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Indus Mine (Indus prospect), Renéville Mine (Djoué Mines), Renéville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)i
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Indus Mine (Indus prospect)Mine
Renéville Mine (Djoué Mines)Mine
Renéville- not defined -
Kindanba DistrictDistrict
Pool DepartmentDepartment
Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)Country

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
3° South , 14° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~95km
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"Reneville is a small village about 3km south of the Reneville mine, The mine consists of three old prospects which probably produced less than 100,000 tonnes of ore. The largest is the Indus Mine, a couple of hundred meters to the north is the much smaller Amelie working and then to the south is an adit called Bel. From what I can see only the Indus workings produced any significant specimens. Blocks of limestone veined with cuprite malachite, dioptase and rare plancheite were found in trenches dug by NGEX Resources but no in-situ material was found." (Demetrius Pohl, http://www.mindat.org/mesg-6-234115.html)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Demetrius Pohl, http://www.mindat.org/mesg-6-234115.html
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Reference: Demetrius Pohl, http://www.mindat.org/mesg-6-234115.html
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Demetrius Pohl, http://www.mindat.org/mesg-6-234115.html
Plancheite
Formula: Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: Demetrius Pohl, http://www.mindat.org/mesg-6-234115.html

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Dioptase9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O
Plancheite9.DB.35Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Dioptase61.1.3.1CuSiO3 · H2O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca subgroup
Plancheite66.2.1.1Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
H PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
O PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
SiSilicon
Si DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Si PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Cu PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O

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