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Nkhensani Caroline Hlongwani

Name: Nkhensani Caroline Hlongwani
Location: C1 Lab 424 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Department of Geology Staff  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 11 559 2983


About Ms Nkhensani Caroline Hlongwani

Nkhensani Caroline Hlongwani is a 3rd year PhD student and Assistant Lecturer at the University of Johannesburg. She is a qualified Geologist with experience in mineral exploration and mining. Before returning to the department to pursue her MSc in 2015, Caroline worked for The MSA Group, Palabora Copper and Village Main Reef. Her PhD research project focuses on the assessment of the UG2 Reef’s split facies (at Booysendal Mine), looking into its geological and mineralogical variations and how these aspects influence recovery during downstream processes.

Research interests:

Geometallurgy, Process Mineralogy, Mining Geology


Minerals, Rocks and Earth Dynamics – 1st year Mining Geology – Hons