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Kamoto East Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi District, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Latitude: 10°40'S
Longitude: 25°25'E
An opencast mine, abandoned in the late 1980's.
Oxidized uraninite lens in dolomitic R2 formation of Roan series, Middle Katangian, Precambrian A.

Mineral List

Astrocyanite-(Ce) (TL)
Carrollite
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
Curite
Dolomite
Françoisite-(Nd) (TL)
Gold
'Gummite'
Kamotoite-(Y) (TL)
Kolwezite
Malachite
Masuyite
Metatorbernite
Plancheite
Pseudomalachite
Schoepite
Schuilingite-(Nd)
Shabaite-(Nd) (TL)
Sklodowskite
Uraninite
Uranophane


22 entries listed. 20 valid minerals. 4 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

- Eur. J. Mineral. (1989), 1, 85-88.
- Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)

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