Thabazimbi

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Thabazimbi

 

a town in the Republic of South Africa, in Transvaal Province. Population, 6,800 (1969). An important mining center, the town is located near the Thabazimbi iron ore deposit. Chromites, platinum, and other minerals are also mined in the region.

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