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Matsitama copper deposits (incl. Logolo deposit; Makala deposit; Thakadu deposit), Tutume District, North-East District, Botswanai
Regional Level Types
Matsitama copper deposits (incl. Logolo deposit; Makala deposit; Thakadu deposit)Group of Deposits
Tutume DistrictDistrict
North-East DistrictDistrict
BotswanaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
21° 5' South , 26° 45' East
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mosetse1,780 (2013)38.5km


Sedimentary copper deposits, hosted in siliceous limestones, calcareous quartzites and phyllites. The individual deposits are less than 2 km apart.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Description: Associated with chalcopyrite and chalcocite.
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107; Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 58.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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.
Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 58.


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