3T’ (Tin, Tungstens & Tantalum) Project

Kagano, Rwanda

Key Overview

Location

Between the districts of Rutsiro (Rubengera sector) and Karongi (Mukura sector)

Deposit

3Ts

Project Status

Exploration

Size

1,400 ha

License Situation

No licenses held

Geology/Mineralization:

3Ts and hosted in pegmatites. Some assays done on 40kg batches of ore samples yielding 180g of tantalum equivalent to 4.5% Ta2O5 proving the ore to be of high grade. Potential for medium scale mine.

Project Owner:

This opportunity is promoted by the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum, and Gas Board (RMB). Established in February 2017, RMB is the Rwandan Government body responsible for implementing and advising the government on national policies, laws, and strategy related to mines, petroleum, and gas. It is also mandated to monitor and coordinate the implementation of strategies related to mines, petroleum and gas. In addition to monitoring, it is supposed to carryout research & exploration in geology, mining and petroleum and to disseminate the findings.

Project Status:

Limited work have been carried out, there is need for further exploration.

Available Data:

  • Geological maps
  • Reports -PGW(2010), Beak (2013), RSC (2015),  B2B(2017), & Bridgeporth (2017)

Infrastructure:

Good Road Access and Power/Water Readily Available.

Unknown

Exploration

Open to application

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