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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Metatorbernite
Formula:Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Frost, R. L., Erickson, K. L., Carmody, O., & Weier, M. L. (2005). Near-infrared spectroscopy of torbernites and metatorbernites. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 61(4), 749-754.; Wilson, W. E. (2018) The Musonoi mine, Kolwezi District, Lualaba Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mineralogical Record 49:236-304
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Torbernite4 photos of Metatorbernite associated with Torbernite at this locality.
Kasolite3 photos of Metatorbernite associated with Kasolite at this locality.
Wulfenite3 photos of Metatorbernite associated with Wulfenite at this locality.
Malachite3 photos of Metatorbernite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Schoepite2 photos of Metatorbernite associated with Schoepite at this locality.
Masuyite1 photo of Metatorbernite associated with Masuyite at this locality.
Cuprosklodowskite1 photo of Metatorbernite associated with Cuprosklodowskite at this locality.
Derriksite1 photo of Metatorbernite associated with Derriksite at this locality.
Demesmaekerite1 photo of Metatorbernite associated with Demesmaekerite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Metatorbernite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
Photo GalleryView Gallery (15 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Metatorbernite
3.4km (2.1 miles) KOV Open cut (Kamoto-Oliveira-Virgule Open cut), Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
4.2km (2.6 miles) Kamoto East Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
8.6km (5.3 miles) Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
40.6km (25.2 miles) Kalongwe deposit, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
93.6km (58.1 miles) Swambo Hill, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
 
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