• WEST WITS MINING WEST WITS MINING

    West Wits Mining (ASX:WWI) is an experienced gold exploration and development company focused on transforming world class mineral resources into gold. The Company plans to transition to a mid-tier gold producer from its flagship project in the Central Rand Goldfield of South Africa, the Witwatersrand

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  • Witwatersrand Wikipedia

    OverviewGeologyConsequences of mining the ancient Witwatersrand rocksHistorySee alsoFurther readingExternal links

    The Witwatersrand plateau consists of a 5000-to-7000-metre-thick (3.1–4.3 mi) layer of mainly sedimentary rocks laid down over a period of about 260 million years, starting approximately 2.97 billion years ago. The entire series of rocks, known as the "Witwatersrand Supergroup," consists of very hard erosion resistant quartzites, banded ironstones and some marine lava deposits, interspersed with softer, more easily eroded tillites, mudstones and conglomerates. The oldest rocks (laid down 2.97 billion years

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  • Witwatersrand Basin Project WEST WITS MINING

    The Central Rand Goldfields contain some of the world’s largest gold deposits and has produced over 247 Moz Au over 35% of global production. West Wits’ aims to becoming a junior gold producer targeting >60,000oz Au per annum over a 15-year plus mine life, supported by WBP’s JORC Compliant 3.65Moz Au Mineral.

  • Witwatersrand Gold Rush The Famous South African Gold Mine

    A brief overview of the history and development of Witwatersrand, the famous gold mine of South Africa. With photos, facts, and figures about its impact on the growth of the region, the history of precious metals in the area, and the people that have mined the gold from the ground, even up to today.

  • WEST WITWATERSRAND GOLD MINE MAED

    West Witwatersrand Gold Mine’s R55 million fast track expansion programme commenced in July 1995.Ê The key element in the expansion scheme has been the installation of two new state-of-the-art mills. A semi-autogenous mill handles 100 000 tons of hard rock per month 80 000 tons from the open pit and 20 000 tons from underground mining.Ê

  • About West Wits Mining WEST WITS MINING

    West Wits was originally formed to explore, evaluate and extract gold and uranium from project areas located on the Central Rand Goldfield of South Africa’s Witwatersrand Basin. Historically this Project Area, known to West Wits as the Witwatersrand Basin Project (WBP), collectively produced 31 million ounces of gold over 120 years.

  • The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on the

    Jun 15, 2012· The Witwatersrand Supergroup contains more uranium than gold and the Witwatersrand gold mines are in fact also uranium mines. Uranium was originally mined as a by-product of the gold mining industry in Gauteng and the West Rand (Von Backström, 1976). South Africa also had one of the first uranium extraction plants in the world, which provided

  • Witwatersrand Gold Rush Wikipedia

    OverviewDiscoveryOriginsFounding of JohannesburgSecond Boer WarPrimary sourcesSee alsoNotes

    The first discovery of gold in the region is recorded as being in 1852 in the Pardekraal farm by J.H. Davis, an English miner. He sold £600 of gold to the Transvaal Treasury and was subsequently ordered to leave the country. Another find by Pieter Jacob Marais was recorded in 1853 on the Jukskei River, but was subject to similar secrecy. Though there were smaller mining operations in the region, it wasn’t until 1884 and the subsequent 1886 discovery at Langlaagte that the Witwatersrand gold rush got under way in e

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  • Discovery of the Gold in 1884 South African History Online

    On 14 September 1886, the first large mining company on the Reef, the Witwatersrand Gold Mining Company, was formed with a total nominal capital of £3,063,000. The first crushing battery, consisting of five stamps, had been erected on the Reef in 1885 to serv the Struben's excavations on the lower West Rand reef, but this was a small

  • Largest Gold Deposits in the World Witwatersrand Gold

    IntroductionFormation and MineralizationMining TechniquesGlobal AnaloguesFurther ReadingThe gold fields of the Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa are, by a landslide, the largest single gold producing district in the world. It has produced some 2 billion ounces over a century of mining and at an average grade of 15 g/t Au with a current head grade of 6-10 g/t Au and they still have estimated reserves of some 1,161 billion ounces (36,000 tonnes). Production does not come easy though. Shafts go down some 3,900 meters b在geologyforinvestors上查看更多信息
  • About West Wits Mining WEST WITS MINING

    West Wits was originally formed to explore, evaluate and extract gold and uranium from project areas located on the Central Rand Goldfield of South Africa’s Witwatersrand Basin. Historically this Project Area, known to West Wits as the Witwatersrand Basin Project (WBP), collectively produced 31 million ounces of gold over 120 years.

