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Ore deposit description:

Identifier: NAM-00072
Name(s): Navachab - Navachab Mine
Country(ies): NAMIBIA (Republic of Namibia) -
NameProduction 3 year averageReserveResourceUnitClassOre type(s)
Gold27 2.5519.50145 tB Native-element ore.
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 -
Deposit type(s): Replacement deposit (skarn, "manto") - Shear / fault zone, vein; Ashanti-type -
Host rock(s): Skarn - Marble - Meta-argillite - Dolomite - Lamprophyre - Pegmatite - Pelite - Schist -
Exploitation type(s): Open cast (open pit) mining -
MineralisationHost rock
Neoproterozoic IIINeoproterozoic IIINeoproterozoic IIINeoproterozoic III
Status: Producing industrial mine

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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