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Uranophane from
Kamoto East Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Uranophane
Formula:Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2•5H2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References: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).;
[Mandarino, 1997]
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Kamotoite-(Y)2 photos of Uranophane associated with Kamotoite-(Y) at this locality.
Astrocyanite-(Ce)2 photos of Uranophane associated with Astrocyanite-(Ce) at this locality.
Uraninite2 photos of Uranophane associated with Uraninite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Uranophane data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kamoto East Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
Nearest other occurrences of Uranophane
1.1km (0.7 miles) KOV Open cut (Kamoto-Oliveira-Virgule Open cut), Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
1.5km (0.9 miles) Kamoto Principal Mine (Kamoto Fond Mine; Kamoto Mine), Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
1.5km (0.9 miles) Kamoto North Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
4.2km (2.6 miles) Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
4.9km (3.0 miles) Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
38.8km (24.1 miles) Kalongwe deposit, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
97.6km (60.6 miles) Swambo Hill, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
 
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