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Puchezh-Katun astrobleme, Nizhny Novgorod (Gorky; Gor'kii), Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 56° 56' North , 43° 43' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 56.93333,43.71667
GeoHash:G#: ufp5fu3s8
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


The first astrobleme (impact crater) discovered on territory of USSR (in 1965). It is located about 80 km North of Nizhnii Novgorod. The 100 km wide crater has formed within Carbon-lower Trias rocks and is covered by middle Jurassic clay beds. The estimated age of the astrobleme is 167 Ma. In modern relief it is invisible.

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Soviet Union (1922-1991)

Country (Former) - 3,733 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Grieve, R. A. (2013). Economic deposits at terrestrial impact structures. in Impact Cratering: Processes and Products, First Edition. Edited by Gordon R. Osinski and Elisabetta Pierazzo. Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Moissanite
Formula: SiC
Reference: M.I. Novgorodova data

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
'Moissanite'1.DA.SiC

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Moissanite1.3.8.1SiC

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
C MoissaniteSiC
SiSilicon
Si MoissaniteSiC

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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Late Jurassic - Middle Jurassic
145 - 174.1 Ma



ID: 3152092
East European, Pechora, Turanian plates

Age: Jurassic (145 - 174.1 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{clay,marlstone,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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3186311
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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

References

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Ivanov, B. A., Kocharyan, G. G., Kostuchenko, V. N., Kirjakov, A. F., & Pevzner, L. A. (1995). Puchezh-Katunki Impact Crater: Preliminary Data on Recovered Core Block Structure. Meteoritics, 30.

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