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Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche), Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 32' North , 135° 30' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.5333333333, 135.5
Name(s) in local language(s):Дальнегорск (бывший Тетюхе)
Other regions containing this locality:Asia


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

'Garnet'

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

Pyroxmangite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Amethyst

var: Blue Quartz

var: Ferruginous Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Rutile

Safflorite

Saponite

Scheelite

Scolecite

Scorodite

Senarmontite

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


169 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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