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Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Palladium1.AF.10(Pd,Pt)
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Tin1.AC.10Sn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Athabascaite2.BA.25Cu5Se4
Berzelianite2.BA.20Cu2Se
Betekhtinite2.BE.05Pb2(Cu,Fe)21S15
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Briartite (TL)2.KA.10Cu2(Fe,Zn)GeS4
Carrollite2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cattierite (TL)2.EB.05aCoS2
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Colusite2.CB.30Cu26V2(As,Sn,Sb)6S32
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Fletcherite2.DA.05Cu(Ni,Co)2S4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gallite (TL)2.CB.10aCuGaS2
Geerite ?2.BA.05Cu8S5
Germanite2.CB.30Cu13Fe2Ge2S16
Germanocolusite2.CB.30Cu26V2(Ge,As)6S32
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Hollingworthite ?2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Idaite2.CB.15aCu5FeS6
Klockmannite2.CA.05bCuSe
Kotulskite ?2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
Kuramite2.CB.15aCu3SnS4
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Oosterboschite (TL)2.BC.10(Pd,Cu)7Se5
Palladseite2.BC.05Pd17Se15
Penroseite2.EB.05a(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(Fe,Ni)9S8
Polydymite2.DA.05Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Bravoite2.EB.05a(Fe,Ni)S2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Renierite (TL)2.CB.35a(Cu,Zn)11(Ge,As)2Fe4S16
Siegenite2.DA.05CoNi2S4 -NiCo2S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Spionkopite2.CA.05cCu39S28
Stannoidite2.CB.15cCu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Stilleite (TL)2.CB.05aZnSe
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Sulvanite2.CB.70Cu3VS4
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Trogtalite2.EB.05aCoSe2
Tungstenite2.EA.30WS2
Umangite2.BA.25Cu3Se2
Vaesite (TL)2.EB.05aNiS2
Verbeekite (TL)2.EA.25PdSe2
Vysotskite2.CC.35a(Pd,Ni)S
Yarrowite2.CA.05dCu9S8
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Buttgenbachite (TL)3.DA.25Cu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
Claringbullite (TL)3.DA.15Cu4(OH)7Cl · nH2O
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Alumotantite4.DB.55AlTaO4
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Asbolane4.FL.30(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
var: Cuproasbolane4.FL.30(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Becquerelite (TL)4.GB.10Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Billietite (TL)4.GB.10Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Calciotantite4.DJ.05CaTa4O11
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Cesplumtantite (TL)4.DM.15(Cs,Na)2(Pb,Sb3+)3Ta8O24
Chalcomenite4.JH.05CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Cobaltomenite4.JH.10CoSeO3 · 2H2O
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
var: Chalcotrichite4.AA.10Cu2O
Curienite4.HB.15Pb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Curite (TL)4.GB.55Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Demesmaekerite (TL)4.JJ.20Pb2Cu5(UO2)2(SeO3)6(OH)6 · 2H2O
Derriksite (TL)4.JG.30Cu4(UO2)(SeO3)2(OH)6 · H2O
Fersmite4.DG.05(Ca,Y)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH)6
Foordite4.DG.15(Sn,Pb)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Fourmarierite (TL)4.GB.25Pb(UO2)4O3(OH)4 · 4H2O
Francevillite4.HB.15(Ba,Pb)(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.FD.10α-Fe3+O(OH)
Guilleminite (TL)4.JJ.10Ba(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Heterogenite4.FE.20CoO(OH)
Ianthinite (TL)4.GA.10U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Iriginite4.GB.60(UO2)Mo2O7 · 3H2O
Ixiolite4.DB.25(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Manjiroite4.DK.05aNa(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Marthozite (TL)4.JJ.05Cu(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Massicot4.AC.25PbO
Masuyite (TL)4.GB.35Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Metaschoepite (TL)4.GA.05UO3 · 1-2H2O
Metastudtite (TL)4.GA.15UO4 · 2H2O
Metatyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2O
Metavandendriesscheite (TL)4.GB.40PbU7O22 · nH2O n < 12
