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Lakargi Mt., Verkhnechegemskaya caldera (Verkhni Chegem caldera; Upper Chegem caldera), Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Northern Caucasus Region, Russia
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Bitikleite
Lakargi Mt., Verkhnechegemskaya caldera, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Northern Caucasus Region, Russia

Photo: E.Galuskin
Latitude: 43°17'N
Longitude: 43°6'E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): гора Лакарги
 
Xenolites of skarn within ignimbrites.

Mineral List

Afwillite
Aklimaite (TL)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Allophane
Aragonite
Bitikleite (TL)
Böhmite
Brucite
Bultfonteinite
Calcio-Olivine (TL)
Calcite
Chegemite (TL)
Cuspidine
Dzhuluite (TL)
Edgrewite (TL)
Elbrusite (TL)
'Ellestadite'
Ettringite
'Ettringite Group'
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Hematite
Hillebrandite
Hydrocalumite
'Hydrogarnet'
Hydroxylellestadite
Irinarassite (TL)
Jennite
Kerimasite
Kimzeyite
Kumtyubeite (TL)
Lakargiite (TL)
Larnite
Magnesioferrite
Magnesioneptunite (TL)
Megawite (TL)
Pavlovskyite (TL)
Periclase
Perovskite
Plombièrite
Quartz
Reinhardbraunsite
Rondorfite
Rusinovite (TL)
Rustumite
Saponite
'Serpentine Group'
Sphalerite
Spurrite
Srebrodolskite
Sturmanite
Tazheranite
Thaumasite
Toturite (TL)
'Unnamed (Ca-analogue of Humite)'
Usturite (TL)
Vorlanite (TL)
Wadalite
Xonotlite
Zeophyllite


59 entries listed. 52 valid minerals. 17 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Zadov A.E., Gazeyev V.M., Pertsev N.N., Gurbanov A.G., Gobechiya E.R., Yamnova N.A., Chukanov N.V. (2008) Calcioolivine gamma-Ca2SiO4 - an old and new mineral species. - ZVMO, N6, pp. 46-57 (in Rus.).

Galuskin, E. V.; Gazeev, V. M.; Lazic, B.; Armbruster, T.; Galuskina, I. O.; Zadov, A. E.; Pertsev, N. N.; Wrzalik, R.; Dzierzanowski, P.; Gurbanov, A. G. & Bzowska, G. (2009): Chegemite Ca7(SiO4)3(OH)2 a new humite-group calcium mineral from the Northern Caucasus, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia. European Journal of Mineralogy 21, 1045-1059.

Gałuskina, I.O., Gałuskin, E.V., Armbruster, T., Lazić, B., Dzierżanowski, P., Gazeev, V.M, Prusik, K., Pertsev, N.N., Winiarski, A., Zadov, A.E., Wrzalik, R., Gurbanov, A.G. (2010): Bitikleite-(SnAl) and bitikleite-(ZrFe): New garnets from xenoliths of the Upper Chegem volcanic structure, Kabardino-Balkaria, Northern Caucasus, Russia. American Mineralogist 95(7), 959-967.

Galuskina, I.O., Galuskin, E.V., Dzierzanowski, P., Gazeev, V.M., Prusik, K., Pertsev, N.N., Winiarski, A., Zadov, A.E., and Wrzalik, R. (2010): Toturite Ca3Sn2Fe2SiO12 - A new mineral species of the garnet group. American Mineralogist 95(8-9), 1305-1311.

Galuskin, E.V., Galuskina, I.O., Lazic, B., Armbruster, T., Zadov, A.E., Krzykawski, T., Banasik, K., Gazeev, V.M. & Pertsev, N.N. (2011): Rusinovite, Ca10(Si2O7)3Cl2: a new skarn mineral from the Upper Chegem caldera, Kabardino-Balkaria, Northern Caucasus, Russia. Eur. J. Mineral. 23, 837-844.

Galuskin, E.V., Gfeller, F., Savelyeva, V.B., Armbruster, T., Lazic, B., Galuskina, I.O., Többens, D.M., Zadov, A.E., Dzierżanowski, P., Pertsev, N.N., M. Gazeev, V.M. (2012): Pavlovskyite Ca8(SiO4)2(Si3O10) - a new mineral of altered silicate-carbonate xenoliths from the two Russian type localities: Birkhin massif, Baikal Lake area and Upper Chegem caldera, North Caucasus. American Mineralogist, 97, 503-512.

A.E. Zadov, I.V. Pekov, N.V. Zubkova, V.M. Gazeev, N.V. Chukanov, V.O. Yapaskurt, P.M. Kartasheov, E.V. Galuskin, I.O. Galuskina, N.N. Pertsev,
A.G. Gurbanov, D.Yu. Pushcharovsky, 2012, Aklimaite, Ca4[Si2O5(OH)2](OH)4 ⋅ 5H2O, A New Natural Hydrosilicate from Mount Lakargi, the Northern Caucasus, Russia published in Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 2012, No. 2, pp. 21–31.

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