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Tsumeb West Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia
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Mottramite
Tsumeb West Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia

Photo: Weinrich Minerals, Inc.
 
 
A copper/vanadium mine. This mine was taken over by Ongopolo Mining Ltd and is in full operation since 2003. Ongopolo Mining Ltd was sold to Weatherly Mining Ltd April 2006.

Mineral List

Azurite
Bornite
Cerussite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Copper
Cuprite
Descloizite
Dolomite
Galena
Germanite
Malachite
Mottramite
Rosasite
Tennantite


15 entries listed. 15 valid minerals.

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References

Cairncross, B. (1997) The Otavi Mountain Land Cu-Pb-Zn-V Deposits, Namibia. Mineralogical Record 28(2) 109-130.

Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. (in English).

U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Jan 1948).

Rocks & Minerals: 23: 606.

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