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29-Feb-2020 23:58

The periods can roughly be divided as follows:- Early Archaean 3.9 - 3.3.billion years ago; Mid Archaean 3.3 - 2.9 billion years ago; Late Archaean 2.9 - 2.5 billion years ago.Gold was discovered here over 120 years ago, (CLICK HERE) and these gold deposits are the oldest recognized gold ores on Earth.It was the site of one of the milestones of the industrial development of South Africa.They are interpreted to represent lava which erupted from the depths of a deep subterranean environment.The town of Lydenburg, in Mpumalanga Province, was founded in 1850 by the company of Voortrekker leader Andries Potgieter who had abandoned their first settlement -Ohrigstad.They contain very important high-rainfall mountain catchments which are protected in terms of several proclaimed Nature Reserves.

Achaean serpentinites in the Komati river valley, South Africa, have distinctive crystal textures and volcanic features which distinguish them from normal coarse-grained serpentinites.

The Lydenburg heads are one of the earliest known forms of African sculpture in Southern Africa and are dated at between AD500 and AD800.

There are seven hollow terracotta sculptures which are named after the site at which they were discovered in the late 1950s.

Tidal traces billions of years old are so precisely recorded they allow for calculation of changes in the distance between the earth and the moon.

The Barberton Mountainlands is the only place on earth where the development of the early earth crust and evolution of life itself can be studied.

Achaean serpentinites in the Komati river valley, South Africa, have distinctive crystal textures and volcanic features which distinguish them from normal coarse-grained serpentinites.

The Lydenburg heads are one of the earliest known forms of African sculpture in Southern Africa and are dated at between AD500 and AD800.

There are seven hollow terracotta sculptures which are named after the site at which they were discovered in the late 1950s.

Tidal traces billions of years old are so precisely recorded they allow for calculation of changes in the distance between the earth and the moon.

The Barberton Mountainlands is the only place on earth where the development of the early earth crust and evolution of life itself can be studied.

Replicas of the seven terracotta 'Lydenburg heads' found in the valley of the Sterkspruit and dating to the 5th century are to be found at the local museum.