Tenke Lagerstätte


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

Englisch name

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

Kind of Exposure

Quarry (active)


Cu-Co Vererzungen in silifiziertem Dolomit.

GPS Coordinates

Tenke Lagerstätte

Tenke Lagerstätte

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 10.58° S, 
Long: 26.15333333° E
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 10° 34' 48" S,
   Long: 26° 9' 12" E
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Tenke Lagerstätte, Tenke-Fungurume Gebiet, Kolwezi, Lualaba, Katanga, CD
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Minerals (Count: 18)

Rocks (Count: 2)

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Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003). Sediment-Hosted Copper Deposits of the World: Deposit Models and Database. USGS Open-File Rep. 03-107.
  • 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.