Sediment-hosted stratabound copper (Sandstone copper) deposit in Gobabis, Namibia

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 10810
Alternate names Witvlei
Tract name Northwest Botswana Rift (002rfCu2002)
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Namibia
State or province Gobabis
Geographic location 18.232344, -22.416774
Geologic map unit 18.232344, -22.416774
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Sediment-hosted stratabound copper
Deposit subtype Sandstone copper
Age (Ma) 750Ma

Commodity and development information

Major commodities Cu
Tonnage (Mt) 1Mt
Cu grade (%) 2.3%
Contained copper 28,000t

Reference information

References Andritzky (1998); Kalahari Minerals (2006); Kalahari Minerals (2008); Extract Resources (2008)
Site reference Zientek and others (in press)
Andritzky, G., 1998, Mineral map of Namibia: Geological Survey of Namibia, 1 map on 2 sheets, scale 1:1,000,000.
Kalahari Minerals, 2006, Placing of 40,000,000 new Ordinary Shares at 15p per share - Admission to trading on AIM: Kalahari Minerals, 15 March 2006, 97 p., accessed September 5, 2011, at [Web page no longer available.]
Kalahari Minerals, 2008, Company overview, May, 2008: Kalahari Minerals, 26 p., accessed May 15, 2009, at
Extract Resources, 2008, Company overview: Extract Resources, Kalahari Minerals, May 2008 Company overview, 26 p.