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Şaphane alunite deposit, Pazarlar, Kütahya Province, Aegean Region, Turkeyi
Regional Level Types
Şaphane alunite depositDeposit
Pazarlar- not defined -
Kütahya ProvinceProvince
Aegean RegionRegion
TurkeyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 1' 40'' North , 29° 13' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Şaphane5,085 (2013)0.1km
Pazarlar6,387 (2013)9.1km
Gediz22,058 (2015)15.0km
Simav34,909 (2013)22.2km
Emet23,812 (2013)35.2km


The deposit was exploited by several open pits, most of which are now abandoned.

GPS coordinates are approximate.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
Opal var: Opal-CT
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., and Kadir, S. (2005): Ore Geology Reviews 26, 39-50.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-CT4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Opal
var: Opal-CT
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3

References

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Mutlu, H., Sariiz, K., Kadir, S. (2005) Geochemistry and origin of the Şaphane alunite deposit, Western Anatolia, Turkey. Ore Geology Reviews, 26, 39-50.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5%9Eaphane
Wikidata ID:Q953775

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