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Kambove Principal Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congoi
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Kambove Principal MineMine
Kambove DistrictDistrict
Haut-KatangaProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
10° 52' 52'' South , 26° 36' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kambove36,702 (2016)0.9km
Likasi422,414 (2016)18.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


A copper mine, abandoned in 1980. Located near Kambove.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
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).; Cailteux, J.L.H., Kampunzu, A.B., Lerouge, C., Kaputo, A.K., Milesi, J.P. (2005) Genesis of sediment-hosted stratiform copper–cobalt deposits, central African Copperbelt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 42(1), 134-158.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Reference: Paul De Bondt 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).; Cailteux, J.L.H., Kampunzu, A.B., Lerouge, C., Kaputo, A.K., Milesi, J.P. (2005) Genesis of sediment-hosted stratiform copper–cobalt deposits, central African Copperbelt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 42(1), 134-158.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Cuprosklodowskite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Reference: Daltry, V.D.C. (1992) The Type Mineralogy Of Africa: Zaire. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 115(1), 33-62.; 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).
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Dolomite var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
Formula: (Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Reference: http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Francevillite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Description: "The first occurrence in Shaba" according to Deliens (1996).
Reference: 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).
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf; 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).
Plancheite
Formula: Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
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).; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Braithwaite, R.S.W., Ryback, G. (1994) Reichenbachite from Cornwall and Portugal. Mineralogical Magazine, 58(392), 449-454.; 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).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Cailteux, J. L. H., Kampunzu, A. B., Lerouge, C., Kaputo, A. K., & Milesi, J. P. (2005). Genesis of sediment-hosted stratiform copper–cobalt deposits, central African Copperbelt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 42(1), 134-158.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Shattuckite
Formula: Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Reference: Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Soddyite
Formula: (UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Reference: 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).
Spherocobaltite
Formula: CoCO3
Reference: Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: 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).
Vandenbrandeite
Formula: Cu(UO2)(OH)4
Reference: 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).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Carrollite2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Francevillite4.HB.15Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Vandenbrandeite4.GB.45Cu(UO2)(OH)4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
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
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Cuprosklodowskite9.AK.10Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Kasolite9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Plancheite9.DB.35Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Shattuckite9.DB.40Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Soddyite9.AK.05(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO4·xH2O
Vandenbrandeite5.3.2.1Cu(UO2)(OH)4
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
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Francevillite40.2a.27.1Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Cuprosklodowskite53.3.1.4Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Kasolite53.3.1.1Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Soddyite53.3.3.1(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Shattuckite65.1.7.1Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca subgroup
Plancheite66.2.1.1Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Dolomite
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
-(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
H FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
H KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
H Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H VandenbrandeiteCu(UO2)(OH)4
H PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
H ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
O FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
O KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
O Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O VandenbrandeiteCu(UO2)(OH)4
O PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
O ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
SiSilicon
Si CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Si KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Si Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Si ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
VVanadium
V FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Co Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
NiNickel
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu VandenbrandeiteCu(UO2)(OH)4
Cu PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Cu ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
BaBarium
Ba FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
PbLead
Pb KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
UUranium
U CuprosklodowskiteCu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
U FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
U KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
U Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U VandenbrandeiteCu(UO2)(OH)4

References

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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).

External Links

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

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
DR Congo

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