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Zanaga Project

Location

Lekoumou District, Republic of Congo

Discovered

1939

Ownership

Jumelles (51% plus one share interest owned by Xstrata and 49.99% owned by Zanaga Iron Ore Company)

Mineral

Iron ore

Reserve Base

6.8bn tons, graded at 32% iron (as of June 2012)

Geology type

Itabirite/BIF (banded iron formation) metamorphised to magnetite itabirites

Mining method

Truck and shovel

Mine life

30 years
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