Huge Diamond & Gold Deposits Discovered In Chiredzi And Mwenezi – Report

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In a development The Herald called “a massive boost for the country’s economy“, huge diamond and gold deposits have reportedly been discovered in Mwenezi District in Masvingo and Chiredzi.

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The deposits were discovered in the Chingwizi area at Nuanetsi Ranch and northern parts of Chikombedzi after the Mines Ministry commissioned an aero-magnetic survey which was conducted by  Aero Surv Zimbabwe in partnership with a South African firm Xcalibur Airborne Geophysics.

The discovery was confirmed by Masvingo Provincial Affairs and Devolution Minister Ezra Chadzamira who said:

Huge diamond deposits were discovered around the Chingwizi area in Mwenezi while gold was found in northern Chikombedzi following an aero-magnetic survey commissioned by the Government.

The Ministry of Mines will outline the next course of action after this discovery, but we are excited as a province because this will help grow our provincial Gross Domestic Product and also help the nation achieve its target to make mining a US$12 billion industry by 2023

According to the publication, the surveyed block for diamonds covered approximately 8 800km stretching over Ngundu, Rutenga and other parts of Mwenezi

-the herald

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