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Sadon ore district, North Ossetia Republic, Northern Caucasus Region, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° North , 44° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~90km
Other regions containing this locality:Soviet Union (1922-1991)
Locality type:District
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Vein-type Pb-Zn deposits. Mined since the 19th century, with Ag and Cd as by-products.

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28 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
'Amphibolite'
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Beegerite'
Formula: Pb6Bi2S9
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
'Bursaite'
Formula: Pb5Bi4S11 (?)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series'
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series var: Knebelite'
Formula: from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Galena var: Bismuthiferous Galena
Formula: (Pb,Bi,Ag)S
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
'Gneiss'
'Granite'
Graphite
Formula: C
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
'commodity:Lead'
Formula: Pb
Lillianite
Formula: Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Porphyry'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Quartzite'
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
'Schist'
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Siderite var: Manganoan Siderite
Formula: (Fe,Mn)CO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Sphalerite var: Cleiophane
Formula: ZnS
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
'Unnamed (Ag-Pb-Bi Sulphosalt)'
Formula: Ag3Pb8Bi11S26
'Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt I)'
Formula: Pb5Bi2S8
'Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt II)'
Formula: Pb4Bi2S7
Weibullite
Formula: Pb5Bi8Se7S11
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'commodity:Zinc'
Formula: Zn

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bursaite2.JB.40aPb5Bi4S11 (?)
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Bismuthiferous Galena2.CD.10(Pb,Bi,Ag)S
Galenobismutite2.JC.25ePbBi2S4
'Lillianite'2.JB.40aPb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Cleiophane2.CB.05aZnS
Weibullite2.JB.25hPb5Bi8Se7S11
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
var: Manganoan Siderite5.AB.05(Fe,Mn)CO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andalusite'9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibolite'-
'Beegerite'-Pb6Bi2S9
Chlorite Group-
Fayalite-Tephroite Series-
'var: Knebelite'-from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
Feldspar Group-
Gneiss-
Granite-
Porphyry-
Quartzite-
Schist-
Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series-
Unnamed (Ag-Pb-Bi Sulphosalt)-Ag3Pb8Bi11S26
Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt I)-Pb5Bi2S8
Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt II)-Pb4Bi2S7
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
'Bursaite'3.4.15.2Pb5Bi4S11 (?)
Lillianite3.4.15.1Pb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
2 < ø < 2.49
Weibullite3.6.18.1Pb5Bi8Se7S11
ø = 2
Galenobismutite3.7.9.1PbBi2S4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibolite'-
'Beegerite'-Pb6Bi2S9
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series'-
'var: Knebelite'-from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
'Feldspar Group'-
Galena
var: Bismuthiferous Galena
-(Pb,Bi,Ag)S
'Gneiss'-
'Granite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Porphyry'-
'Quartzite'-
'Schist'-
Siderite
var: Manganoan Siderite
-(Fe,Mn)CO3
Sphalerite
var: Cleiophane
-ZnS
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-
'Unnamed (Ag-Pb-Bi Sulphosalt)'-Ag3Pb8Bi11S26
'Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt I)'-Pb5Bi2S8
'Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt II)'-Pb4Bi2S7
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Fayalite-Tephroite Series (var: Knebelite)from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Fayalite-Tephroite Series (var: Knebelite)from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BeegeritePb6Bi2S9
S Galena (var: Bismuthiferous Galena)(Pb,Bi,Ag)S
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BursaitePb5Bi4S11 (?)
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Sphalerite (var: Cleiophane)ZnS
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S GalenaPbS
S GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
S LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S Unnamed (Ag-Pb-Bi Sulphosalt)Ag3Pb8Bi11S26
S Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt I)Pb5Bi2S8
S Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt II)Pb4Bi2S7
S WeibullitePb5Bi8Se7S11
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Fayalite-Tephroite Series (var: Knebelite)from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
Mn Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Fayalite-Tephroite Series (var: Knebelite)from (Fe1.5Mn0.5)2SiO4 to (Mn1.5Fe0.5)2SiO4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Sphalerite (var: Cleiophane)ZnS
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SeSelenium
Se WeibullitePb5Bi8Se7S11
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Galena (var: Bismuthiferous Galena)(Pb,Bi,Ag)S
Ag LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Ag SilverAg
Ag Unnamed (Ag-Pb-Bi Sulphosalt)Ag3Pb8Bi11S26
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb BeegeritePb6Bi2S9
Pb Galena (var: Bismuthiferous Galena)(Pb,Bi,Ag)S
Pb BursaitePb5Bi4S11 (?)
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
Pb LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Pb Unnamed (Ag-Pb-Bi Sulphosalt)Ag3Pb8Bi11S26
Pb Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt I)Pb5Bi2S8
Pb Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt II)Pb4Bi2S7
Pb WeibullitePb5Bi8Se7S11
BiBismuth
Bi BeegeritePb6Bi2S9
Bi BismuthBi
Bi Galena (var: Bismuthiferous Galena)(Pb,Bi,Ag)S
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi BursaitePb5Bi4S11 (?)
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi GalenobismutitePbBi2S4
Bi LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6
Bi Unnamed (Ag-Pb-Bi Sulphosalt)Ag3Pb8Bi11S26
Bi Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt I)Pb5Bi2S8
Bi Unnamed (Pb-Bi Sulphosalt II)Pb4Bi2S7
Bi WeibullitePb5Bi8Se7S11

References

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- Nekrasov, E.M. (2007): Geology and Structural Features of Vein-Type Lead and Zinc Deposits. Geology of Ore Deposits 49(6), 487-496.

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