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|Name(s) in local language(s):||Zambia (Northern Rhodesia)|
Zambia (from 1964 onwards) was formerly called Northern Rhodesia (1910–1964).
For Southern Rhodesia see Zimbabwe.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
158 valid minerals. 8 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!
Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Select Rock List TypeAlphabetical List Tree Diagram
Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
GeochronologyMineralization age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian : 704 Ma to 501.8 ± 1.7 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.
Localities in this Region
- ⭔Central Province
- ⭔Chibombo District
- ⭔Kabwe District
- ⭔Mkushi District
- ⭔Mumbwa District
- ⭔Serenje District
- ⭔Copperbelt Province
- ⭔Chingola District
- ⭔Kalulushi District
- ⭔Kitwe District
- ⭔Luanshya District
- ⭔Masaiti District (Ndola Rural)
- ⭔Mufulira District
- ⭔Ndola District
- Copperbelt Province
- ⭔Eastern Province
- ⭔Luapula Province
- ⭔Lusaka Province
- ⭔North-Western Province
- ⭔Kabompo District
- ⭔Kasempa District
- ⭔Mwinilunga District (Mwinlunga)
- ⭔Solwezi District
- South East Solwezi
- ⭔Northern Province
- ⭔Southern Province
- ⭔Western Province
This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
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Beyli, DK. (????) Carbonatite volcanoes and subsurface intrusions of Zambia. Karbonatity, M., 'Mir', xx pp.
Daltry, V.D.C. (1992) The type mineralogy of Africa: Zambia. Zambian Journal of Applied Earth Sciences: 6(1): 68-79.
Kampunzu, A.B. et al. (2009) Sediment-hosted Zn-Pb-Cu deposits in the Central African Copperbelt. Ore Geology Reviews 35, 263-297.
Robertson, M. (2013) Kitumba - a new kind of copper deposit in a Zambian context: in Base Metals Conference 2013, 2-4 September 2013, Ingwenyama Conference & Sports Resort, Mpumalanga. The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Symposium Series S76 pp. 1-20.