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Sopcha Mt, Monchegorsk Cu-Ni Deposit, Monchegorsk, Monche-Tundra, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 67° North , 32° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Murmanskaja Oblast'; Murmansk Oblast


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Soviet Union (1922-1991)

Country (Former) - 3,739 mineral species & varietal names listed

Karelian-Kola Alkaline Ultramafic and Carbonatitic Province, Finland/Russia

Geologic Province - 1,166 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Palladoarsenide
Formula: Pd2As
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Sopcheite (TL)
Formula: Ag4Pd3Te4
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88
Vincentite
Formula: Pd3As
Reference: (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p88

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Braggite'2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Clausthalite'2.CD.10PbSe
'Hollingworthite'2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
'Kotulskite'2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
'Mackinawite'2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
'Merenskyite'2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
'Millerite'2.CC.20NiS
'Palladoarsenide'2.AC.25aPd2As
'Sopcheite' (TL)2.BC.55Ag4Pd3Te4
'Sperrylite'2.EB.05aPtAs2
'Vincentite'2.AC.05bPd3As
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Vincentite2.2.5.1Pd3As
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Palladoarsenide2.4.14.1Pd2As
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Miscellaneous
Sopcheite (TL)2.16.10.1Ag4Pd3Te4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S MilleriteNiS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NiNickel
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Ni MilleriteNiS
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As PalladoarsenidePd2As
As SperrylitePtAs2
As VincentitePd3As
SeSelenium
Se ClausthalitePbSe
RhRhodium
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd PalladoarsenidePd2As
Pd SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
Pd VincentitePd3As
AgSilver
Ag SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
TeTellurium
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
PtPlatinum
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
PbLead
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
BiBismuth
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)

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