Path to the site

Demokratische Republik Kongo / Katanga (Shaba), Provinz / Lualaba, Distrikt / Kolwezi, Revier / Tenke-Fungurume Gebiet / Kansalawile

Kind of Exposure

Quarry (active)



GPS Coordinates



WGS 84: 
Lat.: 10.615815° S, 
Long: 26.210031° E
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 10° 36' 56.934" S,
   Long: 26° 12' 36.112" E
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Shortened path specification

Kansalawile, Tenke-Fungurume Gebiet, Kolwezi, Lualaba, Katanga, CD
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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: 1)

Subsidiary Pages

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Fay, I. and Barton, M. D. (2012). Alteration and ore distribution in the Proterozoic Mines Series, Tenke-Fungurume Cu–Co district, Democratic Rep. Congo. Min. Depos., 47(5), 501-19.