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Sakhara Nickel mine, Sakhara massif, Sakhara District (Sakharinskii), Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 53° North , 59° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~17km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Abandoned nickel mine.

Regions containing this locality

Soviet Union (1922-1991)

Country (Former) - 3,744 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
Clintonite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
Glauconite
Formula: (K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
'Kerolite'
Formula: (Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
Reference: Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
'commodity:Nickel'
Formula: Ni
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Nickelhexahydrite
Formula: (Ni,Mg,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Reference: Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Opal'4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Magnesite'5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Nickelhexahydrite'7.CB.25(Ni,Mg,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Annite'9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Clinochlore'9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Clintonite'9.EC.35Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Lizardite'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Nontronite'9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
'Palygorskite'9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
'Saponite'9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
'Sepiolite'9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
'Talc'9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
'Vermiculite'9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
'Kerolite'-(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Nickelhexahydrite29.6.8.4(Ni,Mg,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Annite71.2.2b.3KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Clintonite71.2.2c.2Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Glauconite71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Kerolite'-(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Kerolite(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Nickelhexahydrite(Ni,Mg,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Kerolite(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O Nickelhexahydrite(Ni,Mg,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Mg Kerolite(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg Nickelhexahydrite(Ni,Mg,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Kerolite(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S Nickelhexahydrite(Ni,Mg,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
KPotassium
K AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Nickelhexahydrite(Ni,Mg,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
NiNickel
Ni Kerolite(Mg,Ni)3Si4O10(OH)2 · nH2O (n ~ 1)
Ni Nickelhexahydrite(Ni,Mg,Fe)SO4 · 6H2O

References

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- Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Nickel ores in the Urals. Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
- Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Garnierite in Nickel Deposits of the Urals. Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.


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