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

Englisch name

Mambilima Mine, Tenke-Fungurume area, Lualaba, DR Congo

Kind of Exposure

Quarry (active)


Cu- und Co-Erze.

GPS Coordinates



WGS 84: 
Lat.: 10.621467° S, 
Long: 26.235266° E
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 10° 37' 17.281" S,
   Long: 26° 14' 6.958" E
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Shortened path specification

Mambilima, Tenke-Fungurume Gebiet, Kolwezi, Lualaba, Katanga, CD
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Additional Functions

Minerals (Count: 12)

Rocks (Count: 1)

External Databases

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.