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Kinkumbi prospect, Lake Mweru, Haut-Katanga, DR Congoi
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Kinkumbi prospectProspect
Lake MweruLake
Haut-KatangaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 9° South , 27° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~75km
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Zaïre


Stratiform copper deposit.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Central AfricaRegion
Katanga, DR CongoProvince (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
'Pyrobitumen'
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: El Desouky, H. A. et al. (2008): Economic Geology 103, 555-582.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Pyrobitumen'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S DigeniteCu9S5
S CovelliteCuS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS

References

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El Desouky, H.A. et al. (2008) Economic Geology, 103, 555-582.
El Desouky, H.A., Muchez, P., and Tyler, R. (2008) The sandstone-hosted stratiform copper mineralization at Mwitapile and its relation to the mineralization at Lufukwe, Lufilian foreland, Democratic Republic of Congo. Ore Geology Reviews, 34, 561-579.


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