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									USGS Minerals Yearbook 2005, Volume III – Tanzania
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                                                                                 TABLE 1
                                                     TANZANIA: PRODUCTION OF MINERAL COMMODITIES1

                                                                  (Metric tons unless otherwise specified)

                               Commodity2                                               2001               2002                2003               2004               2005
Calcite   e                                                                               40                 40                  40                 40                 40
Cement, hydraulic                                     thousand metric tons               900              1,026               1,186              1,281              1,375
Coal, bituminous                                                                      77,789             79,210              54,610             65,041             74,800
                                                                                                                    r                  r                 r
Copper, contained in concentrates and doré                                             2,645              4,222               3,715              4,240              3,462
Diamond        3                                                      carats         254,271            239,761             236,582            303,920            219,600
Gemstones, excluding diamond:4
                                                                                                 5
 Amethyste                                                        kilograms               277               270                 270                280                340
                                                                                                                    e                                    e
 Aquamarine                                                              do.              454               600                 278                290                350
                                                                                                 5
     Cordierite (iolite)e                                                do.              312               310                 310                330                400
                                                                                                                    e                                    e
     Garnet                                                              do.           19,508            13,000               5,911              6,200              7,400
                                                                                                                    e                                    e
     Ruby                                                                do.            1,174             1,800               2,675              2,800              3,400
                                                                                                                    e                                    e
     Sapphire                                                            do.            3,576             2,400               1,338              1,400              1,700
                                                                                                                                                         r, e
     Tanzanite                                                           do.            5,473             6,461               4,490              3,100              3,100
                                                                                                 5
  Other    e                                                             do.           66,092           171,000           1,520,000          1,600,000          1,920,000
    Total                                                                do.           96,866           196,000           1,540,000          1,610,000          1,940,000
                                                                                                                                                         r
Gold                                                                     do.           30,088            43,320              48,018             48,178             52,236
                                                                                                                                                         r
Gypsum and anhydrite, crude                                                            72,000            73,000              33,232             59,231             63,377
Natural gas                                            million cubic meters                 --                --                  --               119                408
Phosphate minerals:
  Apatite                                                                               4,000              1,182              3,738              6,570              7,096
  P2O5 content                                                                                                                                           r
                                                                                        1,200                350              1,100              1,300              1,300
                                                                                                                                                         r
Salt, all types                                                                        65,000             71,200             58,978             57,062            135,410
                                                                                                                                                         r
Silver, contained in concentrates and doré                        kilograms             6,861              7,669              7,986             13,216             12,891
                                                                                                                                       r
Steel, semimanufactured                                                                16,340             25,418             38,794             40,029             47,652
Stone, sand, and gravel:
                                                                                                                                                         e
  Aggregates                                                                             NA              20,223             107,960            120,000            140,000
                                                                                                                                                         e
  Dolomite                                                                               NA                 NA                2,197              2,500              2,900
  Limestone, crushed                                                               2,269,359          2,856,711           1,206,000          1,390,900          2,780,000
  Pozzolanic materials                                                                41,468             52,000             105,910            152,679            163,499
                                                                                                                                                         e
  Sand                                                                                   NA             503,485           2,035,960          2,400,000          2,800,000
e                                                                                                               r
 Estimated; estimated data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown. Revised. NA Not available. -- Zero.
1
  Table includes data available through October 24, 2006.
2
  In addition to the commodities listed, modest quantities of lime, silica sand, and crude construction materials, including brick clay, are produced, but available
information is inadequate to make estimates of output.
3
 Diamond figures are estimated to represent 85% gem-quality or semigem-quality and 15% industrial-quality stones. Does not include smuggled artisanal
production.
4
 Other precious and semiprecious stones produced include alexandrite, chrysoprase, emerald, kyanite, moonstone, opal, peridot, quartz, spinel, and
tourmaline. Does not include smuggled artisanal production.
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                                                                       TABLE 2
                                                  TANZANIA: STRUCTURE OF THE MINERAL INDUSTRY IN 2005

                                                                (Metric tons unless otherwise specified)

