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Umbozero mine (Umbozerskii mine; Umba Mine), Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
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Detailed Mineral List:
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Albite
Formula: NaAlSi3O8
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Belovite-(Ce)
Formula: NaCeSr3(PO4)3F
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Photo: Belovite-(Ce) from Umbozero mine, Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
'Bitumen'
Reference: Kartashov, P.M., Ferraris, G., Soboleva, S.V., Chukanov, N.V. (2006): Caryochroite, a new heterophyllosilicate mineral species related to nafertisite from the Lovozero massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1331-1339
Burpalite
Formula: Na2CaZr(Si2O7)F2
Reference: Tony Nickischer
Caryochroite (TL)
Formula: (Na,Sr)3(Fe3+,Mg)10[(O,OH)9|Ti2Si12O37] · (H2O,O,OH)17
Type Locality: Umbozero mine (Umbozerskii mine; Umba Mine), Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Reference: Kartashov P.M., Ferraris G., Soboleva S.V., Chukanov N.V. (2006): Caryochroite, a new heterophyllosilicate mineral species related to nafertisite from the Lovozero massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1331-1339
Photo: © Maurice de Graaf. Caryochroite from Umbozero mine, Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Elpidite
Formula: Na2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
Reference: Kartashov, P.M., Ferraris, G., Soboleva, S.V., Chukanov, N.V. (2006): Caryochroite, a new heterophyllosilicate mineral species related to nafertisite from the Lovozero massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1331-1339
Photo: © Maggie Wilson. Elpidite from Umbozero mine, Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Ferrisepiolite
Formula: (Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4((Si,Fe3+)6O15)(O,OH)2 · 6H2O
Description: Minor but constant admixture to caryochroite specimens.
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data; Kartashov, P.M., Ferraris, G., Soboleva, S.V., Chukanov, N.V. (2006): Caryochroite, a new heterophyllosilicate mineral species related to nafertisite from the Lovozero massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1331-1339
Keldyshite
Formula: (Na,H)2ZrSi2O7
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Kentbrooksite
Formula: (Na,REE)15(Ca,REE)6(Mn2+,Fe2+)3Zr3Nb[Si25O74]F2 · 2H2O
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Photo: © Ł Kruszewski 08. Kentbrooksite from Umbozero mine, Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Lomonosovite
Formula: Na5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Loparite-(Ce)
Formula: (Na,Ce,Ca,Sr,Th)(Ti,Nb,Fe)O3
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Photo: © 2008 Jesse Crawford. Loparite-(Ce) from Umbozero mine, Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Lorenzenite
Formula: Na2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Murmanite
Formula: Na2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # 1036
Nepheline
Formula: (Na,K)AlSiO4
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Parakeldyshite
Formula: Na2ZrSi2O7
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Parakeldyshite from Umbozero mine, Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kartashov, P.M., Ferraris, G., Soboleva, S.V., Chukanov, N.V. (2006): Caryochroite, a new heterophyllosilicate mineral species related to nafertisite from the Lovozero massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1331-1339
Sodalite var: Hackmanite
Formula: Na8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Photo: © Germano Fretti . Sphalerite from Umbozero mine, Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Umbozerite
Formula: Na3Sr4Th[Si(O,OH)3-4]8
Description: In foidite.
Reference: [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Ussingite
Formula: Na2AlSi3O8OH
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Villiaumite
Formula: NaF
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Vuonnemite
Formula: Na11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3(F,OH)
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Photo: © L Kruszewski 2007. Vuonnemite from Umbozero mine, Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia


25 entries listed. 22 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

References

Kartashov P.M., Ferraris G., Soboleva S.V., Chukanov N.V. (2006): Caryochroite, a new heterophyllosilicate mineral species related to nafertisite from the Lovozero massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1331-1339.

External Links

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

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