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Ludjiba Mts, Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Ludjiba MtsMountain Range
Shinkolobwe- not defined -
Kambove DistrictDistrict
Haut-KatangaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
11° South , 26° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~7km
Locality type:
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


Prospecting area. The minerals listed were recovered in the course of systematic prospection works in 1975.

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

Detailed Mineral List:

Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Bull. Mineral., 1988, 111
Ludjibaite (TL)
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Type Locality:
Reference: Piret, P., Deliens, M. (1988) Description de la ludjibaïte, un polymorphe de la pseudomalachite, Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4. Bulletin de Minéralogie, 111(2), 167-171.; Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Bull. Mineral., 1988, 111

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Carrollite2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Ludjibaite (TL)8.BD.25Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Ludjibaite (TL)41.4.3.3Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LudjibaiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
OOxygen
O LudjibaiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
PPhosphorus
P LudjibaiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
SSulfur
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
CoCobalt
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
NiNickel
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
CuCopper
Cu LudjibaiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4

References

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Piret, P., Deliens, M. (1988) Description de la ludjibaïte, un polymorphe de la pseudomalachite, Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4. Bulletin de Minéralogie, 111(2), 167-171.
Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.
Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).


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