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Mupine Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Mupine MineMine
Kolwezi mining districtDistrict
LualabaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Key
Latitude & Longitude:
10° South , 25° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~183km
Locality type:
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


Copper mine worked between 1953 and 1982.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Co)CO3
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Jason B Smith collection
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Gerard van der Veldt.
Dolomite var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
Formula: (Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Reference: Gerard van der Veldt.
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
Kolwezite
Formula: (Cu,Co)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Gauthier, G. & Deliens, M. (1999): Cobalt minerals of the Katanga Crescent, Congo. Mineralogical Record 30 (4): 255-273
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Spherocobaltite
Formula: CoCO3
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Cobaltoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Co)CO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite5.AB.10(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Kolwezite5.BA.10(Cu,Co)2(CO3)(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Spherocobaltite5.AB.05CoCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Spherocobaltite14.1.1.5CoCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Kolwezite16a.3.1.7(Cu,Co)2(CO3)(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Calcite
var: Cobaltoan Calcite
-(Ca,Co)CO3
Dolomite
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
-(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Kolwezite(Cu,Co)2(CO3)(OH)2
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Kolwezite(Cu,Co)2(CO3)(OH)2
C Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
C SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Kolwezite(Cu,Co)2(CO3)(OH)2
O Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
O SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CaCalcium
Ca Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
Ca Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CoCobalt
Co Kolwezite(Cu,Co)2(CO3)(OH)2
Co Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
Co SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
Co Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
CuCopper
Cu Kolwezite(Cu,Co)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CopperCu

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Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.


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