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Msauli Asbestos Mine Village
Barberton district, Mpumalanga

Type:Housing scheme


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26°00'08.89" S 31°04'21.57" E Alt: 747m

"The Msauli Asbestos Mine is in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The site was first discovered in 1880. The Msauli Asbestos Mine [was] a surface and underground mining operation. Initial production took place in 1948 and overall output was considered to be large size. Mine operations consist of surface workings. There is one known shaft. The mining method is bench (berm). Associated rock in this area is mafic intrusive rock from the Neoproterozoic era 1.00 to 0.54 billion years ago."

(Diggings, accessed 2022 04 04)