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Cuprite from
Tenke deposit (incl. Fwalu; Kwatebala; Goma), Tenke-Fungurume area, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo

Locality type:Deposit
Classification
Species:Cuprite
Formula:Cu2O
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:SEM-EDS
References
References:In the collection of Brent Thorne. Acquired from Jason McAvoy who acquired it from an individual operation the mine.
Specimen source:From dealer
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cuprite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tenke deposit (incl. Fwalu; Kwatebala; Goma), Tenke-Fungurume area, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
Nearest other occurrences of Cuprite
32.9km (20.4 miles) A Kakanda deposit, Kambove District, Lualaba, DR Congo
52.2km (32.4 miles) B Shangulowé Mine, Kambove District, Lualaba, DR Congo
57.9km (36.0 miles) C M'sesa Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
64.7km (40.2 miles) D Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
68.1km (42.3 miles) E Kalabi Mine, Luambo, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
68.4km (42.5 miles) F Mutoshi Mine (Ruwe Mine), Mutoshi (Ruwe), Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
78.3km (48.6 miles) G Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
79.8km (49.6 miles) H Likasi Mine (Panda Mine), Likasi (Jadotville; Jadotstad), Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
82.2km (51.0 miles) I Kamoto East Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
83.4km (51.8 miles) J Kamoto Principal Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
83.6km (52.0 miles) K Kamoto Principal Mine (Kamoto Fond Mine; Kamoto Mine), Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
86.8km (54.0 miles) L Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
88.3km (54.9 miles) M Dikuluwe Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
169.6km (105.4 miles) N Kansanshi Mine, Solwezi, North-Western Province, Zambia
177.3km (110.2 miles) O Kipushi Mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
177.4km (110.2 miles) P Kinsevere mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
230.8km (143.4 miles) Q Luamata, Kabompo District, North-Western Province, Zambia
270.8km (168.3 miles) R Konkola Mine, Chililabombwe, Copperbelt, Zambia
285.7km (177.5 miles) S Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Chingola, Copperbelt, Zambia
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