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Shangulowé Mine, Kambove District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 10° 48' 27'' South , 26° 34' 16'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -10.80750,26.57111
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Katanga Copper Crescent
Other regions containing this locality:Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
Central Africa


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

The locality produced the best baryte crystal clusters in Congo.

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

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.

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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: Katangan - Lufilian Arc

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)

Pendeville, J.-M. (1998): Courrier. Le Règne Minéral. 22, 21.

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