operational Mines (in 2005)
Golden pride in Nzega an open pit with
2.8 Moz resourse calculated at an average grade of 2.6g/t gold.the mine
became operational in 1998. the mine is operated by resolute mining from
Geita Gold Mine Project operated by
Ashanti / Anglogold became operational in 2001.the resource is2 0.0Moz
grading 4.0g/t gold. The mines area include the Old Geita Mine
Kahama Gold Mine at Bulyahulu became
operational in 2000. the resource is estimated at 14.6Moz grading at 15
Nyabirama/Nyabigena (North Mara Mine) in
Musoma -Mara greenstone belt. Operated by Afrika Mashariki Gold
Mining .The mine became operational in 2001 and now is operated by
placerdome. The resources is estimated at 4.1 Moz with an average grade of
5.2g/t gold. Tulawaka Mine in West Rwamagaza greenstone belt. The mine
commenced production in March 2005. The resources are estimated at 1.7M
oz. The mine is operated by Barrick Gold Limited. Buhemba Mine in
Musoma-Mara greenstone belt operated by Meremeta, became operational 2002.
The estimated resource is 0.40 Moz.
Other Advanced Prospects
Kahama Greenstone Belt.
Geita Greenston Belt.
Mgusu (formerly Always).
Rwamagaza Greenstone Belt
Mabale-Buhungukira Greenstone Belt.
Nzega Greenstone Belt.
Other Gold Prospects
Buziba in Rwamagaza greenstone belt.
Rwamagazain Rwamagaza greenstone belt.
Matinje Mine in Nzega greenstone belt
where mineralized rubble zones overlie higher-grade quartz veins.
Kitowero in Proterozoic rocks of the
Masasi High (southeast Tanzania) where Metamorphosed greenstone and BIF
may be the source of gold placer.
Mbinga in Proterozoic rocks of
southwest Tanzania a scene of intense artisanal activity
Wingayongo in the faulted coastal
basins. This prospect has many signs of epithermal alteration and
mineralization which merit attention.
Mwiruzi in Biharamulo District. Matabe
in Bukombe District.
Users of the report areadvised to
ascertain the current proper status of each prospect.
More has been written about gold than
all other metals combined. The work done on different gold prospects in
the country has involved a number of working groups, which include, the
Geological Survey of Tanzania, STAMICO, UNDP, BGR and many others.
Reports written on the work done on
different projects are available at the archives in Dodoma.