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Shangulowé Mine, Kambove District, Lualaba, DR Congoi
Regional Level Types
Shangulowé MineMine (Inactive)
Kambove District- not defined -
LualabaProvince
DR CongoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
10° 48' 26'' South , 26° 34' 15'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Inactive) - last checked 2019
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kambove36,702 (2016)7.9km
Likasi422,414 (2016)26.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent; Zaïre


Cu-Co deposit worked from an open cut. Located 10 km NW of Kambove.

The locality produced the best baryte crystal clusters in Congo.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).; Pendeville, J.-M. (1998) Courrier. Le Règne Minéral, 22, 21.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
'Bisbeeite'
Formula: (Cu,Mg)SiO3·nH2O
Reference: A. M. I. Martins collection
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Van King
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: http://www.irocks.com/render.html?id=TUC115-221
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Van King
Dolomite var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
Formula: (Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]; Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Plancheite
Formula: Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.; Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Shattuckite
Formula: Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Reference: Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite5.AB.10(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Dioptase9.CJ.30CuSiO3 · H2O
Plancheite9.DB.35Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Shattuckite9.DB.40Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bisbeeite'-(Cu,Mg)SiO3·nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Dioptase61.1.3.1CuSiO3 · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Shattuckite65.1.7.1Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Ca subgroup
Plancheite66.2.1.1Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Bisbeeite'-(Cu,Mg)SiO3·nH2O
Dolomite
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
-(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
H DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Bisbeeite(Cu,Mg)SiO3·nH2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
O DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
O Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Bisbeeite(Cu,Mg)SiO3·nH2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CupriteCu2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Mg Bisbeeite(Cu,Mg)SiO3·nH2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Si DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Si ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Si Bisbeeite(Cu,Mg)SiO3·nH2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CoCobalt
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
Co Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu PlancheiteCu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Cu DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ShattuckiteCu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu Bisbeeite(Cu,Mg)SiO3·nH2O
Cu CupriteCu2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.
Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).
Pendeville, J.-M. (1998) Courrier. Le Règne Minéral, 22, 21.

External Links

http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf (information on a number of mines in Katanga, in Dutch)

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
DR Congo

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