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Tarkwa

 

a city in southern Ghana, in the Western Region. Railroad junction. Population, 11,000 (1970). Rubber tires are manufactured near Tarkwa. Gold, manganese ore, and diamonds are mined in the area.

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Selected rejects from ALS, where visible gold was noted or suspected in the core logging, were sent for total gold screened metallic assay to SGS Laboratory Services GH Ltd., Tarkwa, Ghana. Laboratory QC consisted of inserting both blanks and standards into the sample stream and multiple re-assays of selected anomalous samples.
The University of Mines and Technology in Tarkwa, Ghana, is doing this.
Mkandawire, "Non occupational health risk assessment from exposure to chemical contaminants in the gold mining environment of Tarkwa, Ghana," Trends in Applied Sciences Research, vol.