On Thursday 6 July 2023, Lot Koopmans of Oxford University presented a talk online with the title ‘Expanding our knowledge of melting and metal enrichment in the cratonic basement of Zimbabwe’
The talk can be viewed via the following link:
On Friday 9th June 2023 Dr. Godfrey Chagondah presented a talk online with the title ‘Magmatic and magmatic-hydrothermal transition evolution of the Razi & Chilimanzi granite suites: Insights from the mineralogical & petrographic record’
Please find a copy of the presentation below
On Saturday 27 May 2023, twenty one members, including represtatives from UZ, MSU, ZCDC and ZGS, were hosted by Alrosa on a trip to see the Umkondo Basal Conglomerates, exposed in a temporary pit at Chikwakwa near Chimanimani.
Thanks to Alrosa for setting this up.
It is with the saddest regret that I have to announce the untimely death of Collins Mwatahwa on the night of the 11th May 2023.
We desire on behalf of the Geological Society of Zimbabwe Committee to express the deep sense of loss that we have sustained, and our sincere sympathy with the members of Collins family.
Please see the obituary below.
On the Saturday after the 2022 Summer Symposium, Dr Sharad Master led a trip to the Chinhoyi Area to see rocks of the Magondi Supergroup.
The trip was well attended with about 40 members and a bus load of MSU students present.
Please find the guide attached below.
On Saturday 12 November 18 members of the Society visited Eureka Mine which has been reopenned in the last few months and is producing 120kg from 100,000t of ore processed per month.
Please find the presentation below:-