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Chibuluma West Mine, Kalulushi, Copperbelt Province, Zambiai
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Chibuluma West MineMine
KalulushiDistrict
Copperbelt ProvinceProvince
ZambiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
12° 49' 51'' South , 28° 6' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kalulushi66,575 (2012)1.6km
Kitwe400,914 (2012)12.1km
Chambishi11,073 (2011)22.8km
Mufulira120,500 (2012)34.5km
Chingola148,564 (2016)41.3km


Reduced facies type copper-cobalt deposit, hosted in sericitic arkose of the Roan Supergroup. The deposit area also contains sills of metagabbro and rare quartz veins with lead and copper minerals.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Pyrite var: Cobaltoan Pyrite
Formula: (Fe,Co)S2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Carrollite2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Cobaltoan Pyrite2.EB.05a(Fe,Co)S2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Linnaeite2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
var: Cobaltoan Pyrite
-(Fe,Co)S2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S GalenaPbS
S Pyrite (var: Cobaltoan Pyrite)(Fe,Co)S2
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Pyrite (var: Cobaltoan Pyrite)(Fe,Co)S2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co Pyrite (var: Cobaltoan Pyrite)(Fe,Co)S2
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
NiNickel
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., 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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