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Mount General'skaya layered intrusion, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude: 67° North , 34° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~350km
Locality type:Intrusion
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Murmanskaja Oblast'; Murmansk Oblast

A large magmatic sulphide deposit in the East European Craton geologic province, Lapland-Kola-Karelian subprovince. Ore includes Ni-Cu-PGE as disseminated sulphide. Host rocks are Early Paleoproterozoic in age. Host rocks include gabbronorite and norite in gneissic country rock. Host rocks dated at 2453 ± 42 Ma (Sm-Nd dating method).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Formula: PdBiTe
Formula: PtAs2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.

List of minerals for each chemical element

S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd MicheneritePdBiTe
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te MicheneritePdBiTe
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Bi MicheneritePdBiTe


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- Barkov, A.Yu., Lednev, A.I., and Bakushkin, Ye.M. (1996) "Minerals of Platinum-Group Elements from the Mount General'skaya Massif Kola Peninsula". Doklady Earth Sciences Section: 118: 123.
- Barkov, A.Yu., Thibault, Y., Laajki, K.V.O., Melezhik, V.A., and Nilsson, L.P. (1999b) Zoning and substitutions in Co-Ni-(Fe)-PGE sulfarsenides from the Mount General'skaya layered intrusion, Arctic Russia. Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 127-142.
- Bayanova, T.B., Smolkin, V.F., Levkovich, N.V., and Ryungenen, G.I. (1999). "U-Pb Age of Rocks of the Mt. General'skaya Layered Intrusion, Kola Peninsula." Geochemistry International: 37: 1-10.
- Dodin, D.A., Chernyshov, N.M., and Yatskevich, B.A. (2000) "Platinum Metal Deposits of Russia". Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, Nauka, St-Petersburg, 756 p., 1 maps.

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