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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Vésigniéite
Formula:BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rocks & Minerals (1989) 64, 505.;
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.;
Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.;
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:Calcite
Duhamelite
Goethite
Malachite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Malachite2 photos of Vésigniéite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Calcite1 photo of Vésigniéite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vésigniéite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
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