Huge mineral resources

Of the world’s 45 most important traded minerals, 35 have been found in Angolan soil. Angola accounts for 7 to 9% of global diamond production. 

Mineral resources

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Of the world’s 45 most important traded minerals, 35 have been found in Angolan soil. The key natural resources include the following;

  • Diamond producer by value and accounts for 7 to 9% of global production. The diamond reserves, including both kimberlite and alluvial fields, have been estimated at between 180 million and 200 million carats.
  • Angola now plans to resume iron ore output in its south western Huila province within the next two years.

The existence of the following additional mineral deposits in exploitable quantities have been identified: copper, gold, lead, manganese, tin, uranium, wolfram, zinc, phosphates, granite, marble, asphalt, , talc, mica, feldspar, fluorite, sulphur, quartz and kaolin.

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