Bafokeng mine

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Bafokeng mine
Location Rustenburg
North West
Country South Africa
Products platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, gold
Company Anglo American Platinum

The Bafokeng mine is a large open pit mine located in the north-eastern part of South Africa in Rustenburg, North West. Bafokeng represents one of the largest platinum reserves in South Africa having estimated reserves of 47.9 million oz of platinum.[1] The mine produces around 171,000 oz of platinum/year.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Bafokeng Mine". 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-05-27. Retrieved 2013-06-20.