Koma Bangou

Prospect in Niger with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10231853
MAS/MILS ID 7510000001
Record type Site
Current site name Koma Bangou

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Town
Geographic coordinates: -7.99822, 17.00041 (WGS84)
Elevation 1500
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country
Niger

Comments on the location information

  • LAT/LONG IS FOR AGADEZ (AGADES) CITY IN CENTRAL NIGER.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

Town (1) -7.99822, 17.00041

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant Yes
Discovery year 1985

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights State Lease

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Etruscan Enterprises Ltd
    Interest 50
    Year 1995
    First year 1995
  • Type Owner
    Owner L'Office National Des Ressources Minieres (Onarem)
    Interest 50
    Home office Niger
    Year 1995
    First year 1995
  • Type Owner
    Owner Echo Bay (14.5% Holder Of Etruscan)
    Home office Canada
    Year 1995
    First year 1995

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1995
    Demonstrated 11,300,000mt ore
    Total resources 11,300,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 2.5 g/mt Gold Major 1995

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 7510000001

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SAME REF AS "O" 001, MINING JOURNAL, 05/95.

  • Ownership

    MINING JOURNAL, 05/19/95, "ECHO BAY ACQUIRES ETRUSCAN STAKE"

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 23-SEP-96 Buckingham, David A. U.S. Bureau of Mines