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Kakanda deposit, Kambove District, Lualaba, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Kakanda depositDeposit
Kambove District- not defined -
LualabaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
10° 44' 8'' South , 26° 24' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kambove36,702 (2016)25.6km
Likasi422,414 (2016)45.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


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Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Central AfricaRegion
Katanga, DR CongoProvince (Historical)
Katanga Copper Crescent, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

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14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Co)CO3
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Gilbert Gauthier specimen
Cornetite
Formula: Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Reference: L. Kruszewski collection
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Collection Arliguie M (old label)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Dolomite var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
Formula: (Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:402-407
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: Van King
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: M. Kampf collection.; 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).
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Manganese Oxides'
Habit: flower-like form
Colour: sooty grey-black
Description: The mineral is quite rare at the deposit because I went thru a few hundred specimens of cobaltoan calcite and found only two with the manganese dendrites on the matrix.
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
'Manganese Oxides var: Manganese Dendrites'
Habit: flower-like form
Colour: sooty grey-black
Description: The mineral is quite rare at the deposit because I went thru a few hundred specimens of cobaltoan calcite and found only two with the manganese dendrites on the matrix.
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Plancheite ?
Formula: Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Description: The specimen looks like plancheite from other localities and this locality doesn't seem to be known for this species.
Reference: Arliguie M photo
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Paul De Bondt
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Paul De Bondt
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
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
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
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
Cornetite8.BE.15Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Plancheite ?9.DB.35Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
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)3(XO4)Zq
Cornetite41.3.2.1Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca subgroup
Plancheite ?66.2.1.1Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Calcite
var: Cobaltoan Calcite
-(Ca,Co)CO3
Dolomite
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
-(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
'Manganese Oxides'-
'var: Manganese Dendrites'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
CCarbon
C Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
C Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
O CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
O Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
O CupriteCu2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
PPhosphorus
P CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
SSulfur
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
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 Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
Co Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

References

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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).
Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., Diggles, M.F. (2003) Sediment-Hosted Copper Deposits of the World: Deposit Models and Database. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-107.

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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