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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:Kampunzu, A.B., Cailteux, J.L.H., Kamona, A.F., Intiomale, M.M., and Melcher, F. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 263-297.; 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.
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
Nearest other occurrences of Smithsonite
71.1km (44.2 miles) A Lombe Zn-Pb-Cu deposit, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
204.5km (127.1 miles) B Kengere Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
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