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Ludjibaite from
Ludjiba Mts, Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

Locality type:Mountain Range
Classification
Species:Ludjibaite
Formula:Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Piret, P., Deliens, M. (1988) Description de la ludjibaïte, un polymorphe de la pseudomalachite, Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4. Bulletin de Minéralogie, 111(2), 167-171.;
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).
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Libethenite
Pseudomalachite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pseudomalachite1 photo of Ludjibaite associated with Pseudomalachite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Ludjibaite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ludjiba Mts, Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
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