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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit:Botryoidal/mammillary masses, stalactitic masses.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.;
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).
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chrysocolla105 photos of Malachite associated with Chrysocolla at this locality.
Cornetite56 photos of Malachite associated with Cornetite at this locality.
Heterogenite11 photos of Malachite associated with Heterogenite at this locality.
Cobaltoan Dolomite5 photos of Malachite associated with Cobaltoan Dolomite at this locality.
Conichalcite4 photos of Malachite associated with Conichalcite at this locality.
Tenorite3 photos of Malachite associated with Tenorite at this locality.
Chalcocite2 photos of Malachite associated with Chalcocite at this locality.
Pseudomalachite1 photo of Malachite associated with Pseudomalachite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view L'Etoile du Congo Mine (Star of the Congo Mine; Kalukuluku Mine), Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Photo GalleryView Gallery (148 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Malachite
4.7km (2.9 miles) Ruashi Mine, Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
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20.7km (12.9 miles) Luiswishi Mine, Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
22.6km (14.0 miles) Kiswishi, Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
30.2km (18.8 miles) Kinsevere mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
33.5km (20.8 miles) Lupoto Mine, Kakumba, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
40.5km (25.2 miles) Kipushi Mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
54.0km (33.6 miles) Kimbwe Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
81.0km (50.3 miles) Luishia Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
87.1km (54.1 miles) Konkola Mine, Chililabombwe, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
 
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