Phalaborwa


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Phalaborwa

 

an industrial settlement in the Republic of South Africa, in the eastern part of Transvaal Province. Phalaborwa has a copper-smelting plant and a large industrial mining complex that was put into operation in 1966. The surrounding area has sizable reserves of copper (over 2 million tons), apatites (approximately 70 million tons), and vermiculite.

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He and his colleagues were on full alert after a pride of man-eatinglionswere found to be living very close to the phosphate mine and had been ordered to be on keen lookout for the predators near Phalaborwa, South Africa.
* the Phalaborwa Igneous Complex hosts extensive deposits of copper, phosphate, titanium, vermiculite, feldspar and zirconium ores
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They have a strong semblance of artefacts that have endured the decaying influence of entropy; arms are, of course, absent (save for the exception that proves the rule, the work Phalaborwa, in which the female figure gestures with her right arm while her left one is folded across her chest), but Venter has sculpted the pieces so that such appendages seem more like they have been broken off over time rather than never having been incorporated in the piece in the first place.
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