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Kamfundwa Mine (Kanfundwa Mine), Kambove District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 10° 48' 54'' South , 26° 35' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -10.81500,26.58861
Other regions containing this locality:Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Central Africa
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


Located near the Shangulowé Mine, about 10 km north of Kamoya mine district.

When the Kamoya II South Mine was still a secret location, many specimens of carrollite were falsely attributed to this locality as well as to Mashamba and other places.


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3 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated 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 does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 1377177
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: Katangan - Lufilian Arc

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

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- Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): Sediment-Hosted Copper Deposits of the World: Deposit Models and Database. USGS Open-File Report 03-107.

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