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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Plancheite
Formula:Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4 · H2O
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Cuprite
Malachite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cuprite2 photos of Plancheite associated with Cuprite at this locality.
Chrysocolla1 photo of Plancheite associated with Chrysocolla at this locality.
Malachite1 photo of Plancheite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Plancheite data
Locality Data:Click here to view M'sesa Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Nearest other occurrences of Plancheite
3.6km (2.2 miles) A Kambove Principal Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
4.6km (2.9 miles) B Kamoya South II Mine (Kamoya Sud Mine; Kamoya South Mine), Kamoya, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
6.1km (3.8 miles) C Shangulowé Mine, Kambove District, Lualaba, DR Congo
24.6km (15.3 miles) D Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
54.5km (33.8 miles) E Mindingi Mine (Mindigi Mine), Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
117.2km (72.8 miles) F Lukuni Mine, Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
118.5km (73.7 miles) G Mutoshi Mine (Ruwe Mine), Mutoshi (Ruwe), Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
126.7km (78.8 miles) H Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
130.9km (81.3 miles) I Kamoto East Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
135.0km (83.9 miles) J Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
138.7km (86.2 miles) K Kansanshi Mine, Solwezi, North-Western Province, Zambia
248.7km (154.5 miles) L Fitula Mine, Chingola, Copperbelt, Zambia
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