Shabani Mine (Asbestos Mine)


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Simbabwe / Midlands, Provinz / Zvishavane (Shabani), Distrikt / Shabani Mine (Asbestos Mine)

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Shabani Mine (Asbestos Mine)

Shabani Mine (Asbestos Mine)

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 20.331388° S, 
Long: 30.0692666° E
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 20° 19' 52.997" S,
   Long: 30° 4' 9.36" E
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⚒ Shabani, Zvishavane, Midlands, ZW
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von Shabani, Distrikt Zvishavane, Provinz Midlands, Simbabwe

Copyright: Archiv: Philip Blümner (slugslayer)
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-11-09

Minerals (Count: 6)

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Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Laubscher, D.H. (1986): Chrysotile asbestos in the Zvishavane (Shabani) and Mashava (Mashaba) areas, Zimbabwe. In: Anhaeusser C.R., and Maske, S. (eds.): Mineral deposits of S Africa. Geol. Soc. S. Afr., Johannesburg, 377-93.
  • Cairncross, B. (2004). Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals of S Africa.