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Zhamanshin meteor crater, Yrgyz, Aktobe, Kazakhstani
Regional Level Types
Zhamanshin meteor craterCrater
YrgyzDistrict
AktobeRegion
KazakhstanCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Жаманшин, Актюбинская область
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 21' 6'' North , 60° 59' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.35167,60.98361
GeoHash:G#: v2e75dnuv
Locality type:Crater
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Yrghyz4,673 (2012)36.1km


A meteor crater 14 km in diameter and dated at 900,000 years ± 100,000.

Regions containing this locality

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

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8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Iron1.AE.05Fe
Moissanite1.DA.SiC
Nickelphosphide1.BD.05(Ni,Fe)3P
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Zirconolite4.DH.30CaZrTi2O7
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bastnäsite-(Ce)5.BD.20aCe(CO3)F
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Glass'-
'Tektite
var: Irghizite'
-
'Unnamed (HP polymorph of cadmoselite)'-CdSe
'Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))'-(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Moissanite1.3.8.1SiC
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
Zirconolite8.2.5.5CaZrTi2O7
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bastnäsite-(Ce)16a.1.1.1Ce(CO3)F
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Glass'-
Iron-Fe
Nickelphosphide-(Ni,Fe)3P
'Tektite
var: Irghizite'
-
'Unnamed (HP polymorph of cadmoselite)'-CdSe
'Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))'-(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
C MoissaniteSiC
C Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3
OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
O Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
O RutileTiO2
O Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
FFluorine
F Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si MoissaniteSiC
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
PPhosphorus
P Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3
P Nickelphosphide(Ni,Fe)3P
CaCalcium
Ca ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
Ca Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Nickelphosphide(Ni,Fe)3P
SeSelenium
Se Unnamed (HP polymorph of cadmoselite)CdSe
SrStrontium
Sr Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
CdCadmium
Cd Unnamed (HP polymorph of cadmoselite)CdSe
BaBarium
Ba Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3
LaLanthanum
La Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3
CeCerium
Ce Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
Ce Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3
NdNeodymium
Nd Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3

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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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185708
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 3149584
East European, Scythian, West Siberian, Turanian plates

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sand}, Minor{clay,sandstone,marlstone}

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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