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Tsumeb smelter (slag locality), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia
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Tsumeb smelter, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia

Photo: Rob Lavinsky
 
 
Slag dumps from processing Pb-Cu ore (1907-2000).
Located about 2 km NNE of Tsumeb (north of the open pit).

Mineral List

Åkermanite
Anglesite
Bayldonite
Bornite
Copper
Digenite
Domeykite
Fayalite
'Feldspar Group'
Gahnite
Galena
Gypsum
Hardystonite
Hydrocerussite
Kirschsteinite
Lammerite
Lavendulan
Lead
Litharge
Magnetite
Malachite
Mcconnellite
'Melilite'
Monticellite
Olivenite
'Olivine'
Spinel
'Unnamed (Pb-Feldspar)'
Wurtzite
Wüstite


30 entries listed. 26 valid minerals.

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References

Ettler, V., Johan, Z., Kříbek, B., Šebek, O. & Mihaljevič, M. (2009): Mineralogy and environmental stability of slags from the Tsumeb smelter, Namibia. Applied Geochemistry 24, 1-15.

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