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Kapudzhukh Mt (Kaputdzhukh Mt; Kaputjukh Mt; Mount Kapydzhik), Zangezur Mountains, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Azerbaijani
Regional Level Types
Kapudzhukh Mt (Kaputdzhukh Mt; Kaputjukh Mt; Mount Kapydzhik)- not defined -
Zangezur MountainsMountain Range
Nakhchivan Autonomous RepublicRepublic

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 8' 55'' North , 46° 0' 15'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.14883,46.00422
GeoHash:G#: tnbwwyg62
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Nearest Settlements:
Ashagy Aylis992 (2016)24.3km
Arafsa927 (2016)24.6km
Ordubad9,781 (2016)26.6km
Sumbatan-diza1,024 (2016)27.1km
Deste4,282 (2013)30.6km

Kapudzhukh Mt. is the highest point (3904 m) of Zangezur range on the Armenia/Azerbaijan border.

See also the locality page in Armenia (http://www.mindat.org/loc-4655.html).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Soviet Union (1922-1991)Country (Former)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-6439
Formula: SiO2
Description: Occurs as crystals.
Reference: Martins da Pedra.
Formula: TiO2
Colour: Deep red
Description: Occurs as lustrous crystals.
Reference: Martins da Pedra.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 9 - Silicates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si

List of minerals for each chemical element

O RutileTiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Miocene - Eocene
5.333 - 56 Ma

ID: 3192599
Cenozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Eocene - Paleocene
33.9 - 66 Ma

ID: 3138430
Palaeocene undifferentiated

Age: Paleogene (33.9 - 66 Ma)

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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