The Geology of the Lubimbi Dahlia Hankano Coalfields Wankie and Lupane Districts with 7 maps/plates – A O Thompson

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The Geology of the Lubimbi, Dahlia, Hankano, Coalfields, Wankie, and Lupane Districts. (Mining) (Geological) (natural resources) Coal mining (Zimbabwe Geological Survey Bulletin No.88. Issued authority : Salisbury – 1981. Printed by the Government Printer, Salisbury
Condition Blue softcover book, in fantastic condition. Brown board and leather/vinyl spine (blue) slipcase with 7 original maps of the mines, quite stunning, one in full colour Tight clean no inscriptions. (See our Picture) Book stamped 569 on cover
This bulletin covers an area of 1025 km2 of Karoo and Kalahari sediments overlying Precambrian rocks in the Lubimbi, Hankano and Dalia coalfield, some 80km east of Wankie. Despite intensive drilling programs by Lubimbi Coal Areas Ltd, in the 1950’s and the industrial Development Corporation (Rhodesia) Ltd. between 1974 and 1976, both of which delineated substantial reserves of thermal coal, the fields are still unexploited. Both investigations sought to establish reserves of feed stock for oil generation. Other than pottery clay quarried near Dahlia there is yet no mining activity in the area.
The area was mapped by Mr Thompson from 1974 -1976 using Arial photographs and topographic maps on a scale of 1 : 50 000 supplied by the Department of the Surveyor-General. The accompanying geological map, text figures and plates were drawn by Miss L Morrison in the Geological Survey Drawing Office.

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SKU: 667 Category: Title: The Geology of the Lubimbi Dahlia Hankano Coalfields Wankie and Lupane Districts with 7 maps/plates
Author: A O Thompson
Publisher: Salisbsury-1981
Year: 1981
Condition: Very Good
Format: Hardcover
Inventory No: 667

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The Geology of the Lubimbi, Dahlia, Hankano, Coalfields, Wankie, and Lupane Districts. (Mining) (Geological) (natural resources) Coal mining (Zimbabwe Geological Survey Bulletin No.88. Issued authority : Salisbury – 1981. Printed by the Government Printer, Salisbury
Condition Blue softcover book, in fantastic condition. Brown board and leather/vinyl spine (blue) slipcase with 7 original maps of the mines, quite stunning, one in full colour Tight clean no inscriptions. (See our Picture) Book stamped 569 on cover
This bulletin covers an area of 1025 km2 of Karoo and Kalahari sediments overlying Precambrian rocks in the Lubimbi, Hankano and Dalia coalfield, some 80km east of Wankie. Despite intensive drilling programs by Lubimbi Coal Areas Ltd, in the 1950’s and the industrial Development Corporation (Rhodesia) Ltd. between 1974 and 1976, both of which delineated substantial reserves of thermal coal, the fields are still unexploited. Both investigations sought to establish reserves of feed stock for oil generation. Other than pottery clay quarried near Dahlia there is yet no mining activity in the area.
The area was mapped by Mr Thompson from 1974 -1976 using Arial photographs and topographic maps on a scale of 1 : 50 000 supplied by the Department of the Surveyor-General. The accompanying geological map, text figures and plates were drawn by Miss L Morrison in the Geological Survey Drawing Office.

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Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 15 × 22.5 × 2 cm

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