Prospect in Katanga, Congo (Kinshasa) with commodities Copper, Cobalt

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10400568
Record type Deposit
Current site name Kananga
Included sites Kananga West

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: 25.4588, -10.6892 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
Congo (Kinshasa) Katanga


Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Cobalt Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Malachite Ore
Heterogenite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate
    Rock unit name Mines Sequence, Roan division of Katangan Supergroup (Lower Roan)

Nearby scientific data

(1) 25.4588, -10.6892

Comments on the geologic information

  • The new model type will be Redbed-associated stratabound copper deposit-Reduced-facies carbonate ecaille

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Significant Yes

Reference information

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    2011, Central African Copperbelt: U.S. Geological Survey SIR

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 06-JUN-11 Causey, J. Douglas U.S. Geological Survey