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Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 10° South , 25° East (est.)
Other regions containing this locality:Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
Central Africa
Neighbouring regions:
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Katanga Copper Crescent


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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Agardite-(Y)

Anatase

Anhydrite

Astrocyanite-(Ce) (TL)

Athabascaite

Azurite

Baryte

Becquerelite

Berzelianite

Billietite

Bornite

'Bravoite'

Brochantite

Brookite

'Calamine'

Calcite

var: Cobaltoan Calcite

Carnotite

Carrollite

Cassiterite

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcomenite

Chalcopyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Claringbullite

Cobaltomenite

Conichalcite

Copper

Cornetite

Covellite

Crocoite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Cuprosklodowskite (TL)

Curite

Demesmaekerite (TL)

Derriksite (TL)

Descloizite

Digenite

Diopside

Dioptase

Dolomite

var: Cobaltoan Dolomite

Fluorapatite

Francevillite

Françoisite-(Nd) (TL)

Galena

Gibbsite

Glaukosphaerite

Goethite

Gold

Guilleminite (TL)

'Gummite'

Gysinite-(Nd) (TL)

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Heterogenite

Kamotoite-(Y) (TL)

Kaolinite

Kasolite

Kolwezite (TL)

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linnaeite

Malachite

Marthozite (TL)

Masuyite

Merenskyite

Metasaléeite

Metastudtite

Metatorbernite

Metatyuyamunite

Metazeunerite

Mimetite

Mottramite

var: Duhamelite

Muscovite

var: Sericite

Oosterboschite (TL)

Palladinite

Palladium

Palladseite

Phosphuranylite

Plancheite

Platinum

Pseudojohannite

Pseudomalachite

Pyrite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

'Riebeckite Root Name'

'var: Crocidolite'

Roubaultite

Rutherfordine

Rutile

Saléeite

Schoepite

Schuilingite-(Nd) (TL)

Sengierite

Shabaite-(Nd) (TL)

Shattuckite

Sklodowskite

Smithsonite

Soddyite

Sphalerite

Spherocobaltite

Spionkopite

Strontianite

Studtite

Talc

Tenorite

Tin

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Trogtalite

Turquoise

Tyuyamunite

Uraninite

Uranophane

Vaesite (TL)

Vandenbrandeite (TL)

Vandendriesscheite

Vauquelinite

Verbeekite (TL)

Vésigniéite

Volborthite

Vysotskite

Wulfenite

Yarrowite

Zeunerite


120 valid minerals. 16 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Neoproterozoic to Jurassic : 669 ± 1 Ma to 147 ± 1 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Mesozoic
  Jurassic
   Late Jurassic
ⓘ Uraninite (youngest age)147 ± 1 MaKalongwe deposit, Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
    
 
Precambrian
 Proterozoic
  Neoproterozoic
   Cryogenian
ⓘ Uraninite (oldest age)669 ± 1 MaKamoto Principal Mine (Kamoto Fond Mine; Kamoto Mine), Kamoto, Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

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