(Facility) Selebi-Pikne Smelter

Plant in Botswana with commodity Cobalt
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Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10159073
MAS/MILS ID 7930001036
Record type Site
Current site name (Facility) Selebi-Pikne Smelter

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: 27.83471, -22.01351 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas



Commodity Importance
Cobalt Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) 27.83471, -22.01351

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Processing Plant
Development status Plant
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Plant type Smelter

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Botswana Rst Ltd
    Interest 15
    Home office Botswana
    Year 1977
  • Type Owner
    Owner State Of Botswana
    Interest 15
    Home office Botswana
    Year 1977
  • Type Unknown
    Owner Amax Inc.
  • Type Owner
    Owner Anglo American Corp. Of South America Ltd.
    Interest 30
    Year 1977

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 7930001036

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 21-OCT-1983 Zimbelman U.S. Bureau of Mines