                   Commodity                                 Major operating companies                      Location of main facilities
Cement                                            Tanzania Portland Cement Co. Ltd.                  Plant at Wazo Hill
                                                    (HeidelbergCement AG, 69.3%)
    Do.                                           Tanga Cement Co. Ltd. (Holcim South Africa         Plant at Tanga
                                                    (Pty) Ltd., 62.5%)
    Do.                                           Mbeya Cement Co. Ltd. (LaFarge Group,              Plant at Mbeya
                                                     58%).
Coal, bituminous                                  Tanzania-China Kiwira Coal and Power               Kiwira Mine
                                                    (Hunan International Economic and
                                                    Technical Cooperation Co., 62%,
                                                    and Government, 38%)
Copper, in concentrates                           Kahama Mining Corp. Ltd. (Barrick Gold             Bulyanhulu Mine near Kahama
 and doré                                           Corp., 100%).
Diamond                                           Williamson Diamonds Ltd. (DeBeers Group,           Mwadui Mine near Shinyanga
                                                    75%, and Government, 25%)
 Do.                                     carats     do.                                               do.
 Do.                                        do.   El Hillal Minerals Ltd.                            Near Mwadui Mine
Glass                                             Kioo Ltd.                                          Dar es Salaam
Gold                                              Geita Gold Mining Ltd. (AngloGold Ashanti          Geita Mine near Nyakabale
                                                    Ltd., 100%)
    Do.                             kilograms       do.                                               do.
    Do.                                           Kahama Mining Corp. Ltd.                           Bulyanhulu Mine near Kahama
    Do.                             kilograms       do.                                               do.
    Do.                                           Placer Dome Gold Inc.                              North Mara Mine in Tarime District
    Do.                             kilograms       do.                                               do.
    Do.                                           Resolute Mining Ltd.                               Golden Pride Mine near Isanga
    Do.                             kilograms       do.                                               do.
    Do.                                           Meremeta Ltd. (Government of Tanzania)             Buhemba Mine, 47 km southeast
                                                                                                      of Musoma
    Do.                             kilograms       do.                                               do.
    Do.                                           Barrick Gold Corp., 70%, and Exploration           Tulawaka Mine
                                                    Minières du Nord Ltée, 30%
  Do.                               kilograms       do.                                                do.
Lime                                              Athi River Mining Ltd.                             Plant at Tanga
Natural gas               million cubic meters    EastCoast Energy Corp.                             Gasfield on Songo Songo Island
Petroleum products1        thousand 42-gallon     Tanzanian and Italian Petoleum Refining Co.        Refinery at Dar es Salaam
                                        barrels     Ltd.
Phosphate rock                                    Minjingu Phosphate Co. Ltd.                        Mine at Minjingu
Silver                              kilograms     Kahama Mining Corp. Ltd.                           Bulyanhulu Mine near Kahama
Steel                                             Aluminum Africa Ltd.                               Plant at Dar es Salaam
  Do.                                             SITA Rollings Ltd.                                   do.
  Do.                                             MM Integrated Steel Mills Ltd.                       do.
  Do.                                             Aluminum Africa Ltd.                                 do.
  Do.                                             MM Integrated Steel Mills Ltd.                       do.
Tanzanite                                         TanzaniteOne Ltd.                                  Mine at Merelani, Block C2
  Do.                               kilograms       do.                                               do.
  Do.                                      do.    Tanzanite Africa Ltd. (IPP Media Ltd.)             Mine at Merelani, Block D Extension
  Do.                                      do.    Kilimanjaro Mines Ltd.                             Mine at Merelani, Block A
  Do.                                      do.    Small-scale and artisanal miners                   Mines at Merelani, Blocks B and D
e
 Estimated; estimated data are rounded to no more than three significant digits. NA Not available.
1
  Shut down in 2000.
2
  Formerly the graphite processing plant at Merelani operated by Phoenix Minerals Ltd.
     Annual capacity
670,000 cement;
  510,000 clinker.
500,000 cement;
  500,000 clinker.
250,000 cement;
  250,000 clinker.
150,000 run of mine;
  93,000 washed.


5,300.

4,000,000 ore processing.

250,000 diamond.
24,000.e
36,000.
6,000,000 ore processing.

25,200 gold.
1,095,000 ore processing.
14,100 gold.
2,800,000 ore processing.
9,800 gold.
2,600,000 ore processing.
4,200 gold.
1,200,000 ore processing.

3,300 gold.
365,000 ore processing.

4,400 gold.
40,000.
720.
5,440.

