Prospect in Senegal with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10207989
MAS/MILS ID 7440000001
Record type Site
Current site name Sabodala

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -17.4486, 14.75061 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 10000(meters)
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Geographic areas



Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -17.4486, 14.75061

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant Yes

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Bureau De Recherches Geologiques Et Minieres (BRGM)
    Interest 50.6
    Home office France
    Year 1992
  • Type Owner
    Owner Senegales Government
    Interest 49.4
    Home office Senegal
    Year 1992

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1993
    Inferred 2,900,000mt ore
    Total resources 2,900,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 4.36 g/mt Gold Major 1993

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 7440000001

Bibliographic references

  • Reserve-Resource

    MINING MAGAZINE, P. 225 (OCT. 1993).

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 18-OCT-96 Boyle, Ed U.S. Bureau of Mines