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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Smithsonite
Formula:ZnCO3
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Piret, P., Deliens, M., Piret-Meunier, J. (1985) Occurrence and crystal structure of kipushite, a new copper-zinc phosphate from Kipushi, Zaire. Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 35-42.;
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).;
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:
Aurichalcite6 photos of Smithsonite associated with Aurichalcite at this locality.
Hemimorphite2 photos of Smithsonite associated with Hemimorphite at this locality.
Copper1 photo of Smithsonite associated with Copper at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Smithsonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kipushi Mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Photo GalleryView Gallery (6 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Smithsonite
71.1km (44.2 miles) Lombe Zn-Pb-Cu deposit, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
 
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