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Mashamba West Mine Unknown - need help with ID please
  
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PostPosted: Jan 19, 2024 15:24    Post subject: Mashamba West Mine Unknown - need help with ID please  

I attach two images of Kolwezite with Malachite on Cobaltoan Calcite from the Mashamba West Mine in DRC. There is a whitish to pale yellow species which I am having difficulty identifying. I assume they are one and the same but it may be two separate species. Any suggestions most welcome. Thank you!


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 Mineral: Kolwezite
 Locality:
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi District, Lualaba, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
 Dimensions: FOV= ~15 x 10 mm
 Description:
Pale yellow species can be observed upper left of center on edge of image. Whitish species interspersed throughout.
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 Mineral: Kolwezite
 Locality:
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi District, Lualaba, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
 Dimensions: 40 x 33 x 25 mm
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