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Cobaltoan Calcite from
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Calcite var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Formula:(Ca,Co)CO3
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com;
http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Calcite
Cuprite
Kolwezite
Malachite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Copper9 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Copper at this locality.
Malachite6 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Kolwezite3 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Kolwezite at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Dolomite3 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Calcite2 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Plancheite2 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Plancheite at this locality.
Brochantite1 photo of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Brochantite at this locality.
Heterogenite1 photo of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Heterogenite at this locality.
Cobaltoan Dolomite1 photo of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Cobaltoan Dolomite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cobaltoan Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
Nearest other occurrences of Cobaltoan Calcite
1.5km (0.9 miles) A Dikuluwe Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
4.0km (2.5 miles) B Kamoto Principal Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
8.6km (5.3 miles) C Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
96.2km (59.8 miles) D Mindingi Mine (Mindigi Mine), Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
112.4km (69.8 miles) E Kakanda South Mine, Kakanda deposit, Kambove District, Lualaba, DR Congo
128.0km (79.5 miles) F Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
132.8km (82.5 miles) G Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
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