Dalny

Producer in Zimbabwe with commodities Gold, Copper, Arsenic, Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10107389
MRDS ID W032804
Record type Site
Current site name Dalny

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: 30.25134, -18.16368 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country
Zimbabwe

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Tertiary
Arsenic Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Pyrite Ore
Scheelite Ore
Sphalerite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Alteration

  • (Local) Silicification, Sericitization, Carbonatization, Chloritization

Analytical data

Result THE AVERAGE GRADE OF THE ORE IS 0.2 OZ AU/TON.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock > Mafic Metamorphic Rock > Greenstone

Nearby scientific data

(1) 30.25134, -18.16368

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Chegutu (Hartley) District

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Falcon Mines Ltd.

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1977
    Total resources 1,207,000,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 11.6 g/mt Gold Major 1977

Comments on development

  • ECON.COM: MINE, CONCENTRATOR, SMELTER

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W032804

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    E/MJ 1978; MM 1980; WAR MINERALS REPORT 1976-1977.

  • Deposit

    BOYLE, R.W., 1979, THE GEOCHEMISTRY OF AU AND ITS DEPOSITS (TOGETHER WITH A CHAPTER ON GEOCHEMICAL PROSPECTING FOR THE ELEMENT): GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF CANADA BULLETIN 280, 584 P.

  • Production

    E/MJ, 1978

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit AU IS ASSOCIATED WITH QUARTZ BODIES. CO2 AND K2O INCREASE AS APPROACH QUARTZ BODIES AND NA2O DECREASES.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1980 Gassaway, Judith S. U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-APR-1988 Orris, Greta J. U.S. Geological Survey