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

Locality type:Mine
Validity:Believed Valid
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.;
Nenasheva, S. (2003) New Data on Minerals, 38: 41-44.;
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:
Renierite7 photos of Sphalerite associated with Renierite at this locality.
Chalcopyrite6 photos of Sphalerite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Tennantite6 photos of Sphalerite associated with Tennantite at this locality.
Briartite4 photos of Sphalerite associated with Briartite at this locality.
Germanite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Germanite at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Gallite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Gallite at this locality.
Wurtzite2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Wurtzite at this locality.
Bornite1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Bornite at this locality.
Arsenopyrite1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Arsenopyrite at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kipushi Mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
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Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
71.1km (44.2 miles) Lombe Zn-Pb-Cu deposit, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
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