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Sediment-hosted stratabound copper (Reduced-facies) deposit in Ngamiland, Botswana

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 10873
Alternate names Boseto project
Tract name Northwest Botswana Rift (002rfCu2002)
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Botswana
State or province Ngamiland
Geographic location 22.9608, -20.5431
Geologic map unit 22.9608, -20.5431
Nearby data

Geologic information

Deposit type Sediment-hosted stratabound copper
Deposit subtype Reduced-facies
Age (Ma) 750Ma
Minerals chalcocite, bornite, chalcopyrite

Commodity and development information

Major commodities Cu, Ag
Tonnage (Mt) 67Mt
Cu grade (%) 1.4%
Ag grade (g/t) 22.3g/t
Contained copper 940,000t

Reference information

References Discovery Metals Ltd. (2011)
Site reference Zientek and others (in press)
Discovery Metals Ltd., 2011, Mining Indaba, Cape Town: Discovery Metals Limited presentation, 28 p., accessed July 25, 2011, at