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 Borehole Number: 105/24/DT3/H4

 
 Prospecting Company: De Beers Holdings Botswana
 Prospecting License No.: PL109/88
 Coordinates Type: WGS 84
 Coordinates Format: Decimal Degrees (DD)
 Coordinates: -22.939005 , 26.103801
 Location: Moralane

 
 Start Drill: 1900-01-02
 End Drill: N/A
 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: 1119 Metres
 Borehole Water Strike: N/A
 End of Hole (Depth): 45 Metres
 Hole Diameter: N/A

 
 Log Formation:
No.From (m)To (m) Log Formation
1.0 3U Kalahari - unconsolidated surficial Sands and gravels. Poor +2mm chip recoveries. Clasts mainly quartz/Chert and calcrete
2.3 4U Kalahari - buff white massive and mature Sandy hardpan calcrete
3.4 18U Kalahari - grey - white, massive and moderately well sorted argillaceous calcareous Sandstone, inundated with probable surficial collapse material. Poor +2mm chip recoveries. Probable LSF at base
4.18 23Mosolotshane Fm - pale reddish - brown/pinkish massive and mature, moderately well sorted and matrix supported calcareous Sandstone
5.23 39Mosolotshane Fm - pale purple and greenish - grey laminated, massive and mature argillaceous mudstone/Shale, with upward fining sequences
6.39 41Thlabala Fm - massive and mature black carbonaceous/Coaly Shales/mudstone
7.41 44Thlabala Fm - pale grey massive and mature mud/Claystone
8.44 45Thlabala Fm - black purplish massive and mature carbonaceous Shale

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