Pit No. 69 (G.I. Gasberg's Topaz-Cryolite Pit), Ilmen Natural Reserve, Ilmen Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||55° North , 60° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~16km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Soviet Union|
The quarry was opened about 1840 and the cryolite noted in 1845.
16 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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Bailey, J. C: Formation of cryolite and other aluminofluorides: A petrologic review. Bull. geol. Soc. Denmark, vol. 29, pp. 1-45. Copenhagen, June 10th, 1980.