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ID number:  BIRUG 105784
Institution:  The Lapworth Museum of Geology
Named collection:  Zambian Copper Belt
Definition:  Chalcopyrite; Carrollite; Bornite
Object type:  Sulphide
Place collected:  Zambia; Kalulushi; Chibuluma West Mine
Chronostratigraphy:  Precambrian

Description:  Heavy block of grey metamorphosed sediment bearing a high proportion of brassy/yellow chalcopyrite and silvery carrollite plus a small amount of iridescent bornite. In black on a white paint ground label reads "CWV." Descriptive list from Roan Consolidated Mines Limited in Box 1 states "CWV. Mainly chalcopyrite and carrollite with minor bornite. Specimen from basement boulder bed."

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