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Fitula Mine, Chingola, Copperbelt Province, Zambiai
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Fitula MineMine
ChingolaDistrict
Copperbelt ProvinceProvince
ZambiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
12° 40' 54'' South , 27° 55' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chambishi11,073 (2011)15.8km
Chingola148,564 (2016)17.4km
Kalulushi66,575 (2012)26.2km
Kitwe400,914 (2012)34.8km
Chililabombwe57,328 (2012)36.7km


Reduced facies type copper deposit, hosted in Proterozoic sedimentary rocks.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: [J.Ralph collection]
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: No reference listed
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Plancheite
Formula: Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Woodwardite
Formula: Cu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Woodwardite7.DD.35Cu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Plancheite9.DB.35Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O

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
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Woodwardite31.2.2.1Cu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca subgroup
Plancheite66.2.1.1Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
H WoodwarditeCu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
O WoodwarditeCu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al WoodwarditeCu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
SSulfur
S WoodwarditeCu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Cu WoodwarditeCu1-xAlx(OH)2(SO4)x/2 · nH2O

References

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Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., Diggles, M.F. (2003) Sediment-Hosted Copper Deposits of the World: Deposit Models and Database. USGS Open-File Report 03-107.

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