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Belqeys Mountain (Kuh-e-Belgheys), Takab (Takan Tepe), West Azerbaijan, Irani
Regional Level Types
Belqeys Mountain (Kuh-e-Belgheys)Mountain
Takab (Takan Tepe)- not defined -
West AzerbaijanProvince

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 40' 6'' North , 47° 17' 53'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
Takāb51,541 (2014)34.0km

The locality is recorded here for a new find of the gemmy bright/dark green demantoid garnets in the metamorphics on the southern flank of Belqeys Mountain, 34 km NE of Takab. Not studied in detail yet (Vachik Hairapetian, July 2013).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Vachik Hairapetian Collection
Andradite var: Demantoid
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Vachik Hairapetian Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
var: Demantoid9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Demantoid-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

O Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Andradite (var: Demantoid)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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