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Kasolite from
Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Kasolite
Formula:Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Comments:Also as pseudomorphs after demesmaekerite (Deliens, 1996).
Habit:Sender terminated crystals.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Daltry, V.D.C. (1992) The Type Mineralogy Of Africa: Zaire. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 115(1), 33-62.;
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).;
Wilson, W.E. (2018) The Musonoi mine, Kolwezi District, Lualaba Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mineralogical Record, 49(2), 236-304.;
http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Torbernite61 photos of Kasolite associated with Torbernite at this locality.
Malachite34 photos of Kasolite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Wulfenite19 photos of Kasolite associated with Wulfenite at this locality.
Cuprosklodowskite15 photos of Kasolite associated with Cuprosklodowskite at this locality.
Vandenbrandeite6 photos of Kasolite associated with Vandenbrandeite at this locality.
Demesmaekerite4 photos of Kasolite associated with Demesmaekerite at this locality.
Guilleminite4 photos of Kasolite associated with Guilleminite at this locality.
Metatorbernite3 photos of Kasolite associated with Metatorbernite at this locality.
Sklodowskite2 photos of Kasolite associated with Sklodowskite at this locality.
Digenite2 photos of Kasolite associated with Digenite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Kasolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
Photo GalleryView Gallery (49 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Kasolite
3.4km (2.1 miles) KOV Open cut (Kamoto-Oliveira-Virgule Open cut), Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
40.6km (25.2 miles) Kalongwe deposit, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
56.1km (34.9 miles) Kasompi Mine (Menda Mine; Kasompi Hill), Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
93.6km (58.1 miles) Swambo Hill, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
 
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