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The pegmatite area south of the Orange river in Namaqualand

Traugott Wilhelm Gevers

The pegmatite area south of the Orange river in Namaqualand

by Traugott Wilhelm Gevers

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Published by Government Printer in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • Namaqualand.
    • Subjects:
    • Pegmatites,
    • Geology -- South Africa -- Namaqualand

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby T. W. Gevers, F. C. Partridge, and G. K. Joubert.
      SeriesSouth Africa. Geological survey., Memoir no. 31
      ContributionsPartridge, Francis Chamberlain, joint author., Joubert, Gideon Krige, 1903- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE324 .A3 no. 31
      The Physical Object
      Pagination180 p.
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL253605M
      LC Control Numbergs 37000272
      OCLC/WorldCa12306458

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      expedition to this area, interest in the copper deposits rose again. Alexander found very copper-rich ore near the banks of the Orange River. Yet it should take another 10 years before the newly founded South African Mining Company first started working the copper ore in Namaqualand in Some time later a German named vonFile Size: KB. The Li-Ta-Be Kokerboomrand I pegmatite emplaced at ca. Ma during the main stage of pegmatite emplacement in the Orange River belt and regional strike-slip deformation.

      A basic ichthyofaunal and physico-chemical survey of 10 estuaries on the southeast coast of South Africa from Cape Padrone to the Great Fish River was conducted during October and November Author: John J. Gurney. In spring, the MTB trails around Kamieskroon in Namaqualand literally make you think you have found your way to the Garden of Eden. In fact, the famous photographer Freeman Patterson based parts of his beautiful book “Garden of the Gods” around Kamieskroon and Leliefontein and runs photography workshops in this area.


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The pegmatite area south of the Orange river in Namaqualand by Traugott Wilhelm Gevers Download PDF EPUB FB2

OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: Union of South Africa, Department of Mines, Geological Survey. "Geological map by T.W. Gevers to accompany memoir no. 31 on The pegmatite area south of the Orange river in Namaqualand"--Pocket cover.

Goodhouse-Vioolsdrift area, Orange River, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa: Pegmatite veins occur over some 10 miles between Goodhouse and Vioolsdrift, the longest being over a mile by 50 yards in width.

The chief replacement processes are muscovitization, albitization. Orange River, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa Van Rooi's Vley, Orange River, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa Goodhouse-Wolftoon area, Orange River, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa Goodhouse-Vioolsdrift area, Orange River, Namakwa, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Namaqualand (khoi Nama kwa land meaning Nama Khoi people's land) is an arid region of Namibia and South Africa, extending along the west coast over 1, kilometres ( mi) and covering a total area ofsquare kilometres (, sq mi).It is divided by the lower course of the Orange River into two portions – Little Namaqualand to the south and Great Namaqualand to the north.

The Northern Cape pegmatite belt extends from the town of Kenhardt Northwest towards the South African/Namibian border, following the trace of the mighty Orange River. The distribution of pegmatites in the area is irregular and possibly shear related (Namaquan Orogeny) - Large swarms The pegmatite area south of the Orange river in Namaqualand book pegmatites are seen in the Kenhardt area, South.

Other articles where Little Namaqualand is discussed: Namaqualand: by the Orange River into Little Namaqualand in South Africa and Great Namaqualand in Namibia. The region is primarily desert, with annual precipitation averaging between 2 and 8 inches (50 and mm).

The area, inhabited by the Nama before the German occupation of the region in the 19th century, is divided by the Orange River into Little Namaqualand in South Africa and Great Namaqualand in Namibia.

The region is primarily desert, with annual precipitation. WhereThe real flower show belongs to a series of drives that centre on the towns of Garies, Springbok, Kamieskroon and Port Nolloth, Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa.

WhenAnnually during the months of August and September (predominantly, but sometimes also into October). Telephone+27 (0)27 or +27 (0)27 OvernightStay in Namaqualand Accommodation, Northern Cape.

GEVERS T W, PARTRIDGE F C & JOUBERT G K The Pegmatite Area South of the Orange River in Namaqualnad. An extensive survey of the region, based on two years of prospecting, with an investigation of the economic minerals in the pegmatites as well as metals in non-pegmatite formations.

pp with bw plates and two fold-out maps. The study will concentrate on the pegmatites in the area south of the lower Orange River, i.e. a pegmatite field situated approximately in the central part of an imaginary triangle between the settlements of Vioolsdrif, Henkries and Steinkopf.

This area was selected because. The Namaqualand Region, Northern Cape. Namaqualand extends from the Atlantic Ocean on the west coast, to the little town of Pofadder in the east, to the Orange River in the north, south to Garies, and includes the Hantam Karoo, along the southern border of the Northern Cape.

Did you know. Union of South Africa Department of Mines Geological Survey Memoir No. 31, The Pegmatite Area South of the Orange River in Namaqualand T. Gevers, F. Partridge and G. Joubert Published by Published by Authority of the Honorable Minister of Mines, Pretoria ().

The Orange River (from Afrikaans/Dutch: Oranjerivier) is a river in Southern is the longest river within the borders of Lesotho and the Orange River Basin extends extensively into South Africa, Namibia and Botswana to the north.

It rises in the Drakensberg mountains in Lesotho, flowing westwards through South Africa to the Atlantic river forms part of the international Country: Lesotho, South Africa, Namibia.

Namaqualand: The flowering desert. Namaqualand is an arid region of Namibia and South Africa. Travel Guide - English: Guia Via. - Namaqualand map. Area from Garies to the Orange river border, between RSA and Namibia. (See my ' West Coast ' board for the area from Garies down to Cape Town).

Located in the Northern Cape region of South Africa, about km from Cape Town, between the Orange River and the wild coast of the Atlantic Ocean and near the towns of Springbok and Kamieskroon, the Namaqualand area is arid and dry for much of the at times during the short spring, between August and September, a few drops of rain incredibly transform the arid landscape.

Many go off to swim in the Orange River while a German man and I help wash dishes. The meal is Braai (barbecue) tonight and Mxolisi has been so nice as to get me some veggie patties for the grill. After dinner, one by one, we go around the circle and introduce ourselves.

Namaqualand Travel Guide. The Namaqualand is the only arid biodiversity hotspot in the world with the richest succulent flora on earth. In spring, between August and October, the orange, yellow and white Namaqualand daisies come out in a spect.

Heading south from the Orange River mouth (Namibian border) to Strandfontein, you pass the Diamond Coast, a desolate part of the Richtersveld. Access to the sperregebiet (forbidden zone), which ends just south of the Buffels River near Kleinsee, is strictly controlled by De Beers Diamond Company.

Namaqualand is justifiably famous for the floral wonderland it becomes in spring, when seas of orange, yellow and white flowers carpet the land.

In this region one finds not only carpets of annuals, but also a wide variety of geophytes (bulbs), dwarf shrubs and succulents – some 3, species, of /5(10). [ENG] SOUTHERN WIND 94 WINDFALL - Sailing Yacht Review - The Boat Show - Duration: THE BOAT SHOW Recommended for you.Namaqualand: WHEN THE DESERT BLOOMS: Namaqualand Daisies of South Africa - See 48 traveller reviews, 37 candid photos, and great deals for Northern Cape, South Africa, at Tripadvisor.5/5(48).

Namaqualand: WHEN THE DESERT BLOOMS: Namaqualand Daisies of South Africa - See 48 traveler reviews, 37 candid photos, and great deals for Northern Cape, South Africa, at Tripadvisor.5/5(48).