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Likasi Mine (Panda Mine), Likasi (Jadotville; Jadotstad), Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Likasi Mine (Panda Mine)Mine
Likasi (Jadotville; Jadotstad)- not defined -
Kambove DistrictDistrict
Haut-KatangaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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View of the Likasi-Panda copper mining area, in 1930.

Likasi Mine, Likasi, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
View of the Likasi-Panda copper mining area, in 1930.

Likasi Mine, Likasi, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
View of the Likasi-Panda copper mining area, in 1930.

Likasi Mine, Likasi, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
View of the Likasi-Panda copper mining area, in 1930.

Likasi Mine, Likasi, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
View of the Likasi-Panda copper mining area, in 1930.

Likasi Mine, Likasi, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
View of the Likasi-Panda copper mining area, in 1930.

Likasi Mine, Likasi, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
View of the Likasi-Panda copper mining area, in 1930.

Likasi Mine, Likasi, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
View of the Likasi-Panda copper mining area, in 1930.

Likasi Mine, Likasi, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
11° 0' 15'' South , 26° 44' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Likasi422,414 (2016)2.4km
Kambove36,702 (2016)21.5km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


A copper mine started in 1915 and now abandoned.

Regions containing this locality

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

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Johari, Umba Kyamitala
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
Buttgenbachite (TL)
Formula: Cu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: 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: 573.; Lapis (1992): 17(3), 13-40.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Copper
Formula: Cu
Cornetite ?
Formula: Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Paul De Bondt
Gerhardtite
Formula: Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Reference: 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: 309.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Likasite (TL)
Formula: Cu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Schoep, A., Borchert, W., and Kohler, K. (1955) La likasite Cu12(OH)14(NO3)4(PO4)2, nouveau minéral. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie 78, 84-88. ; Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Dana 6:A2:66.
Paramelaconite
Formula: Cu1+2Cu2+2O3
Reference: Louis Verschueren collection
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Johari, Umba Kyamitala

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Buttgenbachite (TL)3.DA.25Cu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
var: Chalcotrichite4.AA.10Cu2O
Paramelaconite4.AA.15Cu1+2Cu2+2O3
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Gerhardtite5.NB.05Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Likasite (TL)5.ND.05Cu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Cornetite ?8.BE.15Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Miscellaneous
Paramelaconite4.6.4.1Cu1+2Cu2+2O3
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 19 - NITRATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Anhydrous Nitrates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Buttgenbachite (TL)19.1.2.1Cu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
Gerhardtite19.1.1.1Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Likasite (TL)19.1.5.1Cu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
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 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Cornetite ?41.3.2.1Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
-Cu2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ButtgenbachiteCu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
H LikasiteCu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
NNitrogen
N ButtgenbachiteCu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
N LikasiteCu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
N GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
OOxygen
O ButtgenbachiteCu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
O LikasiteCu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O Cuprite (var: Chalcotrichite)Cu2O
O TenoriteCuO
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O ParamelaconiteCu21+Cu22+O3
O CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
SSulfur
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl ButtgenbachiteCu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
CuCopper
Cu ButtgenbachiteCu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
Cu LikasiteCu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu Cuprite (var: Chalcotrichite)Cu2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu ParamelaconiteCu21+Cu22+O3
Cu CornetiteCu3(PO4)(OH)3
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg

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)
Dana 6: A2: 66 (in part).
Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.

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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