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Lake Tuz, Şereflikoçhisar District, Ankara Province, Turkeyi
Regional Level Types
Lake TuzLake
Şereflikoçhisar DistrictDistrict
Ankara ProvinceProvince
TurkeyCountry

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Other Languages:
French:
lac Tuz, Şereflikoçhisar, Ankara, Turquie
German:
Tuz Gölü, Şereflikoçhisar, Ankara, Türkei
Italian:
lago Salato, Distretto di Şereflikoçhisar, provincia di Ankara, Turchia
Russian:
Туз, Шерефликочхисар, Анкара, Турция
Simplified Chinese:
圖茲湖, 謝雷夫利科奇希薩爾, 安卡拉省, 土耳其
Spanish:
Lago Tuz, Provincia de Ankara, Turquía
Turkish:
Tuz Gölü, Şereflikoçhisar, Ankara, Türkiye
Albanian:
Liqeni Tuz, Turqia
Armenian:
Թուզ լիճ, Դևեքսե, Անկարա, Թուրքիա
Azeri:
Tuz gölü, Şərəfliqoçhisar, Ankara ili, Türkiyə
Belarusian:
Туз, Анкара , Турцыя
Bulgarian:
Туз, Анкара, Турция
Catalan:
Llac Tuz, Şereflikoçhisar, Província d'Ankara, Turquia
Cebuano:
Lake Tuz, Şereflikoçhisar, Ankara, Turkiya
Chuvash:
Туз, Анкара, Турци
Czech:
Tuz, Ankara , Turecko
Danish:
Tuzsøen, Kalkun
Dutch:
Tuz Gölü, Şereflikoçhisar, Ankara, Turkije
Esperanto:
Lago Tuz, Şereflikoçhisar, Provinco Ankara, Turkio
Estonian:
Tuzi järv, Ankara provints, Türgi
Farsi/Persian:
دریاچه توز, شرفلی قوچ‌حصار, استان آنکارا, بوقلمون
Finnish:
Tuzinjärvi, Ankaran maakunta, Turkki
Georgian:
თუზის ტბა, ანკარის პროვინცია, თურქეთი
Greek:
Λίμνη Τουζ, Άγκυρα, Τουρκία
Hebrew:
ימת טוז, אנקרה, טורקיה
Hill Mari:
Туз йӓр, Шерефликочхисар, Анкара, Турци
Hungarian:
Tuz-tó, Ankara, Törökország
Japanese:
トゥズ湖, アンカラ県, トルコ
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Тұз көлі, Түркия
Latin:
Lacus Tatta, Ancyra, Turcia
Latvian:
Tuza ezers, Ankaras ils, Turcija
Lithuanian:
Tūzo ežeras, Turkija
Norwegian:
Tuzsjøen, Şereflikoçhisar, Ankara, Tyrkia
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Tuzsjøen, Şereflikoçhisar, Provinsen Ankara, Tyrkia
Polish:
Tuz, Şerefli Koçhisar, Ankara, Turcja
Portuguese:
Lago Tuz, Ancara, Turquia
Serbian:
Туз, Анкарски вилајет, Турска
Serbo-Croatian:
Tuz, Ankara, Turska
Swedish:
Tuz Gölü, Ankara, Turkiet
Traditional Chinese:
圖茲湖, 安卡拉省, 土耳其
Ukrainian:
Туз, Анкара, Туреччина
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Tuz koʻli, Ankara, Turkiya
Vietnamese:
Hồ Tuz, Şereflikoçhisar, Ankara, Thổ Nhĩ Kỳ
Welsh:
Llyn Tuz, Ankara, Twrci
Zazaki:
Golê Sole, Şereflikoçhisar, Anqara, Tırkiya


A salt lake.
Its area is shared by the provinces of Ankara, Konya, and Aksaray.

"When I visited Turkey in 1987, the beach of the lake was formed by a crust of white, intergrown halite crystals. The crust continued under the water, which means the lake is really salty. BTW: 'Tuz' is the Turkish word for 'salt'" (Erik Vercammen observations)

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Irion, G., Müller, G. (1968): Huntite, Dolomite, Magnesite and Polyhalite of Recent Age from Tuz Gölü, Turkey. Nature, 220, 1309-1310.; Helvaci, C., Mordogan, H., Çolak, M., & Gündogan, I. (2004). Presence and distribution of lithium in borate deposits and some recent lake waters of west-central Turkey. International Geology Review, 46(2), 177-190.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Helvaci, C., Mordogan, H., Çolak, M., & Gündogan, I. (2004). Presence and distribution of lithium in borate deposits and some recent lake waters of west-central Turkey. International Geology Review, 46(2), 177-190.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Müller, G. (1969): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 20, 295-297.
Huntite
Formula: CaMg3(CO3)4
Reference: Irion, G., Müller, G. (1968): Huntite, Dolomite, Magnesite and Polyhalite of Recent Age from Tuz Gölü, Turkey. Nature, 220, 1309-1310.; Helvaci, C., Mordogan, H., Çolak, M., & Gündogan, I. (2004). Presence and distribution of lithium in borate deposits and some recent lake waters of west-central Turkey. International Geology Review, 46(2), 177-190.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Irion, G., Müller, G. (1968): Huntite, Dolomite, Magnesite and Polyhalite of Recent Age from Tuz Gölü, Turkey. Nature, 220, 1309-1310.; Helvaci, C., Mordogan, H., Çolak, M., & Gündogan, I. (2004). Presence and distribution of lithium in borate deposits and some recent lake waters of west-central Turkey. International Geology Review, 46(2), 177-190.
Polyhalite
Formula: K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Irion, G., Müller, G. (1968): Huntite, Dolomite, Magnesite and Polyhalite of Recent Age from Tuz Gölü, Turkey. Nature, 220, 1309-1310.; Helvaci, C., Mordogan, H., Çolak, M., & Gündogan, I. (2004). Presence and distribution of lithium in borate deposits and some recent lake waters of west-central Turkey. International Geology Review, 46(2), 177-190.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Huntite5.AB.25CaMg3(CO3)4
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Polyhalite7.CC.65K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Miscellaneous
Huntite14.4.3.1CaMg3(CO3)4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Polyhalite29.4.5.1K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
O HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Mg HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
SSulfur
S PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Ca HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O

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References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Irion, G., Müller, G. (1968) Huntite, Dolomite, Magnesite and Polyhalite of Recent Age from Tuz Gölü, Turkey. Nature, 220, 1309-1310.
Müller, G. (1969) Vorkommen und Entstehung von "Salz-Schirmen" im Tuz Gölü ("Salzsee"), Türkei. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 20, 295-297.
Camur, M.Z., Mutlu, H. (1996) Major-ion geochemistry and mineralogy of the salt lake (Tuz Gölü) basin, Turkey. Chemical Geology, 127, 313-329.

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Tuz
Wikidata ID:Q211823
GeoNames ID:298679


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