Kamoto East Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||10° 43' 15'' South , 25° 24' 55'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-10.72083,25.41528|
|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)|
An opencast mine, abandoned in the late 1980's.
Oxidized uraninite lens in dolomitic R2 formation of Roan series, Middle Katangian, Precambrian A.
20 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|
European Journal of Mineralogy (1989), 1, 85-88.
Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)