Selukwe

Selukwe

 

a mining center in Rhodesia, 32 km southeast of Gwelo. Population, 8,400 (1969). Selukwe has large deposits of characteristic chromites with a chromic oxide content of 52–62 percent.

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USPRwire, Sun Dec 27 2015] Zimbabwean platinum deposits are mainly located in four geological complexes: the Wedza, Hartley, Selukwe and Musengezi complexes.
For instance, Furusa, the principle headman under Chief Ndema in Selukwe Reserve argued that at least twenty beasts would be needed simply to supply sufficient manure, 'Those who have enough cattle have enough manure to use in their lands, but they don't all have sufficient cattle to make manure.
NAZ ZAZ 2/1/7 Natural Resources Commission: Oral Evidence, Furusa, Principle Headman under Chief Ndema, Selukwe Reserve, 7/02/1939.
Harbourmaster Bill Hirst said the skipper of the yacht Selukwe was by no means the first person to have obstructed the ferry.
However, the opening of the Gwelo-Salisbury railway line in 1902 undermined peasant production as it became possible to send grain to the Selukwe mines by rail from Salisbury and the Charter district.
One of Zimbabwe's other major mining houses, Anglo American, a very significant platinum producer in South Africa, is active on its Unki property at Shurugwe in the Selukwe Complex which lies between the Hartley and Wedza Complexes.