Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

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SOUTHERN AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY

Arms of Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

Official blazon

  • (af)

Wapen: In blou, 'n goue keper in die skildhoof vergesel van twee smeltkroese van silwer, gevlam van natuurlike kleur, en in die skildvoet van 'n skuinsgekruiste pik en graaf van silwer, stele na onder.
Helmteken: 'n Uitkomende leeu van swart besaai met teen-hermelyn, rooi getong en genael, wat in die linkerklou 'n proteablom van natuurlike kleur vashou.
Wrong en dekklede: Goud en blou.
Skildhouers: Regs 'n leeu van swart besaai met teen-hermelyn, rooi getong en genael met 'n goue halsband, op die skouer belaai met 'n skuinsgekruiste pik en graaf van silwer, stele na onder; links 'n goue draak, rooi getong en genael, met 'n swart halsband op die skouer belaai met 'n retort van natuurlike kleur.
Kompartement: 'n Dagsoom van gemineraliseerde rots van natuurlike kleur.
Wapenspreuk: CAPACI OCCASIO

  • (en)

Arms: Azure, a chevron Or between, in chief two crucibles Argent enflamed proper and in base a pick and shovel in saltire, shafts downwards, Argent.
Crest: A demi-lion Sable ermined Argent, armed and langued Gules, holding in the sinister claw a protea proper.
Wreath and Mantling: Or and Azure.
Supporters: Dexter, a lion Sable ermined, Argent, armed and langued Gules, collared Or, charged on the shoulder with a pick and shovel in saltire, shafts downwards, Argent; sinister a dragon Or, armed and langued Gules, collared Sable, charged on the shoulder with an alembic proper.
Compartment: An outcrop of mineralized rock proper.
Motto: CAPACI OCCASIO

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on January 6, 1972.

We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.

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