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Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert), Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast'), Kazakhstan
© Elmar Lackner
The betpakdalite group, a group of complex heteropolymolybdates, was redefined in 2010 (IMA 10-E). Several hypothetical members are proposed.
Classification of Betpakdalite Group
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Relationship of Betpakdalite Group to other Species
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References for Betpakdalite Group
Kampf, A.R., S.J. Mills,M.S. Rumsey, M. Dini, W.D. Birch, J. Spratt, J.J.Pluth, I.M. Steele, R.A. Jenkins, and W.w. Pinch (2012) The heteropolymolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme, and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(5), 1175-1207.
Internet Links for Betpakdalite Group
Localities for Betpakdalite Group
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(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
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Locality Updated: Spray mine, Zeehan, Zeehan district, Tasmania, AustraliaFrom Rod Martin, 19th May 2013 09:41:10