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Mutanda Mine

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Demokratische Republik Kongo / Katanga (Shaba), Provinz / Lualaba, Distrikt / Kolwezi, Revier / Kolwezi, Stadt / Mutanda Mine

Journey Description

Ca. 35 km O der Stadt Kolwezi.

Englisch name

Mutanda Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo

Exposure description

Tagebau. 3 neue Tagebau seit 2013: East Pit, Central Pit und Central Pit N/W. Größte und wertvollste Co-Lagerstätte der Welt.

Kind of Exposure

Quarry (active)

Geology

Cu-Co Vererzungen. Argillit, silifizierter Dolomit-Schlammstein. Liefert 1/5 der weltweiten Co-Produktion.

Reserven von 2,1 Mio. t Co-Metall.

GPS Coordinates

Mutanda Mine



Mutanda Mine

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 10.78745° S, 
Long: 25.80961° E
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 10° 47' 14.82" S,
   Long: 25° 48' 34.596" E
Local weather information, Macrostrat geological map

Mineralienatlas short URL

https://www.mineralatlas.eu/?l=59569
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Shortened path specification

⚒ Mutanda, Kolwezi, Stadt, Kolwezi, Lualaba, Katanga, CD
Useful for image descriptions and collection inscriptions

Important: Before entering this or any other place of discovery you should have a permission of the operator and/or owner. Likewise it is to be respected that necessary safety precautions are kept during the visit.

Additional Functions

Minerals (Count: 12)

Rocks (Count: 5)

External Databases

mindat.org

https://www.mindat.org/loc-294223.html

External links

Mutanda-Mine.aspx
Mutanda
Wikipedia Mutanda_mine

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Literatur:

  • Glencore (2011). Mineral Expert's report: Mutanda. www.mining-dataonline.com/reports/Mutanda (PDF). 142 S.
  • Porter, M. (2014). CuCo deposits Mutanda, Deziwa, Tilwezembe, Kansuki, Kisanfu and Kalumbwe-Myunga/ Dem Rep.Congo. www.portergeo.com.au/database/mininfo (1485).
  • Weiß, S. u. M. Praeger (2022). Primäre Bildung oder Pseudomorphose? Große Malachit-Kristalle aus Afrika und aus Europa. Lapis, Jg.47, H.12, S.12-26.