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ID number:  BIRUG 107126
Institution:  The Lapworth Museum of Geology
Named collection:  Zambian Copper Belt
Definition:  Malachite; Chrysocolla; Cupriferous Wad
Object type:  Carbonate; Silicate; Oxide
Place collected:  Zambia; Kalengwa Mine
Chronostratigraphy:  Precambrian; ?Kalengwa

Description:  Slab of green/pink conglomerate green malachite. Attached label reads "K4 Mineralised conglomerate Medium grade ore (5-6% Cu). Malachite Chrysocolla Cupriferous wad & iron oxides Kalengwa Open Pit. Zambia. Pres by Roan Consol Mines 22.8.72." Attached descriptive list from Roan Consolidated Mines Limited states "K4 Medium garde ore sample. Conglomerate containing Malachite Chrysocolla Cupriferous wad & iron oxides assaying probably 5-6% total copper)." Wad is early miners term includes managnese oxides.

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