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Cornetite from
L'Etoile du Congo Mine (Star of the Congo Mine; Kalukuluku Mine), Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Cornetite
Formula:Cu3(PO4)(OH)3
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 176 & 790.;
http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Heterogenite
Malachite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Malachite56 photos of Cornetite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Chrysocolla42 photos of Cornetite associated with Chrysocolla at this locality.
Heterogenite15 photos of Cornetite associated with Heterogenite at this locality.
Libethenite12 photos of Cornetite associated with Libethenite at this locality.
Pseudomalachite10 photos of Cornetite associated with Pseudomalachite at this locality.
Chalcocite2 photos of Cornetite associated with Chalcocite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cornetite data
Locality Data:Click here to view L'Etoile du Congo Mine (Star of the Congo Mine; Kalukuluku Mine), Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Nearest other occurrences of Cornetite
20.7km (12.9 miles) Luiswishi Mine, Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
 
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