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Tilwezembe, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Tilwezembe- not defined -
Kolwezi mining districtDistrict
LualabaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
10° 47' 56'' South , 25° 41' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kolwezi418,000 (2016)26.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


A copper and cobalt mine.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
CoCobalt
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)

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African PlateTectonic Plate
DR Congo

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