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Lyadzhvardara deposit (Lyadzhvar Dara; Lyajvardara; Luadzhvardara), Badom-Dara, Shakhdara range, Shughnon, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistani
Regional Level Types
Lyadzhvardara deposit (Lyadzhvar Dara; Lyajvardara; Luadzhvardara)Deposit
Badom-Dara- not defined -
Shakhdara rangeMountain Range
Gorno-BadakhshanAutonomous Region

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 5' 24'' North , 71° 45' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Ishqoshim26,000 (2012)42.4km
Khorugh30,000 (2012)47.7km
Ashkāsham12,120 (2018)49.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Ляджавардара (Ляджвар-Дара), Шахдаринский хребет, Ю.З. Памир

Lazurite deposit in marbles in the upper reaches of Lyadzhvardara river, about 3700-4000 m above sea level.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Soviet Union (1922-1991)Country (Former)
TurkestanArea (Historical)
Pamir Mountains, AsiaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: (Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist (1979) 17:47-52
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data; Canadian Mineralogist (1979) 17:47-52
Formula: (Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Reference: Fersman Mineralogical Museum specimen 67401
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Formula: Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data; Canadian Mineralogist (1979) 17:47-52
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Formula: FeS2
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Vladimirivanovite (TL)
Formula: Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2 · H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Sapozhnikov, A.N., Kaneva, E.V., Cherepanov, D.I., Suvorova, L.F., Levitsky, V.I., Ivanova, L.A., and Reznitsky, L.Z. (2011): CNMNC Newsletter 8, 291; Sapozhnikov, A.N., Kaneva, E.V., Cherepanov, D.I., Suvorova, L.F., Levitsky, V.I., Ivanova, L.A., Reznitsky, L.Z. (2011): Vladimirivanovite, Na6Ca2[Al6Si6O24](SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2·H2O - a new mineral of the sodalite group, Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchetstva, 140, 36-45 [English version: Geology of Ore Deposits, 54 (2012) 557–564]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Vladimirivanovite (TL)-Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Vladimirivanovite (TL)-Na6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

H VladimirivanoviteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2 · H2O
H LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
H Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
O VladimirivanoviteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2 · H2O
O LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
O Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
O Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
F Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Na VladimirivanoviteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2 · H2O
Na LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Na Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Na Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Mg Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Al VladimirivanoviteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2 · H2O
Al LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Al Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Si VladimirivanoviteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2 · H2O
Si LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Si Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Si Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
S VladimirivanoviteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2 · H2O
S LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
S PyriteFeS2
S Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
S Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Cl VladimirivanoviteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2 · H2O
Cl LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Cl Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Cl Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Ca VladimirivanoviteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3,S2,Cl)2 · H2O
Ca LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
Ca Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Humite(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2

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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2500 - 4000 Ma

ID: 3186808
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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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