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Chingola, Chingola, Copperbelt Province, Zambiai
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Chingola- not defined -
ChingolaDistrict
Copperbelt ProvinceProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
12° 32' 31'' South , 27° 51' 16'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chingola148,564 (2016)3.5km
Chililabombwe57,328 (2012)20.0km
Chambishi11,073 (2011)23.8km
Mufulira120,500 (2012)41.9km
Kalulushi66,575 (2012)42.3km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

24 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: http://www.portergeo.com.au/tours/africa-b2001/deposits1.asp#nchanga
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Bruce Cairncross collection photo ID 751329
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Claringbullite (TL)
Formula: Cu4ClF(OH)6
Type Locality:
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1977) 41, 433-436
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: McGowan, Ross R.; Roberts, Stephen; Boyce, Adrian J. (2006): Origin of the Nchanga copper-cobalt deposits of the Zambian Copperbelt. Mineralium Deposita 40, 617-638.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: McGowan, Ross R.; Roberts, Stephen; Boyce, Adrian J. (2006): Origin of the Nchanga copper-cobalt deposits of the Zambian Copperbelt. Mineralium Deposita 40, 617-638; Roberts, S. et al. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 881-891.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Dan Weinrich specimen
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Scovil, J. A. (2016). Some African Beauties: A Pictorial. Rocks & Minerals, 91(4), 308-315.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Roberts, S. et al. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 881-891.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: McGowan, Ross R.; Roberts, Stephen; Boyce, Adrian J. (2006): Origin of the Nchanga copper-cobalt deposits of the Zambian Copperbelt. Mineralium Deposita 40, 617-638.
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Le Sueur minerals samples at Tucson 2015
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: McGowan, Ross R.; Roberts, Stephen; Boyce, Adrian J. (2006): Origin of the Nchanga copper-cobalt deposits of the Zambian Copperbelt. Mineralium Deposita 40, 617-638.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: McGowan, Ross R.; Roberts, Stephen; Boyce, Adrian J. (2006): Origin of the Nchanga copper-cobalt deposits of the Zambian Copperbelt. Mineralium Deposita 40, 617-638.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Le Sueur minerals samples at Tucson 2015
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: McGowan, Ross R.; Roberts, Stephen; Boyce, Adrian J. (2006): Origin of the Nchanga copper-cobalt deposits of the Zambian Copperbelt. Mineralium Deposita 40, 617-638.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Carrollite2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Claringbullite (TL)3.DA.15Cu4ClF(OH)6
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
Am(O,OH)pXq
Claringbullite (TL)10.5.6.1Cu4ClF(OH)6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ClaringbulliteCu4ClF(OH)6
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ClaringbulliteCu4ClF(OH)6
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F ClaringbulliteCu4ClF(OH)6
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl ClaringbulliteCu4ClF(OH)6
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CoCobalt
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
CuCopper
Cu ClaringbulliteCu4ClF(OH)6
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
UUranium
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O

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Wikidata ID:Q431533

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