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Anglo Platinum - Projects

The Ore Reserve and Mineral Resource estimates were compiled in accordance with the Australasian Code for Reporting of Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves (The JORC Code, 2004) as a minimum standard. Where relevant, the estimates were also prepared in compliance with regional codes and requirements (e.g. The South African Code for Reporting of Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves, The SAMREC Code, 2007).

The figures reported represent 100% of the Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves attributable to Anglo Platinum Limited unless otherwise noted. Anglo American plc's interest in Anglo Platinum is 79.64%. Rounding of figures may cause computational discrepancies.

Anglo Platinum
Ore Reserves

Other projects
  Tonnes(1)
million
Grade(2)
g/t
Contained metal
tonnes
Contained metal
million troy ounces
Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007
Zimbabwe       4E PGE 4E PGE     Moz Moz
Unki(3) Proved 4.2 5.2 3.60 3.60 15.1 18.8 0.5 0.6
Great Dyke Probable 34.6 43.2 3.81 3.81 131.6 164.5 4.2 5.3
  Total 38.7 48.4 3.79 3.78 146.7 183.3 4.7 5.9
Total (alternative units)(4) 42.7Mton 53.4Mton 0.110oz/ton 0.110oz/ton        
Anglo Platinum
Mineral Resources

Other projects
  Tonnes(1)
million
Grade(2)
g/t
Contained metal
tonnes
Contained metal
million troy ounces
Classification 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007
Zimbabwe       4E PGE 4E PGE     Moz Moz
Unki(3) Measured 6.3 7.9 4.08 4.08 25.7 32.1 0.8 1.0
Great Dyke Indicated 9.3 11.7 4.28 4.28 39.9 49.9 1.3 1.6
Measured and Indicated 15.6 19.5 4.20 4.20 65.6 82.0 2.1 2.6
  Inferred 78.9 98.7 4.29 4.29 338.8 423.5 10.9 13.6
  Total 94.6 118.2 4.28 4.28 404.4 505.5 13.0 16.3
Total (alternative units)(4) 104.2Mton 130.3Mton 0.125oz/ton 0.125oz/ton        
South Africa       3E PGE 3E PGE     Moz Moz
Anooraq-Anglo Platinum Boikgantsho(5)
Platreef Measured
  Indicated 88.3 88.3 1.35 1.35 119.2 119.2 3.8 3.8
Measured and Indicated 88.3 88.3 1.35 1.35 119.2 119.2 3.8 3.8
  Inferred 52.0 52.0 1.23 1.23 64.0 64.0 2.1 2.1
Total 140.4 140.4 1.31 1.31 183.3 183.2 5.9 5.9
Total (alternative units)(4) 154.7Mton 154.7Mton 0.038oz/ton 0.038oz/ton        
Sheba’s Ridge(6)       3E PGE 3E PGE     Moz Moz
  Measured 111.8 138.2 0.85 0.87 95.1 120.4 3.1 3.9
  Indicated 128.4 128.4 0.95 0.95 122.1 122.1 3.9 3.9
Measured and Indicated 240.1 266.6 0.90 0.91 217.2 242.4 7.0 7.8
  Inferred 0.9 0.9 0.85 0.85 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0
  Total 241.0 267.5 0.90 0.91 218.0 243.2 7.0 7.8
Total (alternative units)(4) 265.7Mton 294.9Mton 0.026oz/ton 0.027oz/ton        
Canada       3E PGE 3E PGE     Moz Moz
River Valley(7) Measured 4.3 4.3 1.79 1.79 7.6 7.6 0.2 0.2
  Indicated 11.0 11.0 1.20 1.20 13.3 13.3 0.4 0.4
Measured and Indicated 15.3 15.3 1.37 1.37 20.9 20.9 0.7 0.7
  Inferred 1.2 1.2 1.24 1.24 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.0
  Total 16.5 16.5 1.36 1.36 22.4 22.4 0.7 0.7
Total (alternative units)(4) 18.2Mton 18.2Mton 0.040oz/ton 0.040oz/ton        
Brazil       3E PGE 3E PGE     Moz Moz
Pedra Branca(8) Measured
  Indicated
Measured and Indicated
  Inferred 6.6 6.6 2.27 2.27 15.0 15.0 0.5 0.5
  Total 6.6 6.6 2.27 2.27 15.0 15.0 0.5 0.5
Total (alternative units)(4) 7.3Mton 7.3Mton 0.066oz/ton 0.066oz/ton        
(1)
Tonnage: quoted as dry metric tonnes.
(2)
Grade: 4E PGE is the sum of platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold grades in grammes per tonne (g/t).
3E PGE is the sum of platinum, palladium and gold grades in grammes per tonne (g/t).
(3)
Unki: The 2007 reported figures represented 100% of the project, reflective of Anglo American’s shareholding at that time. Anglo Platinum currently holds an attributable interest of 80%, the reported figures for 2008 reflect this position.
(4)
Alternative units: tonnage in million short tons (Mton) and grade in troy ounces per short ton (oz/ton).
(5)
Anooraq-Anglo Platinum Boikgantsho: Anglo Platinum holds an attributable interest of 50%. A cut-off of US$20.00/t gross metal value was applied for resource definition.
(6)
Sheba’s Ridge: In 2007 Mineral Resources were based on the total project. However, the 2008 figures reflect the Joint Venture (JV) component between Anglo Platinum and Ridge Mining. Anglo Platinum holds an attributable 35% of the JV area.
(7)
River Valley: Anglo Platinum holds an attributable interest of 50%. A cut-off of 0.7g/t (platinum plus palladium) was applied for resource definition.
(8)
Pedra Branca: Anglo Platinum holds an attributable interest of 51%. A cut-off of 0.7g/t (3E PGE) was applied for resource definition.

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