Kromdraai Gold Mine

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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]
Classification: MineGold mine
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours: D=60 min.
Address: Old Kromdraai Goldmine, Kromdraai Conservancy, Lanseria, Gauteng, Tel: +27-11-957-0211.
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1881 first gold discovered by Johannes Stephanus Minnaar.


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


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.