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Gal-Khaya As-Hg-Sb Deposit, Ust-Yansky District, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russiai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
68° 52' 59'' North , 140° 17' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Deputatsky3,484 (2013)49.1km


Mercury deposit found in breccia and veins in limestone.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Aktashite
Formula: Cu6Hg3As4S12
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
'Bitumen'
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Galkhaite (TL)
Formula: (Cs,Tl)(Hg,Cu,Zn)6(As,Sb)4S12
Type Locality:
Reference: DAN-SSSR,(1972) 205,; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; V. I. Vasil’ev, N. V. Pervukhina, S. V. Borisov und S. A. Magarill (2010): New data on the composition and crystal structure of galkhaite (Hg,Cu)6(Cs,Tl)(As,Sb)4S12. Geology of Ore Deposits, 52, 662-668. ; Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Getchellite
Formula: AsSbS3
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
Wakabayashilite
Formula: [(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aktashite2.GA.30Cu6Hg3As4S12
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galkhaite (TL)2.GB.20(Cs,Tl)(Hg,Cu,Zn)6(As,Sb)4S12
Getchellite2.FA.35AsSbS3
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Wakabayashilite2.FA.40[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bitumen'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Getchellite2.11.1.2AsSbS3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Wakabayashilite2.11.4.1[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ø = 3
Aktashite3.4.13.2Cu6Hg3As4S12
Galkhaite (TL)3.4.14.1(Cs,Tl)(Hg,Cu,Zn)6(As,Sb)4S12
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Bitumen'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S Galkhaite(Cs,Tl)(Hg,Cu,Zn)6(As,Sb)4S12
S Wakabayashilite[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
S PyriteFeS2
S StibniteSb2S3
S CinnabarHgS
S MetacinnabarHgS
S AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
S OrpimentAs2S3
S RealgarAs4S4
S GetchelliteAsSbS3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S SphaleriteZnS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu Galkhaite(Cs,Tl)(Hg,Cu,Zn)6(As,Sb)4S12
Cu AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As Galkhaite(Cs,Tl)(Hg,Cu,Zn)6(As,Sb)4S12
As Wakabayashilite[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
As AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
As OrpimentAs2S3
As RealgarAs4S4
As GetchelliteAsSbS3
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
SbAntimony
Sb Wakabayashilite[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb GetchelliteAsSbS3
CsCaesium
Cs Galkhaite(Cs,Tl)(Hg,Cu,Zn)6(As,Sb)4S12
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg Galkhaite(Cs,Tl)(Hg,Cu,Zn)6(As,Sb)4S12
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MetacinnabarHgS
Hg AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3187734
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 627992
Sedimentary; Slope and deep water

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: Verkhoyansk-Kolyma region, Chersky-Polousnensk fold-thrust belt

Comments: Orogen, magmatic arc/suite; Petrov et al., unpublished compilation, 2007-08

Lithology: Shale, chert, iron-formation, greywacke, turbidite, argillaceous limestone, matrix-supported conglomerate;

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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