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 Post subject: Tsavorite mining process
PostPosted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 9:14 am 
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Dear All,

Hereafter are a few videos explaining the mining process at our tsavorite mine (Lemshuko, two hours away from Arusha, northern Tanzania):
http://www.swalagemtraders.com/news/200 ... ing-videos

or from our homepage, http://www.swalagemtraders.com/ go to the link "Lemshuko Tsavorite Mining Videos".

Hopefully some of you will find the videos interesting.

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Hey Eric,
Nice and interesting videos :D , Thank you VERY much for sharing!! :D
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:39 am 
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Prego Alberto.
Ciao.

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That is something! Amazing to see how much rock has to be gone through to find a few precious pebbles :shock: .

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I really enjoyed that.
What is the percentage of tsavorite found to tonage of rock moved?


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 11:35 am 
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Good question Barbra.

I'm not really going to give figures as it really depends on where we mine.
Also, it pays much more to find a 5 gram piece rather than 5 times 1 gram ;-)

I hope that helps :oops:

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