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Kakanda North Mine, Kakanda deposit, Kambove District, Lualaba, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Kakanda North MineMine (Abandoned)
Kakanda depositDeposit
Kambove District- not defined -
LualabaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
10° 43' 29'' South , 26° 24' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2019
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kambove36,702 (2016)26.5km
Likasi422,414 (2016)46.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


Abandoned copper mine, located 30 km W of Kambove.

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

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Van King; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Dolomite var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
Formula: (Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Reference: Van King; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:402-407
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: Van King
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.
Spherocobaltite
Formula: CoCO3
Habit: Crystal (<3mm) shows discoidal, pseudo-hexagonal habit
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen; Gauthier, G. and Deliens, M. (1999) Cobalt minerals of the Katanga Crescent, Congo. Mineralogical Record 30 (4): 255-273.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite5.AB.10(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Spherocobaltite5.AB.05CoCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Spherocobaltite14.1.1.5CoCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Dolomite
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
-(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
C Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
O Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
PPhosphorus
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
SSulfur
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
Co Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

References

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

External Links

http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf (information on a number of mines in Katanga, in Dutch)


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