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Bushveld Complex, The

Synopsis
Discusses in detail the mineralogy, petrology and geological development of the Bushveld igneous complex, the world’s largest and best preserved layered intrusion. Beginning with the filling of the Transvaal Basin and the extrusion of the Rooiberg felsite, the film demonstrates the implacement of the main igneous bodies, the development of the metamorphic aureole and the formation of the deposits of chromite, platinum, vanadium and other mineral commodities for which the complex is famous. Introductory commentary by Professor E N Cameron, University of Wisconsin.
Series
Southern African Geology, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min.
Year of production
1982
Availability
sale (video - BUFVC); 1996 sale: £50.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Uses
Igneous petrologists, mining geologists. Postgraduate seminars on Bushveld-type mineralisation.*
Subjects
Geology
Keywords
igneous rocks; South Africa

Credits

Director
Gerald Weinbren
Cast
E N Cameron 

Production Company

Name

Bristol

Distributor

Name

British Universities Film & Video Council

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1503
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ
Notes
The BUFVC’s distribution library of videos and DVDs includes Samuel Beckett’s EH JOE! starring Patrick Magee, and two series of InterUniversity History Film Consortium films which make extensive use of archive footage. NB The IUHFC films have been digitised for free, online viewing by UK HE institutions - see British Universities Film & Video Council InterUniversity History Film Consortium Films (qv).
Name

Higher Education Film & Video Library

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac. External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1503
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
c/o British Universities Film & Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ
Notes
Catalogue available from British Universities Film & Video Council.

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