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 Borehole Number: 105/24/X011/H1

 Prospecting Company: De Beers Holdings Botswana
 Prospecting License No.: PL109/88
 Coordinates Type: WGS 84
 Coordinates Format: Decimal Degrees (DD)
 Coordinates: -22.860747 , 26.075668
 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: N/A
 Collar Elevation: 1206 Metres
 Borehole Water Strike: N/A
 End of Hole (Depth): 241 Metres
 Hole Diameter: N/A

 Log Formation:
No.From (m)To (m) Log Formation
1.0 4Unconsolidated surface material(black carbonaceous shales,ferruginous silcrete,cacrete fragments).
2.4 10Khaki,weathered,massive,mature,medium to fine-grained,argillaceous sandstone.
3.10 35Pale pinkish maroon weathered and massive mature argillaceous Sandstone/siltstone fining towards the base to a bright pink-red mud/Claystone around 11m depth.
4.35 62Reddish-maroon mature, argillaceous, well-sorted and white-spotted shale/siltstone.
5.62 76Light-grey,weathered,mature,argillaceous sandstone/siltstone with a very slight greenish tinge.
6.76 131Bright red-maroon,weathered,mature,massive,white-spotted,argillaceous mudstone.
7.131 179Dark-grey green tinged uniform,massive,mature,argillaceous,non-carbonaceous shales,becoming more organic towards the base.
8.179 190Dull grey-black,uniform,mature,argilaceous,carbonaceous vitraneous shale/claystone with thin vitreous coal lenses.
9.190 233Pale grey-greenish-tinged,uniform,massive,argillaceous,laminated shales,coarsering towards the base into a silty/sandy shale.
10.233 241Dull grey-black,uniform,massive,argillaceous,carbonaceous,vitraneous shales/claystones. E.O.H

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