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Mesopotamia 504, Mesopotamia Copper Valley, Khorixas District, Kunene Region, Namibia

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Name(s) in local language(s): Mesopotamia Mine
 
A Cu Mine in the so called Mesopotamia Copper Valley, West of Khorixas, on the land of Mesopotamia 504 Farm. Polymetallic hydrothermal quartz-vein deposit of Cu, Bi, W, Pb, V and Ag. Specimens from this locality have often been labelled "from Khorixas".

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49 entries listed. 46 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

Von Knorring, O. and Sahama, T. G. (1981) Namibite, a new copper-bismuth-vanadium mineral from Namibia. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen: 61: 7-12.

Dunning, G.E. & Cooper. J.F. (1998) Namibite, a summary of world occurrences. Mineralogical Record. 29: 163-166

Niedermayr, G.(2001) Mesopotamia 504 - die Typlokalität des Namibit. In: S. Jahn, O. Medenbach, G. Niedermayr, G. Schneider: Namibia - Zauberwelt edler Steine und Kristalle (1 and 2nd Edition, in German), 97-99.

Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, (in English).

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