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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:'Tennantite' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:Cu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
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).;
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:
Renierite9 photos of Tennantite associated with Renierite at this locality.
Briartite8 photos of Tennantite associated with Briartite at this locality.
Sphalerite6 photos of Tennantite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Quartz5 photos of Tennantite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Chalcopyrite4 photos of Tennantite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Germanite3 photos of Tennantite associated with Germanite at this locality.
Gallite3 photos of Tennantite associated with Gallite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tennantite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kipushi Mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Nearest other occurrences of Tennantite
71.1km (44.2 miles) Lombe Zn-Pb-Cu deposit, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
 
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