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The Sefwi volcanic belt is one of the major NE/SW gold belts in Ghana that hosts large deposits of Gold which are mainly structurally guided (Leube et al 1990, Griffis et al 2002).Prevalent in this gold belt are small scale mining operations locally termed as Galamsey.

Integrated geophysical study of the Subika Gold Deposit in ...

The Ahafo Project site for which the Subika Deposit forms part is located in the Sefwi Belt, one of the five NE-SW trending Birimian volcanic belts exposed in south-western Ghana. This belt is bounded to the northwest by the Sunyani basin and to the southwest by the Kumasi Basin.

Structurally Controlled Prospectivity Map of the Sefwi ...

Among the six known volcanic orogenic gold belts in Ghana, the Sefwi belt-type is most likely to succeed the proliferous Ashanti gold belt which has produced over a hundred million ounces in the past millennia. However, the former is believed to have lots of resemblance to the latter and Boyle (1979)

Regent Gold Project

Dec 23, 2005 · are the Ashanti Belt and Sefwi-Bibiani Belt. The area of southwest Ghana hosting the Ashanti and Sefwi-Bibiani gold belts has produced and in drill indicated resources on the order of 100 million ounces of gold. The Asumura Concession is located on the NW edge of the Sefwi-Bibiani Greenstone Belt, a well-defined (at regional scale) break along ...

(PDF) Integrated Geophysical Study of the Subika Gold ...

over the whole of the Sefwi Belt for Newmont Ghana Gold Limited. This data was collected with line spacing of 200 m and terrain clearance of 100 m using a fixed-wing stinger-mounted single sensor

Structural controls on granitoid-hosted gold ...

Dec 18, 2018 ·  · Granitoid-hosted gold deposits represent an economically significant style of gold mineralization in the Birimian granite-greenstone belts of southern Ghana (Fig. 1).Examples include the Subika and Chirano gold deposits in the Sefwi Belt (e.g., Allibone et al. 2004; Baah-Danso 2011); the Nhyiaso, Ayankyerim, and Edikan gold deposits in the eastern Kumasi Basin (e.g.,

Geochemistry and tectonic setting of the Paleoproterozoic ...

Oct 01, 2016 · The NE–SW trending Sefwi belt of southwestern Ghana resembles a typical Birimian greenstone terrane characterised by metavolcanic, metasedimentary and sedimentary rocks which have been intruded by granitoids and other mafic intrusive rocks.The belt assumes anomalous differences from the other Birimian belts in Ghana in that its width attains a maximum of about 70 Km.

Gold Deposits of the ~15-Moz Ahafo South Camp, Sefwi ...

Gold Deposits of the ~15-Moz Ahafo South Camp, Sefwi Granite-Greenstone Belt, Ghana: Insights into the Anatomy of an Orogenic Gold Plumbing System ... Our results indicate that high-grade ore shoots at Ahafo South form part of vertically extensive fluid conduit systems that are primarily controlled by the rheological architecture of the rock mass.

Gold Deposits of the ~15-Moz Ahafo South Camp, Sefwi ...

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Gold Deposits of the ~15-Moz Ahafo South Camp, Sefwi ...

Gold Deposits of the ~15-Moz Ahafo South Camp, Sefwi Granite-Greenstone Belt, Ghana: Insights into the Anatomy of an Orogenic Gold Plumbing System April 2021 Economic Geology 116(6)

Structural controls on granitoid-hosted gold ...

Dec 18, 2018 · Granitoid-hosted gold deposits represent an economically significant style of gold mineralization in the Birimian granite-greenstone belts of southern Ghana (Fig. 1).Examples include the Subika and Chirano gold deposits in the Sefwi Belt (e.g., Allibone et al. 2004; Baah-Danso 2011); the Nhyiaso, Ayankyerim, and Edikan gold deposits in the eastern Kumasi Basin (e.g., Fougerouse et al.

Deciphering structures and deformation of the Obuom Gold ...

The Obuom Gold Prospect is located in the central part of the Paleoproterozoic Birimian Ashanti belt of southwest Ghana. The prospect is approximately 45 km 2 and is underlain by basalt, andesite and dacite volcanic beds, graphitic and chlorite

An Independent Qualified Persons’ Report

Oct 24, 2014 · The Location of the Asankrangwa Gold Belt in relation to the Ashanti and Sefwi Gold Belts 1.3.2 MINERALISATION Gold mineralisation in the AGM area is hosted in Birimian metasediments and basin-type granites and is associated with major northeast striking, 5 to 40 m wide graphite-chlorite-sericite fault zones. In particular, gold mineralisation ...

