Kasompi Mine (Menda Mine; Kasompi Hill), Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||10° 58' 32'' South , 25° 54' 1'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-10.97556,25.90028|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Katanga Copper Crescent|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)|
A Ni-Cu-Co deposit on Kasompi hill worked during the 1940's and 1950's. This deposit is one of a group of deposits in an area located about 100 km W of Kambove and about 35 km NW of Swambo.
Note: Menda is just a nearby village. This name is sometimes erroneously used for Kasompi.
13 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|
Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.