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Coal mine No. 45, Kopeisk, Chelyabinsk coal basin, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia

Coal mine No. 45, Kopeisk, Chelyabinsk coal basin, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia

Photo: C. Stefano '08
Spontaneous fires occur on many coal dumps and are known to rage for many years or decades, forming many rare high-temperature minerals.
Ref.: http://maurice.strahlen.org/ural/srednji.htm

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Amphibole Supergroup
Dmisteinbergite (TL)
Rorisite (TL)
Svyatoslavite (TL)

30 entries listed. 12 valid minerals. 3 type localities (valid minerals).

Localities in this Region

  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Chelyabinsk coal basin

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