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Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert), Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast'), Kazakhstan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° 16' North , 72° 15' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 47.26667,72.25000
Other regions containing this locality:Soviet Union (1922-1991)
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Greisen tungsten-molybdenum deposit.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Aikinite

Akdalaite (TL)

Albite

Amesite

Anatase

Andalusite

Andradite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

'Apatite'

Arsenopyrite

Atacamite

Augite

Azurite

Baryte

Bertrandite

Beryl

Betpakdalite-CaCa (TL)

Beudantite

'Biotite'

Bismoclite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bornite

Brochantite

Brookite

Calcite

Cassiterite

Celestine

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Chukhrovite-(Nd) (TL)

Chukhrovite-(Y) (TL)

Cosalite

Covellite

Creedite

Cronstedtite

Cuprite

Cuprotungstite

Diaspore

Dickite

Diopside

Dolomite

Ferberite

Ferrimolybdite

Fluorite

var: Yttrofluorite

Galena

Galenobismutite

Gearksutite

Goethite

Gypsum

'Halloysite'

Helvine

Hematite

Hübnerite

Hydrokenoelsmoreite

var: Ferritungstite

Ilmenite

Ixiolite

Jarosite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Koechlinite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Magnetite

Malachite

Marcasite

Metazeunerite

Mimetite

Molybdenite

Monazite-(Ce)

Montmorillonite

Muscovite

Nacrite

Natrojarosite

Nontronite

Opal

Palygorskite

Perite

Phenakite

Phlogopite

Plumbojarosite

Powellite

Pyrite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

var: Smoky Quartz

Rhodochrosite

Russellite

Rutile

var: Ilmenorutile

var: Strüverite

Scheelite

Schröckingerite

Scorodite

Siderite

Siderophyllite

Sphalerite

'Stilbite'

Stilpnomelane

Stolzite

Strontianite

Sudoite

Sulphur

Tennantite

Tetrahedrite

Titanite

Topaz

'Tourmaline'

Tungstite

Vesuvianite

'Wad'

Wittichenite

'Wolframite'

Wulfenite

'Xenotime'

Zircon


108 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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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Silurian-Devonian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 1379509
Silurian-Devonian mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Comments: This designation includes Precambrian iron-formation-bearing sedimentary and volcanic sequences, as well as mixed sedimentary and volcanic or volcaniclastic sequences.

Lithology: Mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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


Localities in this Region

Kazakhstan

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References

Ermilova, L. P. & Senderova, V. M. (1961): Betpakdalite, a new mineral from the oxidation zone of the wolframite ore deposit of Karaoba (Central Kazakhstan). Zapiski Vserossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 90, 425-430. (in Russian)

Jermilova, L.P. (1964): Minerals of the wolfram-molybdenum deposit Karaoba in Central Kazakhstan. - Moscow, Nauka, 1964, 176pp. (in Russian).

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.

Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan.Lapis 27(4), 13-34 + 50

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