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Karachay-Cherkessia, Russiai
Regional Level Types
Karachay-CherkessiaRepublic
RussiaCountry

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Key
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Cherkessk116,224 (2016)
Ust’-Dzheguta34,001 (2016)
Zelenchukskaya21,117 (2012)
Karachayevsk20,264 (2016)
Uchkeken15,118 (2012)
Storozhevaya7,986 (2012)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Karachaevo-Cherkesskaya Republic; Karachai Cherkess Republic; Karachay Cherkess Republic
Other Languages:
French:
Karatchaïévo-Tcherkessie, Russie
German:
Karatschai-Tscherkessien, Russland
Italian:
Karačaj-Circassia, Russia
Russian:
Карачаево-Черкесия, Россия
Simplified Chinese:
卡拉恰伊-切尔克斯共和国, 俄罗斯
Spanish:
República de Karacháyevo-Cherkesia, Rusia
Achinese:
Republik Karachay-Cherkess, Rusia
Adyghe:
Къэрэщэе-Черкес Республик, Урысые
Afrikaans:
Karatsjai-Tsjerkessië, Rusland
Amharic:
ካራቻይ-ቸርከሢያ, ሩሲያ
Arabic:
قراتشاي - تشيركيسيا, روسيا
Armenian:
Կարաչայ-Չերքեզիա, Ռուսաստան
Asturian:
República de Karacháyevo-Cherkesia, Rusia
Avaric:
Къарачай-Черкес, ГIурус пачалихъ
Azeri:
Qaraçay-Çərkəz Respublikası, Rusiya
Bashkir:
Ҡарасәй-Черкес Республикаһы, Рәсәй Федерацияһы
Basque:
Karatxai-Txerkesia, Errusia
Belarusian:
Карачаева-Чаркесія, Расія
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Карачаева-Чаркесія, Расея
Bosnian:
Karačajevo-Čerkezija, Rusija
Breton:
Karatchay-Tcherkesia, Rusia
Bulgarian:
Карачаево-Черкезия, Русия
Catalan:
Karatxai-Txerkèssia, Rússia
Cebuano:
Karachayevo-Cherkesiya, Rusya
Chechen:
Кхарачой-Чергазийчоь, Росси
Croatian:
Karačajevsko-Čerkeska, Rusija
Czech:
Karačajevsko-Čerkesko, Rusko
Danish:
Republikken Karatjajevo-Tjerkessien, Rusland
Dutch:
Karatsjaj-Tsjerkessië, Rusland
Erzya:
Карачаевань-Черкесия Республикась, Россия Мастор
Esperanto:
Karaĉajio-Ĉerkesio, Rusio
Estonian:
Karatšai-Tšerkessia, Venemaa
Farsi/Persian:
قره‌چای و چرکس, روسیه
Finnish:
Karatšai-Tšerkessia, Venäjä
Gagauz:
Karaçay-Çerkesiya, Rusiya
Galician:
Karachay-Cherkessia, Rusia
Georgian:
ყარაჩაი-ჩერქეზეთი, რუსეთი
Greek:
Δημοκρατία των Καρατσάι - Τσερκεσίων, Ρωσία
Hakka:
Karachay-Cherkessia Khiung-fò-koet, Ngò-lò-sṳ̂
Hebrew:
קאראצ'אי-צ'רקסיה, רוסיה
Hindi:
काराचाए-चरकस्सिया, रूस
Hungarian:
Karacsáj- és Cserkeszföld, Oroszország
Indonesian:
Karachay-Cherkessia, Rusia
Ingush:
Къарший-Черсий мохк, Россе Федераци
Irish Gaelic:
An Charaitsé-Shiorcáis, An Rúis
Japanese:
カラチャイ・チェルケス共和国, ロシア
Kabardian:
Къэрэшей-Шэрджэс, Урысей
Kalmyk:
Кәрәчәс Шеркс таңһч, Орсин Ниицән
Karachay-Balkar:
Къарачай-Черкесия, Россия Федерация
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Қарашай-Черкесия, Ресей
Komi:
Карачай-Черкесия, Рочму
Komi-Permyak:
Карачай-Черкесму, Рочму
Korean:
카라차예보체르케스카야 공화국, 러시아
Kyrgyz:
Карачай-Черкисия, Орусия
Latin:
Karaczaevo-Circassia, Russia
Latvian:
Karačaja-Čerkesija, Krievija
Lithuanian:
Karačiajų Čerkesija, Rusija
Macedonian:
Карачаево-Черкесија, Русија
Malay:
Karachay-Cherkessia, Rusia
Marathi:
काराचाय-चेर्केशिया, रशिया
Mazanderani:
کاراچای-چرکسیا, روسیه
Meadow Mari:
Карачай-Черкесий, Россий
Mingrelian:
ყარაჩაი-ჩერქეზეთი, რუსეთი
Mongolian:
Карачай-Черкес, Оросын Холбооны Улс
Northern Sami:
Karatšai-Tšerkessia, Ruošša
Norwegian:
Karatsjajevo-Tsjerkessia, Russland
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Karatsjajevo-Tsjerkessia, Russland
Ossetian:
Хъæрæсе-Черкес, Уæрæсе
Polish:
Karaczajo-Czerkiesja, Rosja
Portuguese:
Carachai-Circássia, Rússia
Romanian:
Karaciai-Cerchezia, Rusia
Russia Buriat:
Карачай-Черкеси, Оросой холбоото улас
Scots:
Karachay-Cherkessie, Roushie
Serbian:
Карачајево-Черкезија, Русија
Serbo-Croatian:
Karačajevsko-Čerkeska, Rusija
Silesian:
Karaczaj-Czerkezyjŏ, Rusyjo
Slovak:
Karačajsko-Čerkesko, Rusko
Slovenian:
Karačaj-Čerkezija, Rusija
South Azerbaijani:
قاراچای-چرکز, روسیه
Sundanese:
Karachay-Chérkéssia, Rusia
Swahili:
Karachaevo-Cherkesia, Urusi
Swedish:
Karatjajen-Tjerkessien, Ryssland
Tagalog:
Karachay-Cherkessia, Rusya
Tamil:
காராசாய்-செர்கெஸ்ஸியா, உருசியா
Tatar:
Карачай-Чиркәсия, Русия
Traditional Chinese:
卡拉查伊-車刻斯, 俄羅斯
Turkish:
Karaçay-Çerkesya, Rusya
Udmurt:
Карачаево-Черкесия, Россия
Ukrainian:
Карачаєво-Черкесія, Росія
Upper Sorbian:
Karačajsko-Čerkeska, Ruska
Urdu:
کراچائے-چرکیسیا, روس
Uyghur:
قاراچاي-چېركېسىيە, روسىيە
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Qorachoy-Cherkasiya, Rossiya
Veps:
Karačajan da Čerkesijan Tazovaldkund, Venäma
Vietnamese:
Karachay-Cherkessia, Nga
Waray:
Karachay-Cherkessia, Rusya
Western Punjabi:
کراچاۓ چرکیسیا, روس
Yakut:
Карачай-Черкесия, Арассыыйа
Zazaki:
Qereçay-Çerkesya, Rusya


