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Detailed Mineral List:
Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{(Mg,Fe2+)5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (Na,Ca)(Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg,Al)Si2O6
Localities: Pkhrutskii, Azerbaijan
Talyshskii, Azerbaijan
Akdalaite
Formula: 4Al2O3 · H2O
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © 2008, JGW. Akdalaite from Bulla Island, Caspian Sea, Qobustan District, Azerbaijan
Alabandite
Formula: Mn2+S
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Albite
Formula: NaAlSi3O8
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Locality: Pkhrutskii, Azerbaijan
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Talyshskii, Azerbaijan
Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Aluminite
Formula: Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Locality: Zaglik, Azerbaijan
Aluminium
Formula: Al
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Aluminium from Bulla Island, Caspian Sea, Qobustan District, Azerbaijan
Analcime
Formula: Na2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Locality: Talyshskii, Azerbaijan
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Locality: Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © J.Ralph. Andradite from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Locality: Valilu Mines, Siahrud, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
'Apatite'
Localities: Talyshskii, Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Apatite from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Arsenopyrite var: Danaite
Formula: (Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Augite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Localities: Pkhrutskii, Azerbaijan
Talyshskii, Azerbaijan
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Misdag Cu deposit, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Photo: Baryte from Kuscinskoe deposit, Azerbaijan
'Beegerite'
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
'Biotite'
Localities: Pkhrutskii, Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Bornite from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Calciocopiapite (TL)
Formula: CaFe4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 10H2O
Type Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Calcite from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Locality: Goshgarchai Cu-Au deposit, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Garadag Cu deposit, Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Misdag Cu deposit, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Goshgarchai Cu-Au deposit, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Photo: © Thames Valley. Chalcopyrite from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Chamosite var: Thuringite
Formula: (Fe,Fe,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © Peter Hargis. Chlorapatite from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Goshgarchai Cu-Au deposit, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O (x < 1)
Locality: Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Clinoenstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Localities: Goshgarchai Cu-Au deposit, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Cohenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni,Co)3C
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Goshgarchai Cu-Au deposit, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Garadag Cu deposit, Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Cristobalite from Azerbaijan
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Locality: Misdag Cu deposit, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Delafossite
Formula: CuFeO2
Locality: Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Diamond
Formula: C
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Djerfisherite
Formula: K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Localities: Agdarinskii deposit, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Goshgarchai Cu-Au deposit, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Epidote from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
'Flint'
Locality: El'vor deposit (El'vorskoe), Göygöl District (Hanlar), Azerbaijan
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Locality: Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Misdag Cu deposit, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Goshgarchai Cu-Au deposit, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Agdarinskii deposit, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Katekh deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
'Garnet'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Geocronite
Formula: Pb14(Sb,As)6S23
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Getchellite
Formula: AsSbS3
Locality: Valilu Mines, Siahrud, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © Peter Haas. Getchellite from Valilu Mines, Siahrud, Naxçıvan District, Azerbaijan
'Glass'
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Glaucodot
Formula: (Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Misdag Cu deposit, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Goshgarchai Cu-Au deposit, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Agdarinskii deposit, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Graphite
Formula: C
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: www.azer.com/aiweb/categories/magazine/32_folder/32_articles/32_minerals.html.
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Hibonite
Formula: (Ca,Ce)Al12O19
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
'Hornblende'
Locality: Talyshskii, Azerbaijan
'Hyalophane'
Formula: (K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Hydroboracite
Formula: CaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Iron
Formula: Fe
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Kalsilite
Formula: KAlSiO4
Locality: Pkhrutskii, Azerbaijan
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Garadag Cu deposit, Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
'K Feldspar'
Locality: Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
'Klaprothite (of Petersen)'
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © B.Z. Kantor. Laumontite from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Leucite
Formula: K(AlSi2O6)
Locality: Talyshskii, Azerbaijan
'Limonite'
Formula: FeO(OH) · nH2O
Localities: Garadag Cu deposit, Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Misdag Cu deposit, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Photo: © 2001 John H. Betts. Magnetite from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Magnetite var: Mushketovite
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © B.Z. Kantor. Mushketovite from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Garadag Cu deposit, Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Misdag Cu deposit, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
'Melnikovite'
Localities: Garadag Cu deposit, Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Moissanite
Formula: SiC