GEOCHEMISTRY AND ALTERATION MAPPING ... - University

along the margin of the Sefwi-Bibiani Belt adjacent to the Kumasi Basin to the east. Both the Sefwi-Bibiani Belt and the Kumasi Basin comprise rocks of Birimian age, with the belt dominated by mafic volcanic rocks and the basin typified by fine grained, deep

Geology, geodynamics and orogenic gold prospectivity ...

Oct 01, 2016 · Compared to the established gold belts, such as Ashanti and Sefwi–Bibiani, exploration activities within the Asankrangwa Belt (Fig. 2a) and enclosing Kumasi Basin have been limited and mainly focused around artisanal and past colonial operations.Possible explanations for the scarcity of detailed exploration are: (1) extensive recent alluvial and colluvial cover, and (2) relatively poor ...

Galiano Gold - Operations - Asanko Gold Mine

The Asumura Project is located on the western boundary of the Sefwi-Bibiani Belt, which is one of three major gold producing belts in southwest Ghana (see figure 1). The project is located 65 km southwest and along strike from Newmont’s Ahafo deposits. The Asumura project contains numerous criteria in common with the Ahafo deposit group.

Geochemistry and tectonic setting of the Paleoproterozoic ...

The NE–SW trending Sefwi belt of southwestern Ghana (Fig. 1) resembles a typical Birimian greenstone terrane characterised by metavolcanic, metasedimentary and sedimentary rocks which have been intruded by granitoids and other mafic intrusive rocks. The belt assumes anomalous differences from the other Birimian belts in Ghana in that its ...

Bibiani Gold Project, Ghana - Mining Technology | Mining ...

The Bibiani gold project is an underground mine located in the western region of Ghana. The mineral concessions of the deposit are located approximately 80km south-west of Kumasi, the capital city of the Ashanti Region. The feasibility study of the gold project was completed in June 2016, and the second phase of resource drilling started in ...

Guskin Gold’s Initial Report on the Kukuom Concession Gold

Jun 30, 2021 · The Kukuom Concession is located in the highly renowned Sefwi-Bibiani gold belt. Known gold producers including Newmont, Kinross, Anglogold Ashanti and Asanko Gold, and are all within 100km of the ...

Integrating gravity and magnetic field data to delineate ...

Apr 18, 2018 · The Sefwi volcanic belt is one of the major NE/SW gold belts in Ghana that hosts large deposits of Gold which are mainly structurally guided (Leube et al 1990, Griffis et al 2002). Prevalent in this gold belt are small scale mining operations locally termed as Galamsey.

Brong Ahafo Gold Project || Goldline Mining Investment ...

Another region in Ghana where Goldline Mining Ghana Limited operates is the Brong Ahafo Region, where the company reins the Asuhyiaee Gold Project. Regional Geology The geology of Southwest Ghana is dominated by the Birimian Supergroup metasedimentary and metavolcanic rocks and various granitoid intrusions.

Geophysical Interpretation of Possible Gold Mineralization ...

Apr 28, 2015 · at south-western boundary of the prospective Sefwi Gold Belt and the Kumasi Basin in south- western Ghana. The geophysical data processing approach adopted concentrated on mapping geological boundaries, geological structures and possible gold mineralization zones is link to hy-drothermally altered zones.

Geophysical Interpretation of Possible Gold Mineralization ...

Airborne magnetic and radiometric datasets are used to interpret the geology and geological structural patterns which serve as potential gold mineralization zones in the Kyerano area located at south-western boundary of the prospective Sefwi Gold Belt and the Kumasi Basin in south-western Ghana. The geophysical data processing approach adopted concentrated on mapping geological boundaries ...

[PDF] Geophysical Interpretation of Possible Gold ...

Airborne magnetic and radiometric datasets are used to interpret the geology and geological structural patterns which serve as potential gold mineralization zones in the Kyerano area located at south-western boundary of the prospective Sefwi Gold Belt and the Kumasi Basin in south-western Ghana. The geophysical data processing approach adopted concentrated on mapping geological boundaries ...

Geochemical Dispersion of Elements and Their Correlation ...

