Cape Fiolent, Balaklava area, Crimea peninsula, Crimea Oblast', Ukraine
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude:||45° North , 34° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~178km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Soviet Union (1922-1991)|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Фиолент (мыс), Балаклава (район), Автономная Республика Крым|
Cape Fiolent is situated at 8.5 km to the south of Balaklava. The Bajocian volcano-sedimentary sequence is composed of interbedding rock masses represented by lavas of sodium basalts, basaltic andesites, microdiabases, acidic tuffs with interlayers of rhyolites, felsites, andesitic dacites, andesites, andesites porphyrites and tuffs of basic composition.
41 valid minerals.
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- Dobrovolskaya T.I., Polkanov Y.A. (2004): The Paleovolcano Fiolent. Guide, Simferopol, 2004, 19 pp. (in Russ.)
- Oleg V. Zinchenko at al. (2008).The mineralogy of seasonal sulfates in the cape Fiolent. Zapiski Ukrainskogo Mineralogichnogo Tovaristva (Proceeding Ukrainian Mineralogical Society), 2008, #5, 75-83 (in Ukr.)