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Demesmaekerite from
Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Demesmaekerite
Formula:Pb2Cu5(UO2)2(SeO3)6(OH)6 · 2H2O
Colour:olive green
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Cesbron, F., Bachet, B., Oosterbosch, R. (1965) La demesmaekerite, sélénite hydraté d'uranium, cuivre et plomb. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 88(3), 422-425.;
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).;
Wilson, W.E. (2018) The Musonoi mine, Kolwezi District, Lualaba Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mineralogical Record, 49(2), 236-304.;
http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Malachite14 photos of Demesmaekerite associated with Malachite at this locality.
Derriksite8 photos of Demesmaekerite associated with Derriksite at this locality.
Chalcomenite8 photos of Demesmaekerite associated with Chalcomenite at this locality.
Guilleminite6 photos of Demesmaekerite associated with Guilleminite at this locality.
Kasolite4 photos of Demesmaekerite associated with Kasolite at this locality.
Digenite2 photos of Demesmaekerite associated with Digenite at this locality.
Vandenbrandeite2 photos of Demesmaekerite associated with Vandenbrandeite at this locality.
Trogtalite1 photo of Demesmaekerite associated with Trogtalite at this locality.
Cobaltomenite1 photo of Demesmaekerite associated with Cobaltomenite at this locality.
Marthozite1 photo of Demesmaekerite associated with Marthozite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Demesmaekerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
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