Molybdite4.EA.10MoO3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
'Palladinite'4.AB.30PdO
Paraschoepite (TL)4.GA.05UO3 · 2H2O
Piretite (TL)4.JJ.15Ca(UO2)3(SeO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Protasite (TL)4.GB.10Ba(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05MnO2
var: Polianite4.DB.05morphological variety
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Blue Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Citrine4.DA.05SiO2
var: Shocked Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rankamaite4.DM.05(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
Richetite (TL)4.GB.15Pb(UO2)4O5 · 4H2O
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Sayrite (TL)4.GB.50Pb2(UO2)5O6(OH)2 · 4H2O
Schmitterite4.JK.70(UO2)(TeO3)
Schoepite (TL)4.GA.05(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Sengierite (TL)4.HB.10Cu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
Simpsonite4.DC.10Al4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Studtite (TL)4.GA.15[(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2] · H2O
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Thoreaulite (TL)4.DG.15(Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Umohoite4.GC.10(UO2)MoO4 · 2H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Vandenbrandeite (TL)4.GB.45Cu(UO2)(OH)4
Vandendriesscheite (TL)4.GB.40PbU7O22 · 12H2O
Wölsendorfite4.GB.30(Pb,Ca)U2O7 · 2H2O
Zincite4.AB.20(Zn,Mn2+,Fe2+)O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri5.AB.15CaCO3
Astrocyanite-(Ce) (TL)5.EF.05Cu2(Ce,Nd,La)2(UO2)(CO3)5(OH)2 · 1.5H2O
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bijvoetite-(Y) (TL)5.EB.20(Y,Dy)2(UO2)4(CO3)4(OH)6 · 11H2O
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Cobaltoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Co)CO3
var: Zincian Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Zn)CO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Comblainite (TL)5.DA.50Ni4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite5.AB.10(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Zincian Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Zn)(CO3)2
Gerhardtite5.NB.05Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Glaukosphaerite5.BA.10(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2
Gysinite-(Nd) (TL)5.DC.05Pb(Nd,La)(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Kamotoite-(Y) (TL)5.EA.30Y2(UO2)4(CO3)3O4 · 14H2O
Kolwezite (TL)5.BA.10(Cu,Co)2(CO3)(OH)2
Lepersonnite-(Gd) (TL)5.EG.10Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
Liebigite5.ED.20Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Likasite (TL)5.ND.05Cu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rouaite5.NB.05Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Roubaultite (TL)5.EA.25Cu2(UO2)3(OH)10 · 5H2O
Rutherfordine5.EB.05(UO2)CO3
Schuilingite-(Nd) (TL)5.DB.20PbCu(Nd,Gd,Sm,Y)(CO3)3(OH) · 1.5H2O
Shabaite-(Nd) (TL)5.EE.10Ca(Nd,Sm,Y)2(UO2)(CO3)4(OH)2 · 6H2O
Sharpite (TL)5.EA.35Ca(UO2)6(CO3)5(OH)4 · 6H2O
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Spherocobaltite5.AB.05CoCO3
Urancalcarite (TL)5.EA.10Ca(UO2)3(CO3)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Wyartite (TL)5.EA.15CaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Beaverite-(Cu)7.BC.10Pb(Fe3+,Cu)3(SO4)2(OH)6
Bieberite7.CB.35CoSO4 · 7H2O
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcocyanite7.AB.10CuSO4
'Cousinite' (TL)7.HA.10MgU2Mo2O11 · 6H2O
Crocoite7.FA.20Pb(CrO4)
Cyanotrichite7.DE.10Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Dolerophanite7.BB.20Cu2(SO4)O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Morenosite7.CB.40NiSO4 · 7H2O
Pseudojohannite7.EC.20Cu6.5(UO2)8(SO4)4O8(OH)5 · 25H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Spangolite7.DD.15Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Uranopilite7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Vauquelinite7.FC.05Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Agardite-(Y)8.DL.15(Y,Ca)Cu6(AsO4)2(AsO4,HAsO4)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24Al(PO4)17O6(OH)12 · 17H2O
Chernikovite8.EB.15(H3O)2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
