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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Molybdenite
Formula:MoS2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Chabu, M. (1995) The Geochemistry Of Phlogopite And Chlorite From The Kipushi Zn-Pb-Cu Deposit, Shaba, Zaire. Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 547-558.;
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).;
Kamona, A.F., Lévêque, J., Friedrich, G., Haack, U. (1999) Lead isotopes of the carbonate-hosted Kabwe, Tsumeb, and Kipushi Pb-Zn-Cu sulphide deposits in relation to Pan African orogenesis in the Damaran-Lufilian Fold Belt of Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 34, 273-283.;
Kampunzu, A.B., Cailteux, J.L.H., Kamona, A.F., Intiomale, M.M., Melcher, F. (2009) Sediment-hosted Zn–Pb–Cu deposits in the Central African Copperbelt. Ore Geology Reviews, 35, 263-297.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Bornite1 photo of Molybdenite associated with Bornite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Molybdenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kipushi Mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Nearest other occurrences of Molybdenite
75.8km (47.1 miles) Musoshi Mine, Musoshi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
95.7km (59.5 miles) Kansanshi Mine, Solwezi, North-Western Province, Zambia
 
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