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Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche), Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
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Latitude: 44°32'N
Longitude: 135°30'E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Дальнегорск (бывший Тетюхе)
 
A famous mining region in eastern Russia, 300 km north east of Vladivostok. The name "Tetyukhe" (meaning "valley of the wild pigs") is the old Chinese name for Dalnegorsk and can be encountered on a few old mineral labels.

The region is comprised of 9 different deposits.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Actinolite
Adamite
var: Cuprian Adamite
Alabandite
Albite
Allargentum
Altaite
Anatase
'Andorite'
Andradite
Anglesite
Antimony
'Apatite'
'Apophyllite'
Aragonite
Arsenic
Arsenolite
Arsenopyrite
Aurichalcite
Axinite-(Fe)
'Axinite Group'
Axinite-(Mn)
Azurite
Baryte
Beudantite
Bismuth
Bismutite
Bornite
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Brochantite
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
Carrollite
Cassiterite
Cerussite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcophanite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
Clausthalite
Clinochlore
var: Pennine

Clinozoisite
Copper
Cosalite
Covellite
Cubanite
Cummingtonite
Cuprite
Danburite
Datolite
Diaphorite
Dickite
Diopside
Dolomite
Domeykite
Dussertite
Epidote
Erythrite
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Fluorite
Freibergite
Galena
Galenobismutite
Gersdorffite
Goethite
Gold
Graphite
Greenalite
Grossular
Gypsum
Hedenbergite
Hedleyite
Hematite
Hemimorphite
Hessite
'Heulandite'
Hisingerite
Hydrozincite
Ilmenite
Ilvaite
Jamesonite
Jarosite
Johannsenite
'Joséite'
Kutnohorite
Laumontite
Lepidocrocite
'Leucoxene'
Lillianite
'Limonite'
Linnaeite
Litharge
Löllingite
Ludwigite
Luzonite
Magnesioferrite
Magnetite
Malachite
Manganogrunerite
Marcasite
Margarite
Matildite
Melanterite
Miargyrite
Millerite
Mimetite
Minium
Montmorillonite
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Nontronite
'Olivine'
Opal
Orthoclase
Owyheeite
Palygorskite
Phlogopite
Plumbojarosite
Polybasite
Prehnite
Proustite
'Pumpellyite'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Amethyst
var: Blue Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Rutile
Safflorite
Saponite
Scheelite
Scolecite
Scorodite
Sénarmontite
Sepiolite
Siderite
Siderophyllite
Silver
Skutterudite
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
Spinel
Stannite
Stephanite
Sternbergite
Stibarsen
Stibnite
Stilbite-Ca
Stilpnomelane
Talc
Tellurite
Tellurobismuthite
Tennantite
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Thometzekite
Thomsonite-Ca
Titanite
Topaz
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Valentinite
Valleriite
Vesuvianite
Vonsenite
Weddellite
Whewellite
Willemite
Wittichenite
Wollastonite
Wurtzite
Zincolivenite
Zinkenite
Zircon
Zoisite


226 entries listed. 166 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

- Blagodareva, N. S. (1977): Minor minerals of sulfide ores in the Dal'negorsk Region. Geokhim. Vulkano-Plutonicheskikh Assots. Endog. Mestorozhd. Dal'nego Vostoka 1977, 69-72.
- Smirnov, V.I. (1977): Geology of Mineral Deposits, 173-174.
- Smirnov, V.I. (1979): Ore Deposits of the USSR, Vol II, 182-189.
- Malinko S.V., Dubinchuk V,T., Nosenko N.A. (1990) Native bismuth in datolite ores of Dl'negorsk boron deposit, - Mineralogicheskii Zhurnal, v.14, N 1, pp. 42-52 (in Rus.).
- Michael Hamet et al. (1992): Die Blei-Zink- und Bor Lagerstätte Dalnegorsk in Ostsiberien. Mineralienwelt 6/92.
- Lisitsyn, A.E. & Malinko, S.V. (1994): Dalnegorsk Boron Deposit a Unique Mineralogical Object. World of Stones 4/94
- Simanenko L.F., Ratkin V.V., Pakhomova V.A. (1994) Native minerals of arsenic group in skarn ores of Dal'negorsk borosilicate deposit (the South of Far East of Russia), - Tikhookeanskaya geologiya, N2, p.39-45 (in Rus.)
- Moroshkin V. V. and Frishman, N. I. (2001): Dalnegorsk: Notes on mineralogy. Mineralogical Almanac, Vol. 4, 128 pp.
- The Mineralogical Record (2001): 32: 3.
- Praszkier, T. and Siuda, R. (2006). "Un voyage à Dalnegorsk - Monts Sikhote-Alin, Primorié, Russie." Le Règne Minéral(68), 22-49.
- Richards, R.P., Wilson, M. L. & De Graf, M. (2009): Twinned datolite from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia. Mineralogical Record. 40: 127-129

- http://giantcrystals.strahlen.org/asia/dalnegorsk.htm

External Links

http://geo.web.ru/druza/L-Dalnegor.htm A lot of photos (samples from different collections) and maps (in Russian)

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