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Sample n° 4195

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
CHALCOCITE Cu2S sulfides and sulfosalts sulfides major
COVELLITE CuS sulfides and sulfosalts sulfides major
GALENA PbS sulfides and sulfosalts sulfides major
SPHALERITE ZnS sulfides and sulfosalts sulfides major
CERUSSITE Pb(CO3) carbonates - minor
COPPER Cu native elements - minor
GOETHITE FeO(OH) oxides and hydroxides - minor
SILVER Ag native elements - minor
Description
Description: galena-dominated fragments, with associated other minerals
Origin
  • Country: Congo (RDC)
  • Region: Katanga
  • Locality: Kipushi
Specification
  • Donors: CSK
    Donation year: 1954
  • Sampling year:
    Registration date:
  • Quantity: 3 + 2 tube
    Size: 2
  • Dimension code 1>2>3: 3
    Quality code 1>2>3: 1
  • Holotype: no
    Paratype: no
    Radioactive: no
  • Thin section: yes
    Chemical analysis: yes
    X-Ray spectra: no