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Akchatau Mine, Akchatau (Aqshatau; Akschatau; Akchataul; Akshatau), Shet District, Karaganda, Kazakhstan

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Name(s) in local language(s):Акчатау, Карагандинская область, Казахстан
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 58' 51'' North , 74° 3' 21'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.98111,74.05611
GeoHash:G#: v8s8vnwn0
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Tungsten deposit, discovered in 1936 and mined since 1941. In 300+ greisens.

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Soviet Union (1922-1991)

Country (Former) - 3,769 mineral species & varietal names listed

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30 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
'Aplite'
Reference: Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Gavrilenko, V. et al.(1997): Unusual REE distribution patterns in fluorites from Sn-W deposits of the quartz-cassiterite and-quartz-wolframite type. Conference abstracts MAEGS-10 Section 3, Journal of Geosciences 42 (3), p 36
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
'Biotite'
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Chen Xuanhua, Qu Wenjun, Han Shuqin, Seitmuratova, E., Yang Nong, Chen Zhengle, Zeng Fagang, Du Andao, and Wang Zhihong (2010): Geoscience Frontiers 1(1), 115-124; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Yefimov, A. V., Borodayev, Y. S., Mozgova, N. N., & Nenasheva, S. N. (1990). Bismuth mineralization of the Akchatau molybdenum-tungsten deposit, central Kazakhstan. International Geology Review, 32(10), 1017-1027.; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Creedite
Formula: Ca3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 81:5 422-426; Cooper, Michael P.(1997) What’s New in Minerals, Munich Show 1996. Mineralogical Record 28:137; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
'Diorite'
Reference: Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: No reference listed
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Colour: Pale rose; pale blue
Reference: Chen Xuanhua, Qu Wenjun, Han Shuqin, Seitmuratova, E., Yang Nong, Chen Zhengle, Zeng Fagang, Du Andao, and Wang Zhihong (2010): Geoscience Frontiers 1(1), 115-124; Belakovskiy, D. I. (2003). New Acquisitions Of The Fersman Mineralogical Museum Russian Academy Of Sciences (1997–2001). Mineralogical Museums and Collections, 101. New data on minerals. M.: 2003. Volume 38 ; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Friedrichite
Formula: Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Chen Xuanhua, Qu Wenjun, Han Shuqin, Seitmuratova, E., Yang Nong, Chen Zhengle, Zeng Fagang, Du Andao, and Wang Zhihong (2010): Geoscience Frontiers 1(1), 115-124; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Gladite
Formula: PbCuBi5S9
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
'Granite'
Reference: Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
'Granodiorite'
Reference: Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
'Greisen'
Reference: Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Hammarite
Formula: Pb2Cu2Bi4S9
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
'Hornfels'
Reference: Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Hydrokenoelsmoreite
Formula: 2W2O6(H2O)
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Krupkaite
Formula: PbCuBi3S6
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993
Lindströmite
Formula: Pb3Cu3Bi7S15
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Chen Xuanhua, Qu Wenjun, Han Shuqin, Seitmuratova, E., Yang Nong, Chen Zhengle, Zeng Fagang, Du Andao, and Wang Zhihong (2010): Geoscience Frontiers 1(1), 115-124.; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.; Yefimov, A. V., Borodayev, Y. S., Mozgova, N. N., & Nenasheva, S. N. (1990). Bismuth mineralization of the Akchatau molybdenum-tungsten deposit, central Kazakhstan. International Geology Review, 32(10), 1017-1027.; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Gavrilenko, V. et al.(1997): Unusual REE distribution patterns in fluorites from Sn-W deposits of the quartz-cassiterite and-quartz-wolframite type. Conference abstracts MAEGS-10 Section 3, Journal of Geosciences 42 (3), p 36
Pekoite
Formula: PbCuBi11(S,Se)18
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993
'Porphyry'
Reference: Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30; Belakovskiy, D. I. (2003). New Acquisitions Of The Fersman Mineralogical Museum Russian Academy Of Sciences (1997–2001). Mineralogical Museums and Collections, 101. New data on minerals. M.: 2003. Volume 38 ; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Chen Xuanhua, Qu Wenjun, Han Shuqin, Seitmuratova, E., Yang Nong, Chen Zhengle, Zeng Fagang, Du Andao, and Wang Zhihong (2010): Geoscience Frontiers 1(1), 115-124.; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30; Yefimov, A. V., Borodayev, Y. S., Mozgova, N. N., & Nenasheva, S. N. (1990). Bismuth mineralization of the Akchatau molybdenum-tungsten deposit, central Kazakhstan. International Geology Review, 32(10), 1017-1027.; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Chen Xuanhua, Qu Wenjun, Han Shuqin, Seitmuratova, E., Yang Nong, Chen Zhengle, Zeng Fagang, Du Andao, and Wang Zhihong (2010): Geoscience Frontiers 1(1), 115-124; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Gavrilenko, V. et al.(1997): Unusual REE distribution patterns in fluorites from Sn-W deposits of the quartz-cassiterite and-quartz-wolframite type. Conference abstracts MAEGS-10 Section 3, Journal of Geosciences 42 (3), p 36; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30; Yefimov, A. V., Borodayev, Y. S., Mozgova, N. N., & Nenasheva, S. N. (1990). Bismuth mineralization of the Akchatau molybdenum-tungsten deposit, central Kazakhstan. International Geology Review, 32(10), 1017-1027.; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: [MinRec 25:61]; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30; Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Aikinite'2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Friedrichite2.HB.05aPb5Cu5Bi7S18
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gladite2.HB.05aPbCuBi5S9
Hammarite2.HB.05aPb2Cu2Bi4S9
Krupkaite2.HB.05aPbCuBi3S6
Lindströmite2.HB.05aPb3Cu3Bi7S15
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pekoite2.HB.05aPbCuBi11(S,Se)18
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Creedite3.CG.15Ca3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Hydrokenoelsmoreite4.DH.152W2O6(H2O)
var: Ferritungstite4.DH.152W2O6(H2O)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite7.GB.30Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Aplite'-
Biotite-
Chlorite Group-
Diorite-
Feldspar Group-
Granite-
Granodiorite-
Greisen-
Hornfels-
Porphyry-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Friedrichite3.4.5.5Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Gladite3.4.5.3PbCuBi5S9
Hammarite3.4.5.4Pb2Cu2Bi4S9
Krupkaite3.4.5.2PbCuBi3S6
Lindströmite3.4.5.7Pb3Cu3Bi7S15
Pekoite3.4.5.6PbCuBi11(S,Se)18
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 12 - COMPOUND HALIDES
Miscellaneous
Creedite12.1.4.1Ca3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Hydrated Normal Molybdates and Tungstates
Ferrimolybdite49.2.1.1Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Aplite'-
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Diorite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Granite'-
'Granodiorite'-
'Greisen'-
'Hornfels'-
Hydrokenoelsmoreite-2W2O6(H2O)
var: Ferritungstite-2W2O6(H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Porphyry'-
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H CreediteCa3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
H FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
H Hydrokenoelsmoreite2W2O6(H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O CreediteCa3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
O FerberiteFeWO4
O FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Hydrokenoelsmoreite2W2O6(H2O)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F CreediteCa3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al CreediteCa3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S CreediteCa3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
S FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18
S GalenaPbS
S GladitePbCuBi5S9
S HammaritePb2Cu2Bi4S9
S KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6
S LindströmitePb3Cu3Bi7S15
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PekoitePbCuBi11(S,Se)18
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca CreediteCa3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18
Cu GladitePbCuBi5S9
Cu HammaritePb2Cu2Bi4S9
Cu KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6
Cu LindströmitePb3Cu3Bi7S15
Cu PekoitePbCuBi11(S,Se)18
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SeSelenium
Se PekoitePbCuBi11(S,Se)18
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo FerrimolybditeFe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W Hydrokenoelsmoreite2W2O6(H2O)
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Pb FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GladitePbCuBi5S9
Pb HammaritePb2Cu2Bi4S9
Pb KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6
Pb LindströmitePb3Cu3Bi7S15
Pb PekoitePbCuBi11(S,Se)18
BiBismuth
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18
Bi GladitePbCuBi5S9
Bi HammaritePb2Cu2Bi4S9
Bi KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6
Bi LindströmitePb3Cu3Bi7S15
Bi PekoitePbCuBi11(S,Se)18

