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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Comments:Often cobalt-bearing.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Daltry, V.D.C. (1992) The Type Mineralogy Of Africa: Zaire. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 115(1), 33-62.;
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.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Kasolite34 photos of Malachite associated with Kasolite at this locality.
Cuprosklodowskite27 photos of Malachite associated with Cuprosklodowskite at this locality.
Torbernite22 photos of Malachite associated with Torbernite at this locality.
Vandenbrandeite17 photos of Malachite associated with Vandenbrandeite at this locality.
Demesmaekerite14 photos of Malachite associated with Demesmaekerite at this locality.
Guilleminite14 photos of Malachite associated with Guilleminite at this locality.
Schoepite12 photos of Malachite associated with Schoepite at this locality.
Cobaltoan Calcite9 photos of Malachite associated with Cobaltoan Calcite at this locality.
Heterogenite9 photos of Malachite associated with Heterogenite at this locality.
Derriksite7 photos of Malachite associated with Derriksite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Musonoi Mine (Musonoi Extension Mine), Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
Photo GalleryView Gallery (16 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Malachite
3.4km (2.1 miles) KOV Open cut (Kamoto-Oliveira-Virgule Open cut), Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
4.2km (2.6 miles) Kamoto East Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
5.5km (3.4 miles) Kamoto Principal Open cut, Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
5.6km (3.5 miles) Kamoto Principal Mine (Kamoto Fond Mine; Kamoto Mine), Kamoto, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
8.6km (5.3 miles) Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
10.0km (6.2 miles) Dikuluwe Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
10.6km (6.6 miles) Mutoshi Mine (Ruwe Mine), Mutoshi (Ruwe), Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
27.3km (17.0 miles) Tilwezembe, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
44.3km (27.5 miles) Kansuki Cu-Co deposit, Kisamfu, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
56.1km (34.9 miles) Kasompi Mine (Menda Mine; Kasompi Hill), Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo
 
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