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Sandpiper Marine Phosphate Project, Atlantic Ocean

Producer

Namibian Marine Phosphate

Location

12km off Walvis Bay, Atlantic Ocean

Ownership

Minemakers (42.5%), UCL Resources (42.5%) and Tungeni Investments (15%)

Geology Type

Miocene sedimentary ooliths and pellets containing calcium carbonate and phosphate

Mineral

Phosphate (P2O5)

Reserve Base

Measured resources: 4.09mt, indicated resources: 220.3mt, inferred resources: 1,607.8mt

Annual Production

Five million tons

Mine Method

Dredging
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