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Field Trip - Shamva - Macgregor Memorial 2019 - Hielke Jelsma

On Saturday 18th May Hielke Jelsma led a field trip to the Shamva Greenstone Belt.

The trip was attended by 30 members and covered the following areas/

‐ Explored the extraordinary geology of the Shamva greenstone belt with classic outcrop localities along the Mazowe River. 

‐ Discussed three deposit styles: magmatic‐hosted Ni‐Cu, epigenetic gold and VHMS Cu‐Pb‐Zn. 
 
‐ Discussed  our  understanding  of  the  greenstone  belt  stratigraphy  and  of  the  basement  terrain, following on from the Macgregor Memorial Lecture
 
The field guide is can be downloaded below.