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Shituru Mine, Likasi (Jadotville; Jadotstad), Kambove District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 11° 0' 53'' South , 26° 45' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -11.01472,26.76361
GeoHash:G#: kw5134bdt
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
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

Central Africa

Region - 530 mineral species & varietal names listed

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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'
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
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 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
'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
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Florencite-(La)' (TL)8.BL.13LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
'Libethenite'8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
'Ludjibaite'8.BD.25Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
'Pseudomalachite'8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'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, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Florencite-(La)LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H LudjibaiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Florencite-(La)LaAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O LudjibaiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
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
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
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

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Ediacaran
541 - 635 Ma



ID: 3309650

Age: Ediacaran (541 - 635 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3192935
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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


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