Kromdraai Gold Mine


Useful Information

Location: On Ibis Ridge Farm, 12 km north of Krugersdorp. 40 minutes drive from Johannesburg International airport and 20 minutes from Johannesburg city. Gauteng.
Open: All year Tue-Fri by appointment, Sat, Sun, Hol 9-17, tours on the hour, last tour 16. [2005]
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Classification:  Gold mine
Light: electric.
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Guided tours: D=60min.
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Address: Old Kromdraai Goldmine, Kromdraai Conservancy, Lanseria, Gauteng, Tel: +27-11-957-0211.
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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Last update:$Date: 2014/07/21 08:13:45 $

History

 
1881first gold discovered by Johannes Stephanus Minnaar.

Geology

Here the Black Reef Formation is mined. See  Witwatersrand: for more info.


Description

The Old Kromdraai Gold Mine is one of the first gold mines on the Witwatersrand. It is located on Ridge Farm, which also has a contempory art gallery, a chapel, and the Diggers Trading Post.


See also


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