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Luishia Mine, Katanga, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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Chalcocyanite
Luishia Mine, Katanga, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo

Photo: Paul De Bondt
Latitude: 11°10'8"S
Longitude: 27°0'33"E
 
 
Reduced facies type copper-cobalt deposit, mined from an open cut from 1913 to 1949. Located 15 km SSW of Katanga.

Mineral List

Bieberite
Bornite
Calcite
Carrollite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcocyanite
Chalcopyrite
Chrysocolla
Cyanotrichite
Hematite
var: Specularite

Heterogenite
Kyanite
Linnaeite
Malachite
Quartz
Uranophane


17 entries listed. 15 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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References

- Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992).
- 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.

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