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The Massawa gold project is situated on the Senegalese side of the highly prospective/productive Palaeo-Proterozoic (Birimian) Kédougou–Kéniéba inlier, which hosts several world-class orogenic gold deposits/districts in western Mali (e.g. Loulo and Sadiola). The Massawa ore body has a strike length of at least 4 km and a current resource of 3.61 Moz at a grade of 2.8 g t−1. The ore body is structurally controlled and located within a package of low-grade regionally metamorphosed volcaniclastic sediments (agglomerates, tuffs and ash-tuffs), quartz–feldspar and lithic wackes, carbonaceous shales, hydrothermal breccias, and gabbro and porphyry sills. These rocks have undergone...

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