Mining in Limpopo contributes about 30% of the GDP and has 41% of the country’s platinum group metals, 90% of South Africa’s red granite resources and 50% approximately of coal reserves. Minerals found in Limpopo are coal, platinum, diamonds, phosphate, antimony, Andalusite, chromite and Iron ore. Limpopo has the biggest diamond, copper and vermiculite mine in the world. Limpopo is one of the major iron-ore producer in South Africa.