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Kambove West Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Kambove West MineMine
Kambove DistrictDistrict
Haut-KatangaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
10° 52' 52'' South , 26° 34' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kambove36,702 (2016)2.3km
Likasi422,414 (2016)20.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


This is a large mine near the huge Kambove Principal Mine, near Kambove, about 20 km northwest of Likasi.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Central AfricaRegion
Katanga, DR CongoProvince (Historical)
Katanga Copper Crescent, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Cailteux, J. L. H., Kampunzu, A. B., Lerouge, C., Kaputo, A. K., & Milesi, J. P. (2005). Genesis of sediment-hosted stratiform copper–cobalt deposits, central African Copperbelt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 42(1), 134-158.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Gauthier, G., King, V., and Morgan, R., in press, Carrollite from Kamoya South II Mine.
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Reference: Gauthier, G., King, V., and Morgan, R., in press, Carrollite from Kamoya South II Mine.; Cailteux, J. L. H., Kampunzu, A. B., Lerouge, C., Kaputo, A. K., & Milesi, J. P. (2005). Genesis of sediment-hosted stratiform copper–cobalt deposits, central African Copperbelt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 42(1), 134-158.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Cailteux, J. L. H., Kampunzu, A. B., Lerouge, C., Kaputo, A. K., & Milesi, J. P. (2005). Genesis of sediment-hosted stratiform copper–cobalt deposits, central African Copperbelt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 42(1), 134-158.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Cailteux, J. L. H., Kampunzu, A. B., Lerouge, C., Kaputo, A. K., & Milesi, J. P. (2005). Genesis of sediment-hosted stratiform copper–cobalt deposits, central African Copperbelt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 42(1), 134-158.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Gauthier, G., King, V., and Morgan, R., in press, Carrollite from Kamoya South II Mine.; Cailteux, J. L. H., Kampunzu, A. B., Lerouge, C., Kaputo, A. K., & Milesi, J. P. (2005). Genesis of sediment-hosted stratiform copper–cobalt deposits, central African Copperbelt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 42(1), 134-158.
Leucoxene
Reference: Cailteux, J. L. H., Kampunzu, A. B., Lerouge, C., Kaputo, A. K., & Milesi, J. P. (2005). Genesis of sediment-hosted stratiform copper–cobalt deposits, central African Copperbelt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 42(1), 134-158.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Gauthier, G., King, V., and Morgan, R., in press, Carrollite from Kamoya South II Mine.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Cailteux, J. L. H., Kampunzu, A. B., Lerouge, C., Kaputo, A. K., & Milesi, J. P. (2005). Genesis of sediment-hosted stratiform copper–cobalt deposits, central African Copperbelt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 42(1), 134-158.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gauthier, G., King, V., and Morgan, R., in press, Carrollite from Kamoya South II Mine.

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
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Leucoxene-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Leucoxene-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S DigeniteCu9S5
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
NiNickel
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu DigeniteCu9S5

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