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The Witwatersrand gold fields of South Africa account for more than a third of the world's total gold production since mining started there in 1886: 48,000 t Au. These gold fields dominated production throughout the twentieth century, but production peaked at 1,000 t in 1970 and has steadily declined since that time.

The regional geologic framework is well understood as a consequence of intensive study and virtually unrivalled three-dimensional information derived from drilling and underground openings, supplemented by seismic data. Advancements of the last decade have come from the integration of stratigraphy, sedimentology, structural evolution, and a much greater...

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