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Solnechnoye Mine (Solvech Mine), Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert), Karazhal, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstani
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Solnechnoye Mine (Solvech Mine)Mine
Kara-Oba W depositDeposit
Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert)Desert
KarazhalCity of Regional Subordination
Karaganda RegionRegion
KazakhstanCountry

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47° 15' 27'' North , 71° 14' 31'' East
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Zhambyl1,336 (2012)13.0km


A fluorite mine. Originally known as Western District of the Karaoba molybdenum-tungsten deposit.

NOTE: "Solvech" is a mis-nomer that appears on several websites.

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Mineral List


19 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Akdalaite (TL)
Formula: Al10O14(OH)2
Type Locality:
Description: Dump of prospecting Hole #9
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 56, 631-640
Amesite
Formula: Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 56, 631-640; Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 56, 631-640; Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Rock Currier collection no. 6166
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 56, 631-640; Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 56, 631-640; Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 56, 631-640; Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 56, 631-640; Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Vesuvianite
Formula: Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Reference: Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 56, 631-640; Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Akdalaite (TL)4.FL.70Al10O14(OH)2
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Amesite9.ED.15Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Akdalaite (TL)4.3.2.1Al10O14(OH)2
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
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 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1Ca19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Amesite71.1.2c.1Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AkdalaiteAl10O14(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
H VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AkdalaiteAl10O14(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O CorundumAl2O3
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O CassiteriteSnO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
AlAluminium
Al AkdalaiteAl10O14(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Al VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe VesuvianiteCa19Fe3+Al4(Al6Mg2)(☐4)☐[Si2O7]4[(SiO4)10]O(OH)9
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
BiBismuth
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5

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