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Mindola pit, Nkana Mine (Rokana Mine), Kitwe, Kitwe, Copperbelt Province, Zambiai
Regional Level Types
Mindola pitPit
Nkana Mine (Rokana Mine)Mine
Kitwe- not defined -
KitweDistrict
Copperbelt ProvinceProvince
ZambiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
12° 46' 24'' South , 28° 9' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kitwe400,914 (2012)6.7km
Kalulushi66,575 (2012)10.3km
Chambishi11,073 (2011)19.4km
Mufulira120,500 (2012)26.4km
Chingola148,564 (2016)40.4km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: USGS Open File Report 81-1666
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Reference: Kamona, A.F., Lévêque, J., Friedrich, G., and Haack, U. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 273-283.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Kamona, A.F., Lévêque, J., Friedrich, G., and Haack, U. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 273-283.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Dan Weinrich photo
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: USGS Open File Report 81-1666
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Habit: pseudo-octahedron, short, stubby, elongated along the a axis
Reference: Korowski, S.P. & Notebaart, C. W. (1978): Libethenite from the Rokana Mine, Zambia. Mineralogical Record. 9 (6): 341-346
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Dan Weinrich photo
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: USGS Open File Report 81-1666
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dan Weinrich photo
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: USGS Open File Report 81-1666
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: USGS Open File Report 81-1666
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: USGS Open File Report 81-1666

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Carrollite2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brannerite4.DH.05UTi2O6
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Brannerite8.3.4.1UTi2O6
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O BranneriteUTi2O6
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O UraniniteUO2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
TiTitanium
Ti BranneriteUTi2O6
VVanadium
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CoCobalt
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
NiNickel
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
CuCopper
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
PbLead
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
UUranium
U BranneriteUTi2O6
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UraniniteUO2

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Korowski, S.P., Notebaart, C.W. (1978) Libethenite from the Rokana Mine, Zambia. Mineralogical Record, 9(6), 341-346.

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