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Vuruchuaivench prospect, Monchegorsk, Monche-Tundra, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 67° 55' 20'' North , 32° 50' 20'' East (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Locality type:Prospect
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) - 3,733 mineral species & varietal names listed

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

Geologic Province - 1,164 mineral species & varietal names listed

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23 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Grokhovskaya, T.L., Griboedova, I.G. & Karimova, O.V. (2014) Diversity of PGM Assemblages in Pge Deposits of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Russia. 12th International Platinum Symposium p249
Arsenopalladinite
Formula: Pd8(As,Sb)3
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Grokhovskaya, T.L., Griboedova, I.G. & Karimova, O.V. (2014) Diversity of PGM Assemblages in Pge Deposits of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Russia. 12th International Platinum Symposium p249
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008; Grokhovskaya, T.L., Griboedova, I.G. & Karimova, O.V. (2014) Diversity of PGM Assemblages in Pge Deposits of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Russia. 12th International Platinum Symposium p249
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Grokhovskaya, T.L., Griboedova, I.G. & Karimova, O.V. (2014) Diversity of PGM Assemblages in Pge Deposits of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Russia. 12th International Platinum Symposium p249
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
'Gabbronorite'
Reference: Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (2001) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 86: 197-200.
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (2001) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 86: 197-200.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Isomertieite
Formula: Pd11Sb2As2
Description: Listed as "Guanglinite".
Reference: Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (2001) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 86: 197-200.
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Majakite
Formula: PdNiAs
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Menshikovite
Formula: Pd3Ni2As3
Reference: Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (2001) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 86: 197-200.; Grokhovskaya, T.L., Griboedova, I.G., and Karimova, O.V. (2014) Diversity of PGM Assemblages in Pge Deposits of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Russia. 12th International Platinum Symposium, p. 249.
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
'Mertieite'
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Michenerite
Formula: PdBiTe
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008; Grokhovskaya, T.L., Griboedova, I.G. & Karimova, O.V. (2014) Diversity of PGM Assemblages in Pge Deposits of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Russia. 12th International Platinum Symposium p249
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Grokhovskaya, T.L., Griboedova, I.G. & Karimova, O.V. (2014) Diversity of PGM Assemblages in Pge Deposits of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Russia. 12th International Platinum Symposium p249
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008; Grokhovskaya, T.L., Griboedova, I.G. & Karimova, O.V. (2014) Diversity of PGM Assemblages in Pge Deposits of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Russia. 12th International Platinum Symposium p249
Stibiopalladinite
Formula: Pd5Sb2
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008; Grokhovskaya, T.L., Griboedova, I.G. & Karimova, O.V. (2014) Diversity of PGM Assemblages in Pge Deposits of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Russia. 12th International Platinum Symposium p249
Stillwaterite
Formula: Pd8As3
Reference: 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Törnroosite
Formula: Pd11As2Te2
Reference: Grokhovskaya, T.L., Griboedova, I.G. & Karimova, O.V. (2014) Diversity of PGM Assemblages in Pge Deposits of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Russia. 12th International Platinum Symposium p249
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Grokhovskaya, T.L., Griboedova, I.G. & Karimova, O.V. (2014) Diversity of PGM Assemblages in Pge Deposits of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Russia. 12th International Platinum Symposium p249

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopalladinite'2.AC.10cPd8(As,Sb)3
'Braggite'2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cobaltite'2.EB.25CoAsS
'Gersdorffite'2.EB.25NiAsS
'Hessite'2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Isomertieite'2.AC.15aPd11Sb2As2
'Kotulskite'2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
'Majakite'2.AC.25ePdNiAs
'Menshikovite'2.AC.20cPd3Ni2As3
'Merenskyite'2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
'Michenerite'2.EB.25PdBiTe
'Millerite'2.CC.20NiS
'Moncheite'2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sperrylite'2.EB.05aPtAs2
'Stibiopalladinite'2.AC.20aPd5Sb2
'Stillwaterite'2.AC.10aPd8As3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Zoisite'9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Gabbronorite'-
'Mertieite'-
'Törnroosite'-Pd11As2Te2

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 = 5:2
Stibiopalladinite2.3.3.1Pd5Sb2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Majakite2.4.16.1PdNiAs
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Michenerite2.12.3.11PdBiTe
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Miscellaneous
Arsenopalladinite2.16.5.1Pd8(As,Sb)3
Isomertieite2.16.2.1Pd11Sb2As2
Stillwaterite2.16.4.1Pd8As3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Gabbronorite'-
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)
Menshikovite-Pd3Ni2As3
'Mertieite'-
Törnroosite-Pd11As2Te2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S MilleriteNiS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni MajakitePdNiAs
Ni MenshikovitePd3Ni2As3
Ni MilleriteNiS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopalladinitePd8(As,Sb)3
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As IsomertieitePd11Sb2As2
As MajakitePdNiAs
As MenshikovitePd3Ni2As3
As SperrylitePtAs2
As StillwateritePd8As3
As TörnroositePd11As2Te2
PdPalladium
Pd ArsenopalladinitePd8(As,Sb)3
Pd IsomertieitePd11Sb2As2
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd MajakitePdNiAs
Pd MenshikovitePd3Ni2As3
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd MicheneritePdBiTe
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pd StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
Pd StillwateritePd8As3
Pd TörnroositePd11As2Te2
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag HessiteAg2Te
SbAntimony
Sb IsomertieitePd11Sb2As2
Sb StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
TeTellurium
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te MicheneritePdBiTe
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Te TörnroositePd11As2Te2
PtPlatinum
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
BiBismuth
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Bi MicheneritePdBiTe
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Grokhovskaya, T.L., Bakaev, G.F., Shelepina, E.P., Lapina, M.I., Laputina, I.P., Muravitskaya, G.N. (2000) PGE mineralization in the Vuruchuaivench gabbronorite massif, Monchegorsk pluton (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Geology of Ore Deposits: 42: 133–146.
Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (2001) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 86: 197-200.


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