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Lueshe Mine, Nord-Kivu, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Lueshe MineMine
Nord-Kivu- not defined -
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 0° 59' 12'' South , 29° 8' 26'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -0.98667,29.14083
GeoHash:G#: kxudrh7sq
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Zaïre


Lateritic niobium ore. Cancrinite syenite intruded by Nb-bearing calcite-carbonatite.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Central AfricaRegion
Kivu, DR CongoRegion (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


36 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Ancylite'
Ancylite-(Ce)
Formula: CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
'Apatite'
Baotite
Formula: Ba4Ti8Si4O28Cl
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
'Biotite'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
'Chlorite Group'
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Fersmite
Formula: (Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hydropyrochlore (TL)
Formula: (H2O,□)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)
Type Locality:
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Lueshite (TL)
Formula: NaNbO3
Type Locality:
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nacrite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Parisite'
Parisite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe2(CO3)3F2
'Pyrochlore'
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Pyrochlore Group var: Zero valent dominant member of Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Rhabdophane'
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Rutile var: Ilmenorutile
Formula: Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
'Synchysite Group'
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
'Wad'
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Fersmite4.DG.05(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hydropyrochlore (TL)4.DH.15(H2O,□)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)
Lueshite (TL)4.CC.30NaNbO3
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'var: Zero valent dominant member of Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.DB.05Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ancylite-(Ce)5.DC.05CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Parisite-(Ce)5.BD.20bCaCe2(CO3)3F2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Baotite9.CE.15Ba4Ti8Si4O28Cl
Cancrinite9.FB.05(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Nacrite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Ancylite'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Mica Group'-
'Parisite'-
'Pyrochlore'-
'Rhabdophane'-
'Synchysite Group'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Lueshite (TL)4.3.3.4NaNbO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.4.1.2Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
Hydropyrochlore (TL)8.2.1.2(H2O,□)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4Mn2+Nb2O6
Fersmite8.3.3.1(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Parisite-(Ce)16a.1.5.1CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Ancylite-(Ce)16b.1.1.1CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 60 - CYCLOSILICATES Four-Membered Rings
Four-Membered Rings, as Titanosilicates
Baotite60.1.2.1Ba4Ti8Si4O28Cl
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Cancrinite76.2.5.3(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Ancylite'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Mica Group'-
Nacrite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Parisite'-
'Pyrochlore'-
'Pyrochlore Group
var: Zero valent dominant member of Pyrochlore Group'
-A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
'Rhabdophane'-
'Synchysite Group'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Hydropyrochlore(H2O,□)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H NacriteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Pyrochlore Group (var: Zero valent dominant member of Pyrochlore Group)A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
CCarbon
C Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
C Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
OOxygen
O LueshiteNaNbO3
O Hydropyrochlore(H2O,□)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O HematiteFe2O3
O Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O BaryteBaSO4
O CelestineSrSO4
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O NacriteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O BaotiteBa4Ti8Si4O28Cl
O Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O RutileTiO2
O Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
O Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O Pyrochlore Group (var: Zero valent dominant member of Pyrochlore Group)A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
FFluorine
F Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
F Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na LueshiteNaNbO3
Na Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
MgMagnesium
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
AlAluminium
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Al Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al NacriteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Si Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si NacriteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BaotiteBa4Ti8Si4O28Cl
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
PPhosphorus
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl BaotiteBa4Ti8Si4O28Cl
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Ca Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
TiTitanium
Ti Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Ti Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Ti BaotiteBa4Ti8Si4O28Cl
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MnManganese
Mn Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
Sr Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb LueshiteNaNbO3
Nb Hydropyrochlore(H2O,□)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Nb Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Nb Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Nb Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Nb Pyrochlore Group (var: Zero valent dominant member of Pyrochlore Group)A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba BaotiteBa4Ti8Si4O28Cl
CeCerium
Ce Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6
Ce Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Ce Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
TaTantalum
Ta Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Ta Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3306531

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Ectasian - Paleoproterozoic
1200 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3185169
Paleoproterozoic-Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1200 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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van Wambeke, L. (1965) A study of some niobium-bearing minerals of the Lueshe carbonatite deposit (Kivu, Republic of Congo). Euratom Report 2110, 9-16.
van Wambeke, L. (1978) Kalipyrochlore, a new mineral of the pyrochlore group. American Mineralogist, 63, 528-530.
Maravic, H.V., Morteani, G., and Roethe, G. (1989) The cancrinite-syenite/carbonatite complex of Lueshe, Kivu/NE-Zaire: petrographic and geochemical studies and its economic significance. Journal of African Earth Sciences (and the Middle East), 9(2), 341-355.
Nasraoui, M. and Waerenborgh, J.C. (2001) Fe speciation in weathered pyrochlore-group minerals from the Lueshe and Araxá (Barreiro) carbonatites by 57Fe Mössbauer spectroscopy. Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 1073-1080.
Berger, V.I., Singer, D.A., and Orris, G.J. (2009) Carbonatites of the World. Explored Deposits of Nb and REE - Database and Grade and Tonnage Models. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 09-1139.

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