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Severnyi Kurtsovskii quarry (North Kyrtsy), Ukrainka Village area (Kurtsy), Simferopol area, Crimea Oblast', Ukraine

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Name(s) in local language(s): Северный Курцовский карьер, с. Украинка (окрест.), Симферополь (окрестности), Автономная Республика Крым
Volcanıtes of Upper Bajocian Bodrak-Karadag series (prevail quartz-augite diorite porphyrites)broken by numerous fractures filled with hydrothermal mineral assembladges were found ın the Severnyi Kurtsovskii quarry, that has been abandoned for a long time.

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Fersman A. Ueber Gmelinite in Russland (1906) - Centralblt. f. Miner., 1906, p. 573

Dvoichenko P.A. The minerals of Crimea (1914) - Zapiski Krymskogo obshchestva estestvoispytatelei (Proceeding of the Crimea Society of Naturalistes), 1914, vol. 4, p. 1-208 (Rus.)

Popov S.P. Mineralogy of the Crimea (1938). - M.-L., AN SSSR, 1938, 352 p. (Rus.)

King, V. and Chenelatto, M., 2011, History of Ledererite. A Crystallographic Variety of Gmelinite, Mineral News, v. 27, p. 1-2, 5-7.

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