30,000.
11,000.
45,000.e
14,000 rolled.
2,000 rolled.
40,000 galvanized.
36,000 galvanized.
120,000 ore processing.
1,600 tanzanite.
NA.
NA.
NA.
                                                                    TABLE 3
                                                 TANZANIA: GOLD RESOURCES AND RESERVES IN 2005

                                                                                                                                      Grade
                                                                                                               Tonnage              (grams per           Contained gold
               Project                                 Major operating companies                         (million metric tons)      metric ton)           (metric tons)
Reserves:
    Bulyanhulu1                       Kahama Mining Corp. Ltd. (Barrick Gold Corp., 100%)                                25.9                 12.9                 334
    Geita2                            Geita Gold Mining Ltd. (AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., 100%)                              62.4                  4.2                 264
    North Mara2                       Placer Dome Gold Inc.                                                              38.2                  3.5                 134
    Buzwagi1, 3                       Kahama Mining Corp. Ltd.                                                           39.2                  1.9                  74
    Golden Pride2                     Resolute Mining Ltd.                                                               12.3                  1.6                  20
    Tulawaka1                         Barrick Gold Corp., 70%, and Exploration Minières du                                1.4                 12.1                  17
                                        Nord Ltée, 30%
   Total                                                                                                                179.4                  4.7                 843
Resources:
                                                                                                                                                     4
 Geita                                Geita Gold Mines                                                                   96.2                  4.3                 414
                                                                                                                                                     4
 Bulyanhulu                           Kahama Mining Corp. Ltd.                                                           29.7                 13.1                 408
 North Mara                           Placer Dome Gold Inc.                                                              50.2                  3.3                 166
    Buzwagi3                            do.                                                                              58.0                  1.7                 100
    Golden Ridge                      Kahama Mining Corp. Ltd.                                                           49.0                  1.4                  68
    Buckreef/Rwamagaza:               Gallery Gold Ltd.                                                                  27.1                  2.1                  58
    Golden Pride                      Resolute Mining Ltd.                                                               28.8                  1.8                  52
    Buhemba                           Meremeta Ltd. (Government of Tanzania)                                             11.4                  2.0                  23
    Mgusu                             Shanta Gold Ltd.                                                                    6.2                  3.7                  23
    Nyakafuru                         Gallery Gold Ltd.                                                                   3.6                  6.3                  23
    Tulawaka                          Barrick Gold Corp., 70%, and Exploration Minières du                                1.5                 11.2                  17
                                        Nord Ltée, 30%
    Kitongo:
      Main Zone                       Gallery Gold Ltd.                                                                  10.5                  1.4                  15
      Isegenghe Hill                   do.                                                                                 0.2                14.4                   2
    Miyabi                            African Eagle Resources plc                                                          8.3                 1.5                  13
    Kisunge Hill                      Tan Range Exploration Corp.                                                          9.4                 1.0                   9
    Ikungu                            Lakota Resources Inc.                                                                2.5                 2.3                   6
      Total                                                                                                               393                  3.6               1,397
1
 Definitions of resources and reserves are based on National Instrument 43-101, as required by Canadian securities regulatory authorities.
2
 Definitions of resources and reserves are based on the Australasian Code for the Reporting of Identified Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves
issued by the Joint Committee for the Australasian Institute of Geoscientists and the Australian Mining Industry Council.
3
 Formerly known as Chocolate Reef.
4
 Note that, in most cases, the grade of resources is lower than the grade for reserves, but in this case, the grade of the less economic material is higher,
leading to the paradox of a higher resource grade.

Sources:
African Eagle Resources plc, 2005, Annual report 2004: London, United Kingdom, African Eagle Resources plc, 26 p.
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., 2006, Annual report 2005: Johannesburg, South Africa, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., 268 p.
Barrick Gold Corp., 2006, Annual report 2005: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Barrick Gold Corp., 136 p.
Gallery Gold Ltd., 2004, Gallery’s Buckreef strategy takes shape: West Perth, Australia, Gallery Gold Ltd. press release, September 14, 5 p.
IAMGOLD Corp., 2005, IAMGOLD to acquire Gallery Gold: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, IAMGOLD Corp., 20 p.
Mano River Resources Inc., 2004, Executive presentation—January 2004: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Mano River Resources Inc., 60 p.
Placer Dome Gold Inc., 2006, Placer Dome reports 2005 fourth quarter results: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Placer Dome Gold Inc. press release,
  February 20, 39 p.
Resolute Mining Ltd., 2005, 2005 annual report: Perth, Australia, Resolute Mining Ltd., 88 p.
Resource Information Unit, 2001, Tanzania, in Register of African mining 2001/02: Subiaco, Australia, Resource Information Unit, p. 279-301.
Resource Information Unit, 2003, Tanzania, in Register of African mining 2003/04: Subiaco, Australia, Resource Information Unit, p. 203-216.
Shanta Gold Ltd., 2006, 2005 annual report: Guernsey, Channel Islands, Shanta Gold Ltd., 31 p.
ntained gold

								
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