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Delbegetey emerald deposit, East Kazakhstan, Kazakhstani
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Delbegetey emerald depositDeposit
East KazakhstanRegion
KazakhstanCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 49° North , 82° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~169km
Locality type:Deposit


Emerald mineralization associated with a granite intrusion. Exploited since the early 1990s.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

References

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Gavrilenko et al. (2006): Emeralds from the Delbegetey deposit (Kazakhstan): mineralogical characteristics and fluid-inclusion study. Mineralogical Magazine 70, 159-173.
Groat, L.A., Giuliani, G., Marshall, D.D., and Turner, D. (2008): Emerald deposits and occurrences: A review. Ore Geology Reviews 34, 87-112.


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