Banana Zone

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

Names and other identifiers

GMRAP ID 10875
Tract name Northwest Botswana Rift (002rfCu2002)
Site status deposit

Geographic location

Country Botswana
State or province Ghanzi
Geographic location 22.738321, -21.089516
Geologic map unit 22.738321, -21.089516
Nearby data

Geologic information

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

Commodity and development information

Major commodities Cu, Ag
Tonnage (Mt) 91Mt
Cu grade (%) 1.15%
Contained copper 1,000,000t

Reference information

Comments 14.98 g/t Ag.
References Pretorius and Park (2011); Discovery Metals Ltd. (2011)
Site reference Zientek and others (in press)
Pretorius, Awie, and Park, Vivian, 2011, Resource estimate update, Hana Mining Ltd., Ghanzi copper-silver project, Ghanzi District, Botswana: Hana Mining Ltd., NI 43-101 Technical Report, February 3, 2011, 235 p., accessed July 15, 2011, at http://www.hanamining.com/i/pdf/Ghanzi43-101-May2010.pdf. [Web page no longer available.]
Discovery Metals Ltd., 2011, Mining Indaba, Cape Town: Discovery Metals Limited presentation, 28 p., accessed July 25, 2011, at http://www.discoverymetals.com/files/media/mining_indaba_presentation_february_2011.pdf.