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Shamitumba (Chamibumba), Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Shamitumba (Chamibumba)- not defined -
Shinkolobwe- not defined -
Kambove DistrictDistrict
Haut-KatangaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 10° 58' 4'' South , 26° 35' 25'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -10.96778,26.59028
GeoHash:G#: kw4ct56kn
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


Cu-Co deposit worked from an open cut during the 1930's and 1940's.

NOTE: "Chamibumba" is a misnomer.

Regions containing this locality

Central Africa

Region - 525 mineral species & varietal names listed

Katanga, DR Congo

Province (Historical) - 0 mineral species & varietal names listed

Katanga Copper Crescent, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

275 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Gauthier, G. & Deliens, M. (1999): Cobalt minerals of the Katanga Crescent, Congo. Mineralogical Record 30 (4): 255-273
Julienite (TL)
Formula: Na2[Co(SCN)4] · 8H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Schoep, A. and V. Billiet (1935) Contribution à l’étude du réseau de la julienite [Na2Co(CSN)4 •8H2O]. Zeits. Krist., 91, 229–234 (in French); Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1106; Mereiter, K. and A. Preisinger (1982) Acta Crystallographica (1982): B38: 1084-1088.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 10 - Organic Compounds
'Julienite' (TL)10.AD.05Na2[Co(SCN)4] · 8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 50 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
Mellitates, Citrates, Cyanates, Acetates and Formates
Julienite (TL)50.2.3.1Na2[Co(SCN)4] · 8H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H JulieniteNa2[Co(SCN)4] · 8H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C JulieniteNa2[Co(SCN)4] · 8H2O
NNitrogen
N JulieniteNa2[Co(SCN)4] · 8H2O
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O JulieniteNa2[Co(SCN)4] · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na JulieniteNa2[Co(SCN)4] · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S JulieniteNa2[Co(SCN)4] · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CoCobalt
Co JulieniteNa2[Co(SCN)4] · 8H2O

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3192935
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Cryogenian
635 - 720 Ma



ID: 3311659

Age: Cryogenian (635 - 720 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Schoep, A. (1928) Over Juliëniet, een nieuw mineraal. Natuurwetenschappelijk Tijdschrift, Antwerp: 10: 58. (in Dutch).
Schoep, A. and Billiet, V. (1935) Contribution à l’étude du réseau de la julienite [Na2Co(CSN)4 •8H2O]. Zeits. Krist., 91, 229–234 (in French).
Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1106.
Mereiter, K. and Preisinger, A. (1982) The structure of sodium tetraisothiocyanatocobaltate(II) octahydrate Na2[Co(NCS)4].8H2O. Acta Crystallographica (1982): B38: 1084-1088.
Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.


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