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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Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3189963
Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic volcanic 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]

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

References

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Yefimov, A. V., Borodayev, Y. S., Mozgova, N. N., & Nenasheva, S. N. (1990). Bismuth mineralization of the Akchatau molybdenum-tungsten deposit, central Kazakhstan. International Geology Review, 32(10), 1017-1027.
Gavrilenko, V.; Morozov, M.; Kempe, U. ; Smolenskiy, V. & Wolf, D. (1997): Unusual REE distribution patterns in fluorites from Sn-W deposits of the quartz-cassiterite and-quartz-wolframite type. Conference abstracts MAEGS-10 Section 3, Journal of Geosciences 42 (3), p 36
Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): International Strategic Mineral Issues Summary Report - Tungsten. US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
Chen Xuanhua, Qu Wenjun, Han Shuqin, Seitmuratova, E., Yang Nong, Chen Zhengle, Zeng Fagang, Du Andao, and Wang Zhihong (2010): Re-Os geochronology of Cu and W–Mo deposits in the Balkhash metallogenic belt, Kazakhstan and its geological significance. Geoscience Frontiers 1(1), 115-124.
Li, G., Cao, M., Qin, K., Evans, N. J., Hollings, P., & Seitmuratova, E. Y. (2016). Geochronology, petrogenesis and tectonic settings of pre-and syn-ore granites from the W-Mo deposits (East Kounrad, Zhanet and Akshatau), Central Kazakhstan. Lithos, 252, 16-31.

External Links

http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Akchatau.htm - A lot of fotos (samples from different collections) and maps (in Russian)


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