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Mendeleev volcano (Ruasu-dake), Kunashir Island, Kuril Islands (Kurile Islands), Sakhalinskaya Oblast, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 58' 33'' North , 145° 44' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 43.97583,145.73583
GeoHash:G#: xpzdhm99g
Locality type:Volcano
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


A stratovolcano at 888 meters (2,913 feet) high in the southern part of Kunashir Island.

Ref.:
Chudaev, O. V.; Chudaeva, V. A.; Sugimori, K.; Kuno, A.; Matsuo, M.; Nordstrom, D. K. (2005) Geochemistry of thermal waters of Mendeleev Volcano (Kuril Islands). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Vol. 69, Issue 10, Supplement 1, Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2005., p. A837.

Regions containing this locality

Soviet Union (1922-1991)

Country (Former) - 3,736 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: L.M. Lebedev data
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: L.M. Lebedev data
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: L.M. Lebedev data
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: L.M. Lebedev data
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Metacinnabar var: Selenian Metacinnabar
Formula: Hg(S,Se)
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: L.M. Lebedev data
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: L.M. Lebedev data
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: L.M. Lebedev data
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: L.M. Lebedev data
Tiemannite
Formula: HgSe
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Cinnabar'2.CD.15aHgS
'Enargite'2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
'Luzonite'2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Metacinnabar'2.CB.05aHgS
var: Selenian Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHg(S,Se)
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Tiemannite2.CB.05aHgSe
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Opal'4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
Tiemannite2.8.2.4HgSe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Metacinnabar
var: Selenian Metacinnabar
-Hg(S,Se)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
OOxygen
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S CinnabarHgS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MetacinnabarHgS
S PyriteFeS2
S Metacinnabar (var: Selenian Metacinnabar)Hg(S,Se)
S SulphurS8
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
SeSelenium
Se Metacinnabar (var: Selenian Metacinnabar)Hg(S,Se)
Se TiemanniteHgSe
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MetacinnabarHgS
Hg Metacinnabar (var: Selenian Metacinnabar)Hg(S,Se)
Hg TiemanniteHgSe

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary - Neogene
0 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3187031
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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