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Saléeite from
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Saléeite
Formula:Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Thoreau, J. and Vaes, J.-F. (1932): La saléeite, nouveau minéral uranifère. Bulletin de la société belge de géologie, paléontologie et hydrologie, 42, 96-100.; PIRET, P. et DELIENS, M. (1980): Nouvelles données sur la saléeite holotype de Shinkolobwe . Bulletin de Minéralogie, 103, 630-632; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 989.; Mrose (1950) American Mineralogist: 35: 525.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Dewindtite
Torbernite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Kasolite3 photos of Saléeite associated with Kasolite at this locality.
Wulfenite1 photo of Saléeite associated with Wulfenite at this locality.
Becquerelite1 photo of Saléeite associated with Becquerelite at this locality.
Torbernite1 photo of Saléeite associated with Torbernite at this locality.
Masuyite1 photo of Saléeite associated with Masuyite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Saléeite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Nearest other occurrences of Saléeite
125.1km (77.7 miles) A Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
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