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 Borehole Number: 105/18/X248/H01

 
 Prospecting Company: De Beers Holdings Botswana
 Prospecting License No.: PL001/97
 Coordinates Type: WGS 84
 Coordinates Format: Decimal Degrees (DD)
 Coordinates: -21.290866 , 25.560908
 Location: Orapa

 
 Start Drill: 2006-05-03
 End Drill: 2006-05-03
 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: 964 Metres
 Borehole Water Strike: N/A
 End of Hole (Depth): 36 Metres
 Hole Diameter: 165 Millimetres

 
 Log Formation:
No.From (m)To (m) Log Formation
1.0 2Cream white, weathered calcrete.
2.2 5Dark brown, weathered Basalt mixed with calcrete.
3.5 11Dark brown, weathered Basalt.
4.11 17Dark brown, reddish, oxidised Basalt.
5.17 22Dark brown, oxidised Basalt, characterised by the presence of calcite veining.
6.22 28Pinkish brown, fine-grained, weathered Sandstone.
7.28 35Orangish brown, fine-grained, weathered Sandstone.
8.35 36Pale yellowish, fine-grained, weathered Sandstone.

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