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Kovdor Zheleznyi Mine (Iron Mine), Kovdor Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
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Latitude: 67°33'N
Longitude: 30°30'E
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Железный рудник, Ковдорский массив, Мурманская область
 

Mineral List

Andradite
var: Demantoid
'Apatite'
Baddeleyite
Bakhchisaraitsevite (TL)
Baryte
Bobierrite
Bradleyite
Calcite
Cancrinite
Catapleiite
Cattiite (TL)
Chalcopyrite
Clinohumite
Collinsite
Crandallite
Diopside
Djerfisherite
Dolomite
Eudialyte
Fluorapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Forsterite
Girvasite (TL)
Gladiusite
Henrymeyerite (TL)
Hydrotalcite
Hydrotalcite-2H
Juonniite (TL)
Karchevskyite (TL)
Kovdorskite (TL)
Krasnovite (TL)
Labuntsovite-Fe
Labuntsovite-Mg (TL)
Labuntsovite-Mn
Lemmleinite-Ba
Lemmleinite-K
Magnesite
Magnetite
Mogovidite (TL)
Nastrophite
Norsethite
Pakhomovskyite
Perovskite
Phlogopite
Priderite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quintinite
Rimkorolgite (TL)
Shortite
Strontiowhitlockite (TL)
Tetraferriphlogopite (TL)
Thorianite
Vermiculite
Vinogradovite
Wadeite
Zircon


59 entries listed. 55 valid minerals. 13 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Rimskaya-Korsakova, O. M. (1964). GENESIS OF THE KOVDOR IRON-ORE DEPOSIT (KOLA PENINSULA). International Geology Review, 6(10), 1735-1746.
- Britvin, S.N., G. Ferraris, G. Ivaldi, A.N. Bogdanova & N.V. Chukanov (2002) Cattiite, Mg3(PO4)2·22H2O, a new mineral from Zhelezny mine (Kovdor Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 2002: 160-168.
- Seredkin, M.V., et al (2003): Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 132(1): 67-75.
- Yakovenchuk V N, Ivanyuk G Y, Mikhailova Y A, Selivanova E A, Krivovichev S V (2006) Pakhomovskyite, Co3(PO4)2·8H2O, a new mineral species from Kovdor, Kola Peninsula, Russia, The Canadian Mineralogist 44, 117-123
- Ivanyuk, G.Yu., Yakovenchuk, V.N., and Pakhomovsky, Ya.A. (2002) Kovdor. Laplandia Minerals, Apatity, Russia. (in Russian and English)

External Links

http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Zhelezn.htm - A lot of photos (samples from different collections) and maps (in Russian)
http://webmineral.ru/deposits/item.php?id=477 - Russian Database on Minerals and Localities
http://wiki.web.ru/wiki/%D0%9A%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B4%D0%BE%D1%80

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