHost rock
UpperLowerUpperLower
NeoarcheanNeoarcheanNeoarcheanNeoarchean
Status: Deposit under development - project
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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