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Pseudomalachite from
M'sesa Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Pseudomalachite
Formula:Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Braithwaite, R.S.W., Ryback, G. (1994) Reichenbachite from Cornwall and Portugal. Mineralogical Magazine, 58(392), 449-454.;
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 Based on Photo Data:
Malachite1 photo of Pseudomalachite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Libethenite1 photo of Pseudomalachite associated with Libethenite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pseudomalachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view M'sesa Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Photo GalleryView Gallery (7 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Pseudomalachite
3.6km (2.2 miles) Kambove Principal Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
16.7km (10.4 miles) Kalabi Mine, Luambo, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
22.7km (14.1 miles) Likasi Mine (Panda Mine), Likasi (Jadotville; Jadotstad), Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
22.9km (14.2 miles) Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
25.0km (15.5 miles) Kakanda deposit, Kambove District, Lualaba, DR Congo
25.1km (15.6 miles) Shituru Mine, Likasi (Jadotville; Jadotstad), Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
25.7km (16.0 miles) Kakanda North Mine, Kakanda deposit, Kambove District, Lualaba, DR Congo
78.4km (48.7 miles) Kasompi Mine (Menda Mine; Kasompi Hill), Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
 
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