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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Schoepite
Formula:(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Comments:Also as pseudomorphs after rutherfordine (Deliens, 1996).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References: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.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Rutherfordine12 photos of Schoepite associated with Rutherfordine at this locality.
Malachite12 photos of Schoepite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Cuprosklodowskite8 photos of Schoepite associated with Cuprosklodowskite at this locality.
Metatorbernite2 photos of Schoepite associated with Metatorbernite at this locality.
Torbernite2 photos of Schoepite associated with Torbernite at this locality.
Vandenbrandeite2 photos of Schoepite associated with Vandenbrandeite at this locality.
Chrysocolla1 photo of Schoepite associated with Chrysocolla at this locality.
Soddyite1 photo of Schoepite associated with Soddyite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Schoepite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
Photo GalleryView Gallery (17 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Schoepite
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
 
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