Formally the Karachay-Cherkess Republic.

Regions containing this locality

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

28 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: http://maurice.strahlen.org/kavkaz/kavkaz.htm
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Betekhtinite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Reference: http://maurice.strahlen.org/kavkaz/kavkaz.htm; Kachalovskaya, V. M. & Khromova, M. M. (1970): Betekhtinite, hessite, and stromeyerite in bornite ores of the Urup deposit. Geologiya Rudnykh Mestorozhdenii 12, 93-97 (in Russian).
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Kachalovskaya, V. M. & Khromova, M. M. (1970): Betekhtinite, hessite, and stromeyerite in bornite ores of the Urup deposit. Geologiya Rudnykh Mestorozhdenii 12, 93-97 (in Russian). ; Jambor J L, Grew E S (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 79, 387-391
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Jambor J L, Grew E S (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 79, 387-391
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Dawsonite
Formula: NaAlCO3(OH)2
Reference: Zvezdinskaya L.V., Shtanov V.I. (1995) Composition of dawsonite and its thermal decomposition process, - DAN, 344(6), p.798-800 (in Rus.).
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: S.I. Delitsyn data
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Germanocolusite (TL)
Formula: Cu26V2(Ge,As)6S32
Type Locality:
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Jambor J L, Grew E S (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 79, 387-391
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: http://maurice.strahlen.org/kavkaz/kavkaz.htm
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: http://maurice.strahlen.org/kavkaz/kavkaz.htm
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: http://maurice.strahlen.org/kavkaz/kavkaz.htm; Kachalovskaya, V. M. & Khromova, M. M. (1970): Betekhtinite, hessite, and stromeyerite in bornite ores of the Urup deposit. Geologiya Rudnykh Mestorozhdenii 12, 93-97 (in Russian).
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: http://maurice.strahlen.org/kavkaz/kavkaz.htm; Jambor J L, Grew E S (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 79, 387-391
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: http://maurice.strahlen.org/kavkaz/kavkaz.htm
Mawsonite
Formula: Cu6Fe2SnS8
Reference: Jambor J L, Grew E S (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 79, 387-391
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: http://maurice.strahlen.org/kavkaz/kavkaz.htm
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Renierite
Formula: (Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
Reference: Jambor J L, Grew E S (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 79, 387-391
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Reference: Kachalovskaya, V. M. & Khromova, M. M. (1970): Betekhtinite, hessite, and stromeyerite in bornite ores of the Urup deposit. Geologiya Rudnykh Mestorozhdenii 12, 93-97 (in Russian). ; Jambor J L, Grew E S (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 79, 387-391
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Jambor J L, Grew E S (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist 79, 387-391
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Betekhtinite2.BE.05(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Germanocolusite (TL)2.CB.30Cu26V2(Ge,As)6S32
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Mawsonite2.CB.20Cu6Fe2SnS8
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Renierite2.CB.35a(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stromeyerite2.BA.40AgCuS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dawsonite5.BB.10NaAlCO3(OH)2
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Stromeyerite2.4.6.1AgCuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Mawsonite2.9.3.1Cu6Fe2SnS8
Renierite2.9.4.1(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Miscellaneous
Betekhtinite2.16.8.1(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Germanocolusite (TL)3.1.1.2Cu26V2(Ge,As)6S32
ø = 4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Witherite14.1.3.2BaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dawsonite16a.3.8.1NaAlCO3(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
CCarbon
C DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C WitheriteBaCO3
OOxygen
O DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O WitheriteBaCO3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O QuartzSiO2
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
NaSodium
Na DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S GermanocolusiteCu26V2(Ge,As)6S32
S Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
S MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S AcanthiteAg2S
S Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S StromeyeriteAgCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
VVanadium
V GermanocolusiteCu26V2(Ge,As)6S32
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
Fe MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu GermanocolusiteCu26V2(Ge,As)6S32
Cu Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
Cu MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu StromeyeriteAgCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
ZnZinc
Zn Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
GeGermanium
Ge GermanocolusiteCu26V2(Ge,As)6S32
Ge Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
AsArsenic
As Renierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag StromeyeriteAgCuS
SnTin
Sn MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
TeTellurium
Te HessiteAg2Te
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba WitheriteBaCO3
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Pb GalenaPbS

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