Picture Not Available
Welcome | Search Borehole BGI | Exploration Borehole

Exploration Borehole


Print PDF
 
 Borehole Number: 105/17/X545/H01

 
 Prospecting Company: De Beers Holdings Botswana
 Prospecting License No.: PL57/98
 Coordinates Type: WGS 84
 Coordinates Format: Decimal Degrees (DD)
 Coordinates: -21.208011 , 24.394292
 Location: Orapa

 
 Start Drill: 2004-09-01
 End Drill: 2004-09-02
 Borehole Type: Exploration
 Drilling Method: Percussion & Core
 Sample Type: Core & Chips
 Depth of Surface Casing: N/A
 Azimuth: Degrees
 Hole Inclination: -90 Degrees
 Collar Elevation: 923 Metres
 Borehole Water Strike: N/A
 End of Hole (Depth): 114 Metres
 Hole Diameter: 165 Millimetres

 
 Log Formation:
No.From (m)To (m) Log Formation
1.0 2Brown, fine grained, unconsolidated Sands.
2.2 18Cream white, fine-medium grained calcretised Sands.
3.18 37Light-grey-pale green (weathered) Silcrete, with calcretised Silcrete (minor).
4.37 40Same as above, with (minor) light-brown siltstones.
5.40 68Light-brown, siltstones with occasional coarser bands.
6.68 70Brown, medium grained basalt???
7.70 77Light-grey, medium-coarse, grained moderately-poorly sorted Sandstone (gravelly Sandstone).
8.77 79Reddish- brown massive, mafic igneous rock.
9.79 99Grey, massive, mafic igneous rock (fine-medium grained).
10.99 114Grey, coarse crystalline massive, mafic igneous rock up to E.O.H at 114m.

© Botswana Geoscience Institute 2022 | www.bgi.org.bw | Disclaimer