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Mutanda Mine, Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congoi
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Mutanda MineMine (Inactive)
Kolwezi- not defined -
Kolwezi mining districtDistrict
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
10° 47' 14'' South , 25° 48' 34'' East
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Owned/operated by:
Locality type:
Mine (Inactive) - last checked 2019
Nearest Settlements:
Kolwezi418,000 (2016)38.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre

An open-pit copper mine operated by Glencore International. Annual production capacity is estimated at 20,000 tonnes of copper metal and 8,000 tonnes of cobalt in cobalt hydroxide, with expansion to 110,000 tonnes of copper metal and 23,000 tonnes of cobalt in cobalt hydroxide by the first quarter of 2012.

Closed in 2019 due to low price of cobalt.

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African PlateTectonic Plate
Central AfricaRegion
Katanga, DR CongoProvince (Historical)
Katanga Copper Crescent, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

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