Six new minerals identified in Cabo Delgado province, Mozambique

24 February 2012

Maputo, Mozambique, 24 Feb – Six new mineral deposits have been recorded in Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique, the provincial director for Mining Resources told Macauhub Thursday in Maputo.

Contacted by phone from Maputo, Ramiro Nguiraze said that the minerals found were grenadines, aquamarines, tourmalines, blue topaz and green tourmalines.

Also according to Nguiraze, gold was found in the Namuno district and a more detailed assessment was underway to determine how much was available.

The provincial director also said that some companies had already presented the documentation needed to explore the new mining resources. (macauhub)