Geology

The Kloofendal Nature Reserve hosts the intersection of two major faults, the Rietfontein and Witpoortjie faults.  The resulting forces caused by these two faults moving together resulted in great structural complexity and contributed in large part to the gold placement in the Struben Mine.

The geology walks also include 

About your Guides:

Tony Jamison

Tony has studied the structural geology of the Reserve in some detail.  

Steve Spottiswoode

Steve majored in Geology, Maths & Physics before changing to geophysics and seismology.

Tony and Steve are in the process of laying out several geological trails to show many structural features associated with the faulting and gold enrichment in the Reserve.


Intense quartz veining

 

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