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Kipushite from
Kipushi Mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Kipushite
Formula:(Cu,Zn)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6 · H2O
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Piret, P., Deliens, M., and Piret-Meunier, J. (1985) Occurrence and crystal structure of kipushite, a new copper-zinc phosphate from Kipushi, Zaire. Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 35-42. ;
Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.;
http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Hemimorphite
Malachite
Pseudomalachite
Pyromorphite
Reichenbachite
Vauquelinite
Veszelyite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pseudomalachite7 photos of Kipushite associated with Pseudomalachite at this locality.
Reichenbachite5 photos of Kipushite associated with Reichenbachite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Kipushite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kipushi Mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
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