Luishia Mine, Kambove District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||11° 10' 8'' South , 27° 0' 33'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-11.1688888889, 27.0091666667|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Katanga Copper Crescent|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)|
Reduced facies type copper-cobalt deposit, mined from an open cut from 1913 to 1949. Located 15 km SSW of Katanga.
17 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
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541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|
Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003) Sediment-Hosted Copper Deposits of the World: Deposit Models and Database. USGS Open-File Report 03-107.