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Korshunovskoye Iron mine (Korzunovskoe; Korzhunovska; Korshunovskiy), Zheleznogorsk, Irkutskaya Oblast', Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
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Seraphinite
Korshunovskoye Iron mine, Zheleznogorsk, Irkutskaya Oblast', Prebaikalia, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

Photo: 2009, JGW
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Коршуновское, Коршуниха
 
Skarn Fe deposit and explosive pipes with Fe-B-mineralization within salt-bearing rocks.

Note: some specimens of clinochlore were sold with the locality designation "Zheleznogorsk (Zeleznogorsk)", which is a city near the deposit.

Mineral List

Anhydrite
Anorthite
var: Bytownite

Antarcticite
'Apatite'
Augite
var: Fassaite
Blödite
Boracite
Calcite
Carnallite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chlormagaluminite
Clinochlore
var: Seraphinite
Cubanite
Danburite
Dashkovaite (TL)
Datolite
Dolomite
Ekaterinite (TL)
Epidote
Fluoborite
Forsterite
Galena
Goethite
Halite
Hematite
Hibbingite
Hilgardite
'Hydrogoethite'
Hydromagnesite
Hydrotalcite
Ilmenite
Iowaite
Kempite
Korshunovskite (TL)
'Leucoxene'
Lizardite
Ludwigite
Magnesioferrite
Magnesite
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Marcasite
Meixnerite
Metaborite
Nesquehonite
'Olivine'
Pargasite
Pentlandite
Phlogopite
Pinnoite
Polyhalite
Priceite
Pyrite
Pyroaurite
Pyroaurite-2H
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
'Quintinite-2H'
Sakhaite
Sepiolite
'Serpentine Group'
Shabynite (TL)
Sphalerite
Spinel
Sulfoborite
Sylvite
Szaibélyite
Thaumasite
Titanite
Tremolite
Ulvöspinel


74 entries listed. 63 valid minerals. 4 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Mazurov, M.P., Grishina, S.N., Istomin, V.E., and Titov, A.T. (2007): Metasomatism and Ore Formation at Contacts of Dolerite with Saliferous Rocks in the Sedimentary Cover of the Southern Siberian Platform. Geology of Ore Deposits 49(4), 271-284.

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