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Kakontwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Kakontwe- not defined -
Kambove DistrictDistrict
Haut-KatangaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 10° 59' 39'' South , 26° 41' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -10.99444,26.69500
GeoHash:G#: kw4crqw8w
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Likasi422,414 (2016)4.9km
Kambove36,702 (2016)17.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


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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


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Johari, Umba Kyamitala
Aragonite var: Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Paul De Bondt.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Paul De Bondt.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Paul De Bondt.
'Shungite'
Reference: Paul De Bondt.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Paul De Bondt.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri5.AB.15CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Shungite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
var: Flos Ferri-CaCO3
'Shungite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Aragonite (var: Flos Ferri)CaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3

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: 3192935
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Cryogenian
635 - 720 Ma



ID: 3311659

Age: Cryogenian (635 - 720 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

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