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Garadag Cu deposit, Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Goshgarchai Cu-Au deposit, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Locality: Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Muscovite var: Sericite
Localities: Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Garadag Cu deposit, Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Goshgarchai Cu-Au deposit, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Nagyágite
Formula: Pb5Au(Te,Sb)4S5-8
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Locality: Talyshskii, Azerbaijan
Nekoite
Formula: Ca3Si6O15·7H2O
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Nepheline
Formula: (Na,K)AlSiO4
Locality: Pkhrutskii, Azerbaijan
'Nickel-iron'
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Nickelphosphide
Formula: (Ni,Fe)3P
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Nierite (TL)
Formula: Si3N4
Type Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Meteoritics, vol. 32, pages 719-732
Niningerite (TL)
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Type Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; American Mineralogist, Volume 93, pages 902–909, 2008
Photo: © 2008, JGW. Niningerite from Indarch meteorite, Shusha, Naxçıvan District, Azerbaijan
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Okenite
Formula: CaSi2O5 · 2H2O
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Oldhamite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)S
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
'Olivine'
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Locality: Talyshskii, Azerbaijan
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Locality: Valilu Mines, Siahrud, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © Weinrich Minerals, Inc.. Orpiment from Valilu Mines, Siahrud, Naxçıvan District, Azerbaijan
Orthoclase
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Locality: Pkhrutskii, Azerbaijan
Pararammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Locality: Shorbulaksk Hg Deposit, Kəlbəcər District (Kalbacar; Kelbajar; Karavajar), Azerbaijan
Perryite
Formula: (Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Potassic-chloro-hastingsite (TL)
Formula: {K}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(Cl,OH)2
Type Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Reference: IMA Website; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Sara S. Jacobson (1973) Dashkesanite: High-Chlorine Amphibole from St. Paul's Rocks, Equatorial Atlantic, and Transcaucasia, U.S.S.R. SMITHSONIAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE EARTH SCIENCES • NUMBER 14 Mineral Sciences Investigations 1972-1973
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: MnO2
Locality: El'vor deposit (El'vorskoe), Göygöl District (Hanlar), Azerbaijan
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Localities: Misdag Cu deposit, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
El'vor deposit (El'vorskoe), Göygöl District (Hanlar), Azerbaijan
Kapudzhukh Mt (Kaputdzhukh Mt; Kaputjukh Mt; Mount Kapydzhik), Zangezur Range, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © B.Z. Kantor. Quartz from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © Oleg Lopatkin. Amethyst from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Locality: Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit (Dashkezan), Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Sceptre Quartz from Dashkesan Co-Fe deposit, Dashkesan, Daşkəsən District, Azerbaijan
Ramsdellite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Locality: El'vor deposit (El'vorskoe), Göygöl District (Hanlar), Azerbaijan
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Ramsdellite from El'vor deposit, Göygöl District, Azerbaijan
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Locality: Valilu Mines, Siahrud, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Roedderite (TL)
Formula: (Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Type Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Description: Discovered in association with Enstatite, Plagioclase & Tridymite
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; American Mineralogist, Volume 93, pages 902–909, 2008; Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998): Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
Rudashevskyite (TL)
Formula: (Fe,Zn)S
Type Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 93, pages 902–909, 2008
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Kapudzhukh Mt (Kaputdzhukh Mt; Kaputjukh Mt; Mount Kapydzhik), Zangezur Range, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan
Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Rutile from Kapudzhukh Mt, Zangezur Range, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan
Safflorite
Formula: CoAs2
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Sanidine
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Locality: Talyshskii, Azerbaijan
Sartorite
Formula: PbAs2S4
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Silver
Formula: Ag
Localities: Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Agdarinskii deposit, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Sinjarite
Formula: CaCl2 · 2H2O
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Localities: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Locality: Agdarinskii deposit, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijan
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Talnakhite
Formula: Cu9(Fe,Ni)8S16
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Locality: Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Localities: Damirli Cu-Mo deposit, Ağdam District (Agdam), Azerbaijan
Gedabek Mine (Kedabek Mine), Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Teschemacherite
Formula: (NH4)HCO3
Reference: www.azer.com/aiweb/categories/magazine/32_folder/32_articles/32_minerals.html.
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Thenardite
Formula: Na2SO4
Locality: Shermakha District (Şamaxi; Shemakha; Samaxi; Shamakhi; Shamakhy), Azerbaijan
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Locality: Talyshskii, Azerbaijan
Tobermorite
Formula: Ca4+x(H2-2xSi6O17) · 5H2O
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Locality: Indarch meteorite (Elizabethpol; Gindorcha; Glindorcha; Indarh; Indarkh; Schuscha; Suscha [NHM cat.]), Shusha, Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan), Azerbaijan
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Locality: Garadag Cu deposit, Gədəbəy District (Gadabey), Azerbaijan
Vaesite
Formula: NiS2
Locality: Agyatagsk Hg Deposit, Kəlbəcər District (Kalbacar; Kelbajar; Karavajar), Azerbaijan
Volynskite
Formula: AgBiTe2
Locality: Filizchai deposit, Belokan-Avar ore district, Azerbaijan
Wüstite
Formula: FeO
Locality: Bulla Island (Bulli Island; Ostrov Bulla; Khara-Zire), Caspian Sea, Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan), Azerbaijan
Zunyite
Formula: Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Locality: Zaglik, Azerbaijan


170 entries listed. 144 valid minerals. 6 type localities (valid minerals).

References

Ali-Zade Ak.A., Chiragov M.I., Veli-Zade S.F., Veliyev M.A. (2008) Minerals of Azerbaijan, - Nafta-press, Baku, p.362 (in Azerbaijan, Russian and English).

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