800,000 square kilometers of varied geological terrains with potential
- Ongoing exploration
work, which has resulted in discovery of resources in
45 million ounces of gold, 1.5 million tones of nickel and 50 million
carats of Tanzania.
An Archaean shield
environment with a number of classical Canadian and
Australian type greenstone gold lode deposits, many capped by
An extensive Protezoic
terrain containing lode and near surface gold
types, now attracting exploration attention n South
Africa and elsewhere.
Potential for epithermal
gold deposits in the faulted younger rocks on the
A world class
diamondiferous kimberlite at Mwadui and more than 200
kimberlites, many of which are yet to be thoroughly
Scores of occurrences of
high value coloured gemstones, such as emerald
tsavorite, sapphire, tanzanite and alexandrite.
A wealth of other
opportunities in minerals, particularly industrial
including coal, iron, tin, graphite, evaporates, kaolin,
stones, phosphates and gypsum.
More than a dozen carbonatites, only a few of which have been
Recent history of production decisions by well financed, international
history of precious and base metals mining, with opportunities for
Revival in a new economic era.
inventory of unexplored mineral ground.
comprehensive, systematically archived data base on geoscientific
Information and mineral resources.
Minimal competition at present from large multinational mining
atmosphere of political stability and economic
- Changed role of the
Government to become facilitator, regulator,
and service provider.
- Globally competitive tax
and regulatory regime for mining investors.
- Accelerated and
simplified handling of investment proposals.
- Guaranteed access to
foreign exchange for repatriation of profits.
Technical staff trained in various disciplines associated with
abundant supply of labour.
peaceful working environment free of ideological confrontations, ethnic
strife and labour disputes.
established supporting services to the mining