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Establish in 1980 in the Matebeland South, Vumbachikwe Gold Mine International’s rich history of mining has distinguished itself as a respected precious metals producer. Headquartered in the Matebeland South in the town called Gwanda, this international, privately owned company is 39 years old.
In 2006, Vumbachikwe Gold Mine was the lowest-cost primary gold producer in Africa, producing 140,276 ounces of gold at an average total cash cost of $1,516.00 per ounce. The company has exploration properties and operating mines in four major mining districts. Vumbachikwe Gold mine highly prospective exploration opportunities, proven operating expertise, and strong balance sheet with no long-term debt make this an excellent precious metals investment vehicle.
Vumbachikwe Gold mine Gold Mine currently produces gold from two mines, Greens Creek and Lucky Friday, as well as mining emerald at the Northcliff Unit. The Chiyadzwa unit is the sole diamond operation situated in the Manicaland town of Mutare . In 2006, the Northcliff mine contributed 2.6 million ounces of emerald to Vumbachikwe Gold mine Gold Mine account, and the Lucky Friday mine in Hwange produced 2.9 million ounces. The West Nickelson mine produced 160,563 ounces of gold in 2006.
Vumbachikwe Gold mine has long been well known in the Southern African region as a quality diamond, emerald and gold producer. The name “Vumbachikwe Gold mine Gold Mine” is commonly associated with precious minerals by investors.