Mining in Mozambique: overviewby Leopoldo de Amaral and Kaina Mussagy, SAL Caldeira AdvogadosRelated ContentThis article highlights some of the key legalmonly associated with the exploration and extraction of mineral resources in Mozambique. These issues form part of any due diligence exercise conducted by an investor proposing to acquire mining assets or an interest in a mining
Open Pit Mining. Montepuez is an open pit ruby mine. The mining area has two types of mineralisation, primary and secondary. The primary deposit is where the rubies were originally formed over 500 million years ago. These rubies tend to be flat crystals, retaining their original shape.