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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Marthozite
Formula:Cu2+(UO2)3(SeO3)2O2 · 8H2O
Colour:olive green
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Cesbron, Fabien, Oosterbosch, R., Pierrot, Roland (1969) Une nouvelle espèce minérale : la marthozite. Uranyl˗sélénite de cuivre hydraté. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 92(3), 278-283.;
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:
Guilleminite7 photos of Marthozite associated with Guilleminite at this locality.
Malachite3 photos of Marthozite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Demesmaekerite1 photo of Marthozite associated with Demesmaekerite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Marthozite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
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