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Garabogazkol (Kara Bogaz Gol), Balkan, Turkmenistani
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Garabogazkol (Kara Bogaz Gol)- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 23' 21'' North , 53° 34' 2'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.38941,53.56728
GeoHash:G#: tpq56ywwb
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Garabogazköl Basin


Shallow Bay on the coast of the Caspian Sea. This bay acts as a natural evaporation basin of the waters of the Caspian Sea.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent
Soviet Union (1922-1991)Country (Former)
TurkestanArea (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Blödite
Formula: Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: John K. Warren, Evaporites through time: Tectonic, climatic and eustatic controls in marine and nonmarine deposits, Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 98, Issues 3–4, February 2010, Pages 217-268, ; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: John K. Warren, Evaporites through time: Tectonic, climatic and eustatic controls in marine and nonmarine deposits, Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 98, Issues 3–4, February 2010, Pages 217-268,
Glauberite
Formula: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Reference: John K. Warren, Evaporites through time: Tectonic, climatic and eustatic controls in marine and nonmarine deposits, Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 98, Issues 3–4, February 2010, Pages 217-268, ; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: John K. Warren, Evaporites through time: Tectonic, climatic and eustatic controls in marine and nonmarine deposits, Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 98, Issues 3–4, February 2010, Pages 217-268,
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: John K. Warren, Evaporites through time: Tectonic, climatic and eustatic controls in marine and nonmarine deposits, Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 98, Issues 3–4, February 2010, Pages 217-268,
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Lüneburgite
Formula: Mg3[B2(OH)6](PO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Mirabilite
Formula: Na2SO4 · 10H2O
Reference: John K. Warren, Evaporites through time: Tectonic, climatic and eustatic controls in marine and nonmarine deposits, Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 98, Issues 3–4, February 2010, Pages 217-268, ; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Natron
Formula: Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Polyhalite
Formula: K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Natron5.CB.10Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Group 6 - Borates
Lüneburgite6.AC.60Mg3[B2(OH)6](PO4)2 · 6H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Blödite7.CC.50Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Glauberite7.AD.25Na2Ca(SO4)2
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Mirabilite7.CD.10Na2SO4 · 10H2O
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 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Natron15.1.2.1Na2CO3 · 10H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Miscellaneous
Glauberite28.4.2.1Na2Ca(SO4)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2XO4·xH2O
Mirabilite29.2.2.1Na2SO4 · 10H2O
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Blödite29.3.3.1Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Polyhalite29.4.5.1K2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Lüneburgite43.5.11.1Mg3[B2(OH)6](PO4)2 · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
H NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
H LüneburgiteMg3[B2(OH)6](PO4)2 · 6H2O
BBoron
B LüneburgiteMg3[B2(OH)6](PO4)2 · 6H2O
CCarbon
C NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
OOxygen
O BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
O MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CelestineSrSO4
O PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
O NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
O LüneburgiteMg3[B2(OH)6](PO4)2 · 6H2O
NaSodium
Na BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Na GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Na HaliteNaCl
Na MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
Na NatronNa2CO3 · 10H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
Mg LüneburgiteMg3[B2(OH)6](PO4)2 · 6H2O
PPhosphorus
P LüneburgiteMg3[B2(OH)6](PO4)2 · 6H2O
SSulfur
S BlöditeNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
S MirabiliteNa2SO4 · 10H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S CelestineSrSO4
S PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GlauberiteNa2Ca(SO4)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4

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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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3155246
East European, Turanian, Scythian, West Sibirian plates; Ural

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{clay}, Minor{sand,sandstone,limestone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

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


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