Gold in the Regolith at the Tetteh Prospect of the Chirano Gold Mines in the Sefwi Belt of the Birimian, Southwestern Ghana Prosper M. Nude 1* Emmanuel Arhin 2 Sandow M. Yidana 1 Gordon Foli 3 Gabriel N. N. Dowuona 4 1.University of Ghana, Department of Earth Science, P. O. Box LG 58, Legon, Ghana Email: [email protected] , [email protected]

The Geometry and Structural Analysis of the Gold Deposits ...

Gold deposits at Chirano Gold Mines Limited (CGML) situated on the Sefwi Gold Belt in south western Ghana, occur along fractured, brecciated and ductile to brittle-ductile parts of shear zones. The mine is about 90 km south-west of Kumasi, on latitude 6o 36′ N and longitude 2 o 17′ W (Fig. 1). A

(PDF) Geochemical Dispersion of Elements and Their ...

Journal of Environment and Earth Science iiste.org ISSN 2224-3216 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0948 (Online) Vol.4, No.9, 2014 Geochemical Dispersion of Elements and Their Correlation with Gold in the Regolith at the Tetteh Prospect of the Chirano Gold Mines in the Sefwi Belt of the Birimian, Southwestern Ghana Prosper M. Nude1* Emmanuel Arhin2 Sandow M. Yidana1 Gordon Foli3

Integrating gravity and magnetic field data to delineate ...

Apr 18, 2018 · The Sefwi volcanic belt is one of the major NE/SW gold belts in Ghana that hosts large deposits of Gold which are mainly structurally guided (Leube et al 1990, Griffis et al 2002).Prevalent in this gold belt are small scale mining operations locally termed as Galamsey.

Fluid inclusion studies of the Abawso gold prospect, near ...

Oct 29, 2003 · The major Ghanaian lode gold deposits are preferentially aligned along the western and eastern contacts of the Kumasi Basin with the Ashanti and Sefwi Belts, respectively. The investigated area of the Abawso small-scale concession, covering the workings of the old Ettadom mine, is situated 3 km west of the lithological contact of the Birimian metavolcanic rocks of the Akropong Belt in the east ...

The Project BIBIANI is in PRODUCTION stage. Mining ...

Bibiani gold mine is located in western Ghana, 250km northwest of Accra. The mine lies within the Sefwi-Bibiani belt, host to over 17 million ounces of gold mineral resources, and the second-most significant gold-bearing belt in Ghana after the Ashan more...

Toronto Geological Discussion Group - Warren Bates ...

The Manfo Project is located in west-central Ghana , approximately 80 km northwest of Kumasi. The project straddles a belt-bounding fault that is the eastern margin of the Sefwi Greenstone Belt. The fault hosts two large deposits 40-50 km to the south, the Bibiani and Chirano gold deposits.

Newmont approves development of Ghana’s Ahafo North gold ...

Jul 16, 2021 · The Ahafo mine is located along the Sefwi Volcanic Belt, a northeast-southwest trending volcanic belt in Ghana. Earlier this year, Newmont agreed to acquire the remaining 85.1% stake in Canadian firm GT Gold for $311m. GT Gold is involved in advancing its 100%-owned 47,500ha Tatogga property in the Tahltan Territory in British Columbia, Canada.

Integrating gravity and magnetic field data to delineate ...

Apr 18, 2018 · The Sefwi volcanic belt is one of the major NE/SW gold belts in Ghana that hosts large deposits of Gold which are mainly structurally guided (Leube et al 1990, Griffis et al 2002). Prevalent in this gold belt are small scale mining operations locally termed as Galamsey.

SUBRANUM: Ghana – Cardinal Resources

The Subranum tenement is situated in the southern portion of Ghana, approximately 45km north west of the township of Kumasi, and 240 km north west of the capital city Accra, in the Sabranomu district. The Subranum Project covers an area of 69km² located in southwest Ghana. The license straddles the eastern margin of the Sefwi Gold Belt.

PorterGeo Database - Ore Deposit Description

Anonymous 1999 - Yamfo-Sefwi: in Register of African Gold 1999/2000 p108; Bird, D., Sylvain, J.-P., 1999 - Discovery Case History for Yamfo-Sefwi Gold Mineralisation (Ghana): in New Generation Gold Mines 99, Case Histories of Discovery, Perth, November 1999, Australian Mineral Foundation, Adelaide, Conference Proceedings, pp. 151-161.

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