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Bwana M'Kubwa Mine (Bwana M'Kubina Mine), Ndola, Ndola District, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
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Bwana M'Kubwa Mine, Ndola, Ndola District, Copperbelt Province, Zambia

Photo: Rob Lavinsky
Latitude: 13°1'15"S
Longitude: 28°41'7"E
An open pit copper mine started before WWI and closed April 30, 1984. Mining resumed in recent years with heap leaching by First Quantum Ltd and open pit mining.

Located 20 km south of Ndola.

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5 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 254, 790.

Mining Annual Review (1985): 431.

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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