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Lake Tanganyika, Tin, peat, nickel, Mining

Mining includes the small-scale exploitation of gold and peat. Important reserves of uranium and nickel (estimated at 5 percent of the world’s reserves) remain to be exploited. Tin and bastnasite ores have been mined sporadically in the past. Test drilling has indicated the presence of oil under Lake Tanganyika, but petroleum exploitation has not yet proved significant.



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