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Kansanshi Mine, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia

Brochantite
Kansanshi Mine, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia

Photo: PMB
Latitude: 12°5'S
Longitude: 26°25'E
Copper open-pit mine 8 km N of Solwezi, in production. Recent exploration defines major copper deposits, which will be exploited in the coming years.

Mineral List

Allophane
'Biotite'
Bornite
Brannerite
Brochantite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Digenite
'Garnet'
Gold
Malachite
Molybdenite
'Monazite'
Plancheite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Silver


18 entries listed. 15 valid minerals.

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References

Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): Sediment-Hosted Copper Deposits of the World: Deposit Models and Database. USGS Open-File Report 03-107.

Kampunzu, A.B., Cailteux, J.L.H., Kamona, A.F., Intiomale, M.M., and Melcher, F. (2009): Sediment-hosted Zn–Pb–Cu deposits in the Central African Copperbelt. Ore Geology Reviews 35, 263-297.

Thomas Krassmann field observations

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