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Important Mining Districts

Important and emerging mining districts that host multiple projects or deposits within a geologically similar setting.

The Central African Copper Belt

Nkana open pit in Kitwe

Sediment-hosted copper deposits are the second most important source of copper next to porphyry copper deposits and account for about 20% of the world’s copper production. The Central African Copper ...

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The California Gold Rush : 1840 – 1857

“Gold! Gold! Gold from the American River!” “Gold! Gold! Gold from the American River!” Those words uttered from Samuel Brannan upon his arrival in San Francisco, California created a large scale immigration ...

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