  • Witwatersrand West Coast Placer

    The largest known gold deposit in the world in Witwatersrand, South Africa is one of these. Over 1.5 billion ounces of gold has been mined in Witwatersrand. Deposition occurred approximately 3 billion years ago in Witwatersrand, and it is estimated that 50% of all the gold

  • West Wits Mining hoping for news soon on mining permit for

    Jun 15, 2020· West Wits Mining Limited's (ASX:WW1) CEO Jac van Heerden tells Proactive's Andrew Scott they've completed and handed in all the for a mining right at the Witwatersrand

  • Largest Gold Deposits in the World Witwatersrand Gold

    Feb 21, 2020· The gold fields of the Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa are, by a landslide, the largest single gold producing district in the world. It has produced some 2 billion ounces over a century of mining and at an average grade of 15 g/t Au with a current head grade of 6-10 g/t Au and they still have estimated reserves of some 1,161 billion ounces

  • Mt Cecelia Project WEST WITS MINING

    Mt Cecelia’s geology is consistent with the Witwatersrand-style conglomerate gold mineralisation found in South Africa, where West Wits has the highly complementary Witwatersrand Gold Project. The prospect is located circa 150km ENE of Marble Bar close to critical infrastructure

  • Contact WEST WITS MINING

    WEST WITS MINING LIMITED ABN 89 124 894 060. EMAIL ADDRESS [email protected] TELEPHONE NUMBER P +61 3 8692 9049 F +61 3 8692 9040. ADDRESS Level 3, 62 Lygon Street, CARLTON, VIC, AUSTRALIA, 3053

  • The world's biggest gold mines: Top ten

    1. South Deep gold mine 32.8 million ounces (Moz). South Deep gold mine is the largest gold mine in the world, by reserves. Located 45km south-west of Johannesburg in the Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa, South Deep is also the seventh deepest mine in the world, with a mine depth up to 2,998m below the surface.. The managed mineral reserve at South Deep as of December 2018 stood at 32.8Moz.

  • Gold Fields Gold Fields Mineral Resources and Mineral

    West of the Bank Break the VCR and the underlying Central Rand Group strata of the Witwatersrand Supergroup have a general east-west strike and dip to the south at between 20° and 25° (VCR 210 to the south-southeast).

  • List of Gold mines in South Africa Briefly

    South Deep Gold Mine is the second largest Gold mine in the world. This mine is located in Witwatersrand Basin 45 kilometers south west of Johannesburg. The mine has around 39.1Moz of this precious mineral reserves and is also the seventh deepest mine in the world with the mining depth being around 2995m below the surface.

  • Gold Mine tours Johannesburg Gauteng mining tour

    Kromdraai Gold Mine: Gold discovered by Johannes Stephanus Minnaar and became the first government gold mining concession on what was later to be known as the Witwatersrand. At this gold mine we do take a tour inside the historical gold mine along the incline shaft. Dependent on duration applied to the gold mine tour.

  • (PDF) A Review of the Witwatersrand Basin The World’s

    Gold mining in the Witwatersrand Basin has been responsible for the creation of the metropolis of Johannesburg and many thriving mining towns and has had a major influence in the shaping of South

  • Witwatersrand Basin (RSA)

    The Witwatersrand Basin is approximatly 350 km long and 200 km wide. The gold mines in this area are possibly the deepest mines in the world (mining operations at 3600 m and exploration core-drilling up to 4600m). Peak gold production occured in 1970 when over 1000 metric tommes were mined, generating US $1,164 billion in sales, however gold

  • The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on the

    The impact of gold mining on the Witwatersrand on the rivers and karst system of Gauteng and North West Province, South Africa June 2012 Journal of African Earth Sciences 68(15):24–43

  • West Wits Mining Ltd prepares for transition to gold

    Sep 30, 2019· West Wits Mining Ltd advanced its near-development Witwatersrand Basin Project in financial year 2019, shifting its focus towards underground mine development as it increases its gold