Carolusberg Mine

Mining Weekly - O'okiep – it’s not over yet

In April 1997, the mine gave all the houses in O’okiep, Carolusberg and Nababeep away to the person who was currently occupying the premises, irrespective of their status. These towns now fall ...

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Van Der Stel's Copper Mine, Okiep Copper District, Namakwa ...

Van Der Stel's Copper Mine, Okiep Copper District, Namakwa District (Namaqualand), Northern Cape, South Africa : Located 3 km south of the Carolusberg. Refs.: Lombaard, A. F. and the Exploration Staff Of The Ookiep Copper Company Limited (1986): The copper deposits of the Okiep district, Namaqualand. In: ...

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Carolusberg - Information South Africa - Carolusberg ...

The Deep Ore Mine is 1690 meters in depth, and by 1985 delivered 120 000 tons of copper per month. Underground rock temperatures have been recorded to reach 57 °C. Carolusberg is a typical mining town with a school, a clinic, a grocery store, a recreational club with a bar, a ladies lounge and an Olympic swimming pool.

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15/K/Spr/2 | SAHRA

The fact that the Governor and his experts sank their shafts at places where the copper ore was not rich enough for economic exploitation ensured the preservation of the little mine. Van der Stel’s mine is today situated on the property of the O’Okiep Copper Company.

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Geotechnical aspects of vertical crater mining method in a ...

Mindola Mine of Nkana Division of Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Limited, Zambia is the deepest mine on the Zambian Copperbelt. ... The mining of open stopes at the Carolusberg Mine O’okiep, Proceedings, 12th CMMI Congress, (M W Glen ... Goel S.C. (1991) Geotechnical aspects of vertical crater mining method in a deep mine. In: African ...

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Offshore mud volcanoes and onland faulting in southwestern ...

Indeed, measurements in the Carolusberg Mine, at a depth of about 1570 m below the surface (i.e. ∼600 m below mean sea level), indicate that the greatest compressive stress σ 1 strikes NW/NNW and is practically horizontal, as expected from our reconstruction (cf. Fig. 5, Fig. 6). It is a robust stress with measured values up to 90 MPa.

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O'Okiep (MRDS #10304534) CU

Reserve-Resource. FINANCIAL TIMES INTERNATIONAL YEARBOOKS, MINING 1988, Reserve-Resource. 1987, P. 319. Reserve-Resource. BROOKHUNT AND ASSOCIATES, P. 71 (1987 EDITION).

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van der stels copper mine carolusberg namaqualand district

Van der Stel's Copper Mine, Carolusberg, Namaqualand District This piece of land, which is owned by the O'okiep Copper Company Limited, contains a mine shaft sunk by Commander Simon van der Stel on an expedition to the Copper Mountains in 1685. Get Price Okiep .

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CopperinSouthAfrica-Part - SAIMM

Item Design Operation Copper, OJo 23,0 24,15 Lead, OJo 3,00 14,06 Zinc,OJo 3,00 2,52 Silver,g/t 1000 1598 Copper recovery, OJo 76,00 37,00 Concentrates, t 11338 4620

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GC4N9R2 The Blue Mine (Earthcache) in Northern Cape, South ...

Sep 14, 2013· The blue tinge of the rocks in the mine is a result of copper coming into contact with oxygen in the air. Nearly two centuries has lapsed since the first discovery of copper in the area by Simon van der Stel, Governer of the Cape, at Carolusberg in 1685.

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O'okiep – it’s not over yet - Mining Weekly

The mine was closed in the early eighties; however, some 25 years later, this stalwart is being revived yet again. ... In April 1997, the mine gave all the houses in O’okiep, Carolusberg and ...

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Developing a Major Copper District in the Northern Cape ...

The Carolusberg Mine developed to a depth of 2 000m, mining some 411kt of copper, representing around 26Mt @ 1,54% Cu in the region 1685 Simon van der Stel (VOC Commander of the Cape) leads negotiations with indigenous people for copper-mining rights The grade of the copper in the NCP was so high that extensive areas where stained green with

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Exploration in the Okiep Copper District, Northern Cape ...

