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  • Brief history of gold mining in South Africa Mining for

    INCLUDING MAJOR EVENTS 1873 First largescale production began when alluvial deposits were discovered at Pilgrims Rest 1884 Gold was discovered in the Witwatersrand which led to an influx of miners from around the world

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  • Mining industry of South Africa

    Diamond and gold discoveries played an important part in the growth of the early South African economy. A site northeast of Cape Town was discovered to have rich deposits of diamonds and thousands rushed to the area of Kimberley in an attempt to profit from the discovery.

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  • Gold Mining in South Africa Projects IQ

    Over 50% of all gold reserves are found in South Africa! AMIQ is the only mining information service in Africa that can provide you with information on all gold mining projects in Africa.

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  • Gold mining in South Africa Taung Gold International

    After more than a century of gold mining in South Africa the US Geological Surveys latest estimate still ranks South Africa as the custodian of the world's second largest gold resources at

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  • Gold Minerals Council South Africa

    "Although gold diamonds platinum and coal are the most wellknown among the minerals and metals mined South Africa also hosts chrome vanadium titanium and a number of other lesser minerals."

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  • South Africa's Illegal Gold Mines

    In the 1970s South Africa was the world's most prolific exporter of gold. Over the years industrial decline has seen widespread closures of the mines across the country. However Johannesburg

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