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Pyrite from
Kansanshi Mine, Solwezi, North-Western Province, Zambia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
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.; Jacobs T, Becker M, Kalichini M, Greyling L, Reid D (2014) Process mineralogical characterization of copper ores from Kansanshi Mine, Zambia. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 114; Jacobs, T. T. (2016). Process mineralogical characterisation of the Kansanshi copper ore, NW Zambia (Masters thesis, University of Cape Town).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kansanshi Mine, Solwezi, North-Western Province, Zambia
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
25.7km (16.0 miles) Kamiaba, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
42.9km (26.7 miles) Lombe Zn-Pb-Cu deposit, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
95.7km (59.5 miles) Kipushi Mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
 
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