The exploration area is a part of the world class heavy mineral sands corridor in  south east africa, in mozambique. The project is located in Quelimane in district of Deia in Zambeze province about 10km to the port.  The mine is a part of a large site of prograding, silliclastic sedmiments and ideal for higher quality heavy sands deposits which covers much of the south eastern african costline.

The mining project started in 2012, and is on the basis of a Public Private Partnership between the government, JinanYuxiao Group and Gunagxi Yihe Tiancheng Filters Group in Shnaghai Stock Exchange 600112 to co/develop the block 5004C.