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Izumrudnye Kopi area, Malyshevo, Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia
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Phenakite
Izumrudnye Kopi area, Malyshevo, Ekaterinburg, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia

Photo: Pavel M. Kartashov
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Изумрудные Копи (Малышевское месторождение, Малышево)
 
Classic emerald and alexandrite mining area and the main source of industrial beryllium in former Soviet Union. More than 35 points of beryllium mineralization were discovered in this 25x2 km belt.

Clinobehoite was found in hydrothermally altered zones of desilicated pegmatites of Malyshevo quarry.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
Albite
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Analcime
Bavenite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
var: Emerald
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Bityite
Bromellite
Calcite
Chromite
Chrysoberyl
var: Alexandrite
Clinobehoite (TL)
Clinochlore
var: Sheridanite
Columbite-(Mn)
Dravite
Eskolaite
Euclase
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Hydroxycalciomicrolite
Ilmenite
Magnetite
Margarite
var: Beryllian Margarite

Mariinskite (TL)
Molybdenite
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
Orthoclase
Phenakite (TL)
'Phillipsite'
Phlogopite
Prehnite
Quartz
Roggianite
Rutile
Scheelite
Spinel
var: Chromspinel

Talc
Titanite
Topaz


62 entries listed. 36 valid minerals. 3 type localities (valid minerals).

Localities in this Region

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References

Pekov, I. (1998), Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union, 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow.

Extra Lapis (2002), Emeralds of the World, English, Vol. 2: 24-35.

Kievlenko, Geology of Gems (2003), 82-83.

Avdonin V.N., Polenov Yu.A. (2004), Essays on Uralian minerals, UGGA press: 419 (in Russian).

External Links

http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Izumr-kopi.htm A lot of photos (specimens from different collections) and maps (in Russian)

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