THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCE OF KASEMPA COPPER DEPOSIT

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Kasempa Copper Deposit lies in the Kasempa salient in Kasempa. District of Northwestern Province in Zambia. It is bound by the following - Beacon positions, as per the map lodged with the ministry of lands;

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THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCEOFKASEMPA COPPER DEPOSIT(Mineral property of Kasempa Mining Limited)KASEMPA DISTRICT, NORTHWESTERN PROVINCE, ZAMBIA.Prepared ByKenneth Ramoutar Seecharran, MSc(Eng), CEng, ACSM, MCIM, FIMMConsultant Mining EngineerAugust 1999 revised in December 2004Prepared for and on behalf of Mr. Chris DakaFurther revised in April 2011 for the directors of Kasemba Mining1.0 INTRODUCTION1.1 Location and Access Kasempa Copper Deposit lies in the Kasempa salient in Kasempa District of Northwestern Province in Zambia. It is bound by the following Beacon positions, as per the map lodged with the ministry of lands;A. 385214E/8519960NB. 384954E/8518334NC. 386224E/8517627ND. 386241E/8519544N It is accessed from Kasempa town by a gravel road.Figure 1: Presents the Location map. The area is highlighted in yellow 2.0 HISTORYHistorically, copper was mined in this area for several centuries. It was for this reason that this area was not affected by the Portuguese and Arab slave trade. The local inhabitants were able to amicably trade copper and food with the slave traders. The copper furnace below was discovered in the Luapula watershed, where a cousin to the predominant tribe in this area, the Ushi, was smelting copper more than two centuries ago.Figure 2: Primitive Copper Smelter, Northern ZambiaOxides of copper wer

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