Scott Biddlecombe, talks about his experiences of some of the mining site visits funded the AusIMM South Africa/Australia Minerals Scholarship, which is aimed to allow students to visit mines, mining companies, and universities in southern Africa. Biddlecombe made visits to various companies, geology departments, and the Council for Geoscience, which included a visit to eastern limb of the ... [Show full abstract] Bushveld and Dwars River exposure of UG1 chromite layering. The Lebowa underground mine included Merensky Reef, which provided an insight of the mining methods employed in the area. Biddlecombe also found that Hoba Meteorite in Namibia is the largest meteorite in the world, which is classified as an iron meteorite containing 87% iron. The AusIMM funded trips by Biddlecombe also included Tsumeb, a town with copper mining origins, which hosts a variety of minerals such as Tsumebite.