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BY Francis Akhalbey, 9:32am August 02, 2018,

[Answers] Test your knowledge of precious minerals found in Africa

1. Paraiba Tourmaline is mined in Nigeria? True

Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline

2. All of these countries mine rubies except? Ghana

3. The world’s finest Rhodolite Garnet, which is a mixture of Pyrope and Almandite is produced in? Tanzania

4. Tsavorite is found in Kenya and? Tanzania

A Tsavorite gem

5. Zircon stones are predominantly found in which part of South Africa? Limpopo

A Zircon gem

6. Tanzanite, one of the oddest gemstones in the world is exclusively found in which part of Tanzania? Mirerani

A Tanzanite gem

7. Topaz is commonly found in Nigeria? True

Topaz gemstones

8. The top copper producer in Africa is? Democratic Republic of Congo

9. The world’s largest platinum producer is? South Africa

10. Niger doesn’t produce uranium? False

Last Edited by:Francis Akhalbey Updated: August 2, 2019


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