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Gold resources of Africa

Edward A. Elevatorski

Gold resources of Africa

by Edward A. Elevatorski

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Published by Minobras Mining Services in [Fallbrook, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Gold mines and mining -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 156-157).

      StatementE.A. Elevatorski.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN427.A1 E43 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination157 p. :
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1133862M
      ISBN 100942218280
      LC Control Number94096835

      Gold has been seen as a smart investment for millennia. However, the use of gold as an investment became hugely popular after the end of the Bretton Woods system in Since the s, the price of gold has steadily increased. In , gold was pegged at $35 per ounce. In August , that number had risen to nearly $ per ounce. The loss of natural resources caused Ghana to weaken and after they were weakened they were attacked by Almoravids. How were Mali and Ghana similar? Like Ghana, Mali gained much of its wealth from the control of trade, particularly in gold.

        A new report by SNL Metals and Mining has found Africa holds the world’s largest in-situ resources of gold. The report investigated exploration trends between July and August this year. "Although gold, diamonds, platinum and coal are the most well-known among the minerals and metals mined, South Africa also hosts chrome, vanadium, titanium and a number of other lesser minerals." At the current gold price more than half of the South African gold mining industry is marginal. Total employee earnings have soared from R billion.

      To order copies of Minerals and Africa’s Development:!e International Study Group Report on Africa’s Mineral Regimes by the Economic Commission for Africa, please contact: Publications: Economic Commission for Africa P.O. Box Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Tel: + 11 Fax: + 11 E-mail: [email protected] Web: Africa, the second-largest continent, is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Atlantic is divided in half almost equally by the Equator. Africas physical geography, environment and resources, and human geography can be considered separately. Africa has eight major physical regions: the Sahara, the Sahel, the Ethiopian Highlands, the savanna, the.


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