Clinoclase8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cornetite (TL)8.BE.15Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Cornubite8.BD.30Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Descloizite8.BH.40Pb(Zn,Cu)(VO4)(OH)
var: Cuprian Descloizite8.BH.40Pb(Zn,Cu)VO4OH
Dewindtite (TL)8.EC.10H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Dumontite (TL)8.EC.15Pb2(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 3H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Florencite-(La) (TL)8.BL.13LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Françoisite-(Nd) (TL)8.EC.05(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
Kipushite (TL)8.DA.35(Cu,Zn)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
Kolbeckite8.CD.05ScPO4 · 2H2O
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Ludjibaite (TL)8.BD.25Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Metasaléeite (TL)8.EB.10Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
var: Duhamelite8.BH.40(Pb,Bi,Ca)Cu(VO4)(OH,O)
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Parsonsite (TL)8.EA.10Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Phosphuranylite8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Phurcalite8.EC.35Ca2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2 · 7H2O
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reichenbachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Saléeite8.EB.05Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Tsumebite8.BG.05Pb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Uranocircite8.EB.05Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Veszelyite8.DA.30(Cu,Zn)2Zn(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Volborthite8.FD.05Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Vésigniéite8.BH.45BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Zeunerite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35NaAlSi3O8
Allophane
var: Cupro-Allophane
9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O (x < 1)
Clinochlore9.EC.55(Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Cuprosklodowskite (TL)9.AK.10Cu(UO2)2[HSiO4]2 · 6H2O
Dioptase9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kasolite (TL)9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30KAlSi3O8
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Barian Muscovite9.EC.15(K,Ba)(Al,Mg)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Neotocite ?9.ED.20(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Népouite9.ED.15(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Oursinite (TL)9.AK.10(Co,Mg)(UO2)2[HSiO4]2 · 6H2O
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH,F)2
Plancheite9.DB.35Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Shattuckite9.DB.40Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Sklodowskite (TL)9.AK.10Mg(UO2)2[HSiO4]2 · 5H2O
Soddyite (TL)9.AK.05(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Staurolite9.AF.30(Fe2+,Mg,Zn)1.5-2Al9(SiO4)4O6(OH,O)2
Swamboite (TL)9.AK.20UH6(UO2)6(SiO4)6 · 30H2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2[HSiO4]2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(HSiO4)2 · 5H2O
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Zircon9.AD.30ZrSiO4
Group 10 - Organic Compounds
Julienite (TL)10.AD.05Na2[Co(SCN)4] · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Bisbeeite'-(Cu,Mg)SiO3·nH2O
'Calamine'-
'Cattierite-Vaesite Series'-CoS2 - NiS2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clay'-
'Columbite'-(Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6
'Feldspar Group'-
'Gummite'-
'Heterogenite-2H' (TL)-
'Hornblende'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Leucoxene'-
'Limonite'-FeO(OH) · nH2O
'Manganese Oxides
var: Manganese Dendrites'
-
'Monazite'-
'Pyrobitumen'-
Riebeckite Root Name
var: Crocidolite
-◻[Na2][Z2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH,F,Cl)2
'Scapolite'-
'Shungite'-
'Tantalite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wad'-
'Xenotime'-


321 entries listed. 295 valid minerals.

References

- Kanzundu, M.; Loris, N.; Numbi, B. B.; Chabu, M.; Kasongo-Numbi, K. (1991): Distribution of uranium ore minerals in southern Shaba (Zaire). Journal of African Earth Sciences (and the Middle East) 13, 401-405.

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