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Aspon Mwijage

Aspon Mwijage - Field Manager

As Leland's field manager in Tanzania Aspon is a geologist with a background of more than 15 years' diamond exploration in Tanzania. Aspon joined Tanex Limited, a De Beers's subsidiary, in the early 1990's and gained a solid grounding in kimberlite sampling tecniques, aeromagnetic target follow-up and drilling as well as developing his computer skills. He obtained an Honours degree in Geology from the University of the Witwatersrand (RSA) in 2000, specialising in aspects of the Tanzania craton. Following the closure of Tanex, Aspon was in charge of kimberlite exploration for Tan Range, before forming his own consultancy towards the end of 2006.