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Arts Bogdo (Arz Bogdo), Gobi Desert, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 43° North , 109° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~131km
Name(s) in local language(s):Арц Богдо


Cretaceous age volcanic group consist of some slag volcanic cones and basalt flows. One of the most famous localities of agates in Mongolia.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
'Basalt'
Reference: Samojlov, V. S., Yarmolyuk, V. V., Kovalenko, V. I., Ivanov, V. G., & Pakhol'chenko, Y. A. (1998). Geochemical and isotopic characteristics and magma sources of the early Cretaceous trachybasalts of the Goby-Altai rift zone: an example of grabens in the Arts-Bogdo range. Geokhimiya, 1203-1216.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Quartz var: Sard
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sard4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Basalt-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Basalt'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Sard-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Sard)SiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Sard)SiO2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3

References

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Bryxina, N. A., Ripinen, O. I., Halden, N. M., Campbell, D. L., Tisdale, V. D., & Reverdatto, V. V. (1999). Statistical Characteristics of Rhythmic Zoning in Agate from the Arts Bogdo District, Mongolia. In DOKLADY EARTH SCIENCES C/C OF DOKLADY-AKADEMIIA NAUK (Vol. 368, pp. 912-915). INTERPERIODICA PUBLISHING.
Samojlov, V. S., Yarmolyuk, V. V., Kovalenko, V. I., Ivanov, V. G., & Pakhol'chenko, Y. A. (1998). Geochemical and isotopic characteristics and magma sources of the early Cretaceous trachybasalts of the Goby-Altai rift zone: an example of grabens in the Arts-Bogdo range. Geokhimiya, 1203-1216.


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