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 Borehole Number: 105/17/X918/H01

 Prospecting Company: De Beers Holdings Botswana
 Prospecting License No.: PL107/96
 Coordinates Type: WGS 84
 Coordinates Format: Decimal Degrees (DD)
 Coordinates: -21.361784 , 25.142198
 Location: Orapa

 Start Drill: 2005-03-17
 End Drill: 2005-03-18
 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: 976 Metres
 Borehole Water Strike: N/A
 End of Hole (Depth): 50 Metres
 Hole Diameter: 165 Millimetres

 Log Formation:
No.From (m)To (m) Log Formation
1.0 5Very light grey creamish calcrete.
2.5 6Dark reddish brown weathered Silcrete.
3.6 8Light reddish olive weathered mudstone.
4.8 11Light red weathered mudstone.
5.11 18Light yellowish pale fine grained weathered Sandstone.
6.18 22Pale yellow very fine grained weathered Sandstone.
7.22 24Yellowish green fine grained Sandstone.
8.24 25Pale pink fine grained weathered Sandstone.
9.25 29Very light yellow fine grained weathered Sandstone.
10.29 33Light red weathered mudstone.
11.33 34Pale yellow weathered mudstone.
12.34 35Light yellowish weathered Sandstone.
13.35 42Dark yellowish orange fine grained weathered Sandstone.
14.42 46Fine grained yellowish brown weathered red Sandstone.
15.46 47Dark brown fine grained weathered mudstone.
16.47 48Dark yellowish orange weathered Sandstone.
17.48 50Greyish pink weathered Sandstone fine grained.

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