Kasompi Mine (Menda Mine; Kasompi Hill), Swambo, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||10° 58' 32'' South , 25° 54' 1'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-10.9755555556, 25.9002777778|
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.
This information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.
|Neoproterozoic541 - 1000 Ma||Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|
Katangan - Lufilian Arc
References for regional geology:
Data provided by Macrostrat.org
Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.
- Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)