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Gold mining and processing in south africa resour ce pa ck gold mining and processing in south africa university of cape town idyunivesithi yasekapa • universiteit van kaapstad. Indonesia is home to the world's biggest gold mine while south africa, which houses the majority of the deepest mines in the world, also hosts two of the top 10 largest gold mines. South africa has abundant mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of world mining and reserves, including gold, platinum and manganese. Finding minerals in south africa after more than a century of digging often means going deeper than ever before now, it’s also becoming deadlier. Watch the south africa's gold mines video clip of history find this and many more videos only on history.
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