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Shituru Mine, Likasi (Jadotville; Jadotstad), Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Shituru MineMine
Likasi (Jadotville; Jadotstad)- not defined -
Kambove DistrictDistrict
Haut-KatangaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
11° 0' 53'' South , 26° 45' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Likasi422,414 (2016)4.5km
Kambove36,702 (2016)24.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


Abandoned open cast copper mine. Located 2 km E of the Likasi mine.

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


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

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 18, pp. 301-311 (1980)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 18, pp. 301-311 (1980)
Florencite-(La) (TL)
Formula: LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Type Locality:
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 18, pp. 301-311 (1980)
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 18, pp. 301-311 (1980)
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
Ludjibaite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: 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).
'Monazite'
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 18, pp. 301-311 (1980)
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 18, pp. 301-311 (1980)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 18, pp. 301-311 (1980)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 18, pp. 301-311 (1980)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Florencite-(La) (TL)8.BL.13LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Ludjibaite8.BD.25Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Ludjibaite41.4.3.3Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Florencite-(La) (TL)41.5.10.3LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Monazite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Florencite-(La)LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H LudjibaiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Florencite-(La)LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O LudjibaiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O RutileTiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Florencite-(La)LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P Florencite-(La)LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
P LudjibaiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu LudjibaiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
LaLanthanum
La Florencite-(La)LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
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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