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Malachite from
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit:"primary" style crystals.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Lhoest, Joseph J., Gauthier, Gilbert, King, Vandall T. (1991) Famous Mineral Localities: The Mashamba West Mine, Shaba, Zaire. Mineralogical Record, 22(1), 13-20, 28.;
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).;
http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Baryte
Chrysocolla
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chrysocolla51 photos of Malachite associated with Chrysocolla at this locality.
Cuprite30 photos of Malachite associated with Cuprite at this locality.
Calcite30 photos of Malachite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Metatyuyamunite26 photos of Malachite associated with Metatyuyamunite at this locality.
Cobaltoan Dolomite13 photos of Malachite associated with Cobaltoan Dolomite at this locality.
Baryte7 photos of Malachite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Cobaltoan Calcite6 photos of Malachite associated with Cobaltoan Calcite at this locality.
Heterogenite5 photos of Malachite associated with Heterogenite at this locality.
Carnotite4 photos of Malachite associated with Carnotite at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Malachite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
Photo GalleryView Gallery (152 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Malachite
1.5km (0.9 miles) Dikuluwe Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
3.5km (2.2 miles) Kamoto Principal Mine (Kamoto Fond Mine; Kamoto Mine), Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
4.0km (2.5 miles) Kamoto Principal Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
4.9km (3.0 miles) Kamoto East Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
6.0km (3.7 miles) KOV Open cut (Kamoto-Oliveira-Virgule Open cut), Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
8.6km (5.3 miles) Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
18.8km (11.7 miles) Mutoshi Mine (Ruwe Mine), Mutoshi (Ruwe), Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
35.2km (21.8 miles) Tilwezembe, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
52.7km (32.7 miles) Kansuki Cu-Co deposit, Kisamfu, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
63.0km (39.1 miles) Kasompi Mine (Menda Mine; Kasompi Hill), Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
 
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