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Lovchorrite Mine, Hackman Valley, Yukspor Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia

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Detailed Mineral List:
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Albite
Formula: NaAlSi3O8
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Ancylite-(Ce)
Formula: SrCe(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Ancylite-(La)
Formula: Sr(La,Ce)(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Barylite
Formula: Be2Ba(Si2O7)
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Catapleiite
Formula: Na2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.; Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2013)
Photo: © B.Z. Kantor. Fluorapatite from Lovchorrite Mine, Hackman Valley, Yukspor Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Fluorapatite var: Saamite (of Volkova & Melentiev)
Formula: (Ca,Sr,REE)5(PO4)3(F,O)
Description: As it has been shown by microprobe analyses "Saamite" crystals from the locality contains ~1 mas.% of SrO and no of REEs. So this apatite turned out more pure than any apatite from massive apatite ores of Yukspor.
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Kentbrooksite
Formula: (Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Photo: Kentbrooksite from Lovchorrite Mine, Hackman Valley, Yukspor Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Kupletskite
Formula: (K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Lamprophyllite
Formula: (Sr,K,Ba)2(Na,Ti,Mn2+,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(O,OH,F)
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Låvenite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Mn2+,Fe2+)(Zr,Ti)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Leucophanite
Formula: NaCaBeSi2O6F
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Lorenzenite
Formula: Na2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Magnesio-arfvedsonite
Formula: {Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Microcline
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Mosandrite
Formula: (◻,Ca,Na)3(Ca,REE)4Ti(Si2O7)2[H2O,OH,F]4 · H2O
Reference: Mineraly Khibinskih i Lovozerskih tundr, - under red. A.E. Fersman, 1937,pp.354-370
Mosandrite var: Lovchorrite
Reference: Fersman A.E. Smol'yaninov N.A., Bonshtedt E.M. (1937) Minerals of Khibinskih and Lovozerskih tundras, - Moskow-Leningrad, AN SSSR publishers, p.563 (in Rus.)
Photo: © K.E.Larsen. Lovchorrite from Lovchorrite Mine, Hackman Valley, Yukspor Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Nepheline
Formula: (Na,K)AlSiO4
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Pectolite var: Manganoan Pectolite
Formula: Na(Ca,Mn)2[HSi3O9]
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Pyrochlore Group
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Tainiolite
Formula: KLiMg2(Si4O10)F2
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Tsepinite-Ca (TL)
Formula: Ca(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2 · 3H2O
Type Locality: Lovchorrite Mine, Hackman Valley, Yukspor Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.
Vinogradovite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K)4Ti4AlSi6O23(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
'Vudyavrite'
Reference: Minerals of Khibina and Lovozero Tundras, - Edition of AN SSSR, Moskva-Leningrad, 1937, p. 372-381 (in Rus.)
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Vudyavrite from Lovchorrite Mine, Hackman Valley, Yukspor Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
'Wad'
Reference: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (2003): 10: 461-480.


34 entries listed. 29 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

References

Pekov, I. V., Chukanov, N. V., Ferraris, G., Gula, A., Pushcharovsky, D. Y., & Zadov, A. E. (2003). Tsepinite-Ca,(Ca, K, Na,) 2 (Ti, Nb) 2 (Si4O12)(OH, O) 24H2O, a new mineral of the labuntsovite group from the Khibiny alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula-Novel disordered sites in the vuoriyarvite-type structure. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Monatshefte, 2003(10), 461-480.


External Links

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

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