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|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude:||40° North , 47° East (est.)|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Soviet Union (1922-1991)|
Azerbaijan, which declared its independence from the USSR in 1991, is divided into 66 districts (rayons) and 11 cities within 10 economic regions.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
148 valid minerals. 6 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Select Rock List TypeAlphabetical List Tree Diagram
Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
- Sedimentary rock and sediment
- Lunar, meteorite and other extra-terrestrial rock and sediment
GeochronologyMineralization age: Cretaceous : 136 ± 10 Ma to 70 ± 6 Ma
Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.
|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
Localities in this Region
- ⭔Abşeron District (Absheron)
- ⭔Ağcabədi District (Aghjabadi)
- ⭔Ağdam District (Agdam)
- ⭔Ağdaş District (Agdash)
- ⭔Balakan District
- ⭔Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan)
- ⭔Gədəbəy District (Gadabey)
- ⭔Göygöl District (Hanlar)
- ⭔Kəlbəcər District (Kalbacar; Kelbajar; Karavajar)
- Kəlbəcər District (Kalbacar; Kelbajar; Karavajar)
- Kuscinskoe deposit
- Lacin District
- ⭔Lerik District
- ⭔Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
- ⭔Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic
- ⭔Naxçıvan District (Naxcivan; Nakhichevan)
- ⭔Qobustan District (Gobustan; Kobustan)
- ⭔Shermakha District (Şamaxi; Shemakha; Samaxi; Shamakhi; Shamakhy)
- ⭔Tartar District
- ⭔Yardymli District
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Ali-Zade Ak.A., Chiragov M.I., Veli-Zade S.F., Veliyev M.A. (2008) Minerals of Azerbaijan, - Nafta-press, Baku, p.362 (in Azerbaijan, Russian and English).
Akif A. Alizadeh, Ibrahim S. Guliyev, Fakhraddin A. Kadirov, Lev V. Eppelbaum (2016) Geosciences of Azerbaijan: Volume II: Economic Geology and Applied Geophysics: 2 (Regional Geology Reviews). Springer
Alizadeh, A. A., Guliyev, I. S., Kadirov, F. A., & Eppelbaum, L. V. (2017). Economic Minerals of Azerbaijan. In Geosciences of Azerbaijan (pp. 25-106). Springer International Publishing.