Minerals Found in Tanzania


Nickel is a hard, silver-white, malleable metallic chemical element, used extensively in alloys, batteries, and for plating because of its resistance to oxidation.

The currently known major nickel deposit in Tanzania is found at Kabanga Nickel which is located in Ngara District, Kagera Region, near the Tanzania/Burundi border. Nickel is also found in the following places:

Kapalagulu, Zanzui, North Ukinga, Kabulyanyele, Ngasamo, North Mara, Itiso, Haneti, Uluguru Mountains and Mbalangeti Hills.


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