The richest ore tends to occur in the lower portions of the orthopyroxenites, such as at Carolusberg and Nigramoep mines (Potgieter 1996). The intrusions are generally associated with so-called ...

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Mine revivals under way in iron ore, zinc and copper ...

The mine’s tailing thickener is shown above in this May 2018 photograph. The site is a diversity “hotspot” (one of seven in South Africa) so a lot of work has to be done. Vedanta is working with International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and a biodiversity offset agreement has been signed. ... The Carolusberg …

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Orange Free State, South Africa Mineral Deposits | The ...

'Carolusberg Mine' in Orange Free State, South Africa, Copper Producer. Orange Free State Location. Copper Commodity. Producer Development Status. Site Record Type ... Whether it is filing a mine or researching one, the administering BLM office is going to be the definitive source.

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Carolusberg - Mining Atlas

Carolusberg is a Copper Project in South Africa owned by Mineral Technologies International, Xtract Resources. General: Xtract is initiating a 2,500m drilling programme on the tailings dams in order to define a measured and indicated resource and undertake metallurgical...

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Mud rushes and methods of combating them - SAIMM

incident that occurred during mining at Carolusberg Deep Mine. This mine used vertical crater retreat (VCR) stoping to extract a pipe-shaped copper orebody. The orebody was mined with 20 m x 20 m VCR stopes, which were then post-filled with a mixture of tailings, cement and blast furnace slag. The mining sequence started with coning of the panel

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SHiP Copper Company - History of the region

The Carolusberg Mine developed to a depth of ~2 000m, mining some 411kt of copper, representing around 26Mt @ 1,54% Cu in the region 1960s. OCC lists on the New York Stock Exchange and pays the highest dividend ever during that period 1984.

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o okiep copper mine at nababeep northern cape sa

van der stels copper mine carolusberg namaqualand district. Oct 29, 2017· Thesis Van Zyl, D The geology of the O'okiep copper mine, Namaqualand, Ann Univ Get Price Okiep The Full Wiki Okiep is a small town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, and was in the 1870s ranked as having the richest copper mine …

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O'Kiep & Carolusberg Project, South Africa

O’Kiep & Carolusberg Copper Tailings Project at a Glance. The Carolusberg and O'Kiep tailings dams contain 33.8Mt of sulphide tailings material on surface that was mined between 1980 and 2010 by O'Kiep Copper Company. Carolusberg tailings dam represents 28Mt of material grading at 0.19% Cu

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(PDF) The Namaqua-Natal Province - ResearchGate

a) Section through the Carolusberg Mine (after Potgieter, 1996), showing how the copper-bearing Koperberg Suite noritoid has intruded the antiformal to monoclinal "steep structure" displacement zone.

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Geography of South Africa - Wikipedia

Several expeditions were consequently mounted to find the source of this copper. A mineshaft was dug in the "Copper Mountains" in northern Namaqualand in 1685, which can still be seen near the disused Carolusberg mine a few kilometers east of Springbok.

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copper mines around springbok - vakantievillacalabrie.nl

Carolusberg Copper Mine - Wikimapia - Let's describe the whole , Carolusberg Copper Mine South Africa / Northern Cape / Springbok / World / South Africa / Northern . Springbok (Northern Cape) | Jewish Digital Archive Project. Springbok is situated in Namaqualand in the Northern Cape, 565 km north of …

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Petrochemistry of the Okiep copper district basic ...

Hence, the Okiep ores cannot be primary magmatic sulfides. Geochemical evidence is presented to demonstrate that the ores have undergone an extensive oxidative event in which pyrrhotite and chalcopyrite were converted to magnetite and bornite. Up to 90 percent of the sulfur has been lost in the case of some samples from the Carolusberg mine.

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