A group of leading scientists lead by geologists from South Africa and Germany will shortly conduct scientific drilling in the Bushveld Complex, which is regarded as the most valuable mineral province on Earth.

According to Professor Freddie Roelofse, Associate Professor in the Department of Geology at the University of the Free State in South Africa, the project aims to clarify several unresolved scientific questions related to the genesis of this unique body of rocks and its associated mineral deposits. 

Two boreholes will be drilled as part of the project, including a 600 m deep hole to the north of Mokopane and a 3 km deep hole northwest of Burgersfort.

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Source: Mining Review Africa

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