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Aktashskoye Sb-Hg deposit, Altai Republic, Russiai
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Aktashskoye Sb-Hg depositDeposit
Altai RepublicRepublic
RussiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 18' North , 87° 35' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chibit670 (2013)5.1km
Aktash3,374 (2013)10.6km
Kuray500 (2013)24.3km
Ust’-Ulagan2,623 (2012)45.6km


Carbonate-hosted antimony-mercury deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent
Soviet Union (1922-1991)Country (Former)
Siberian Federal District, RussiaDistrict
Altai Mts (Rudnyi Altai), AsiaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Aktashite (TL)
Formula: Cu6Hg3As4S12
Type Locality:
Reference: [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index, 3rd Edition"]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; V. I. Vasil’ev, N. V. Pervukhina, S. V. Borisov, S. A. Magarill, D. Yu. Naumov and N. V. Kurat’eva (2010): Aktashite Cu6Hg3As4S12 from the Aktash deposit, Altai, Russia: Refinement and crystal chemical analysis of the structure. Geology of Ore Deposits 52, 656-661.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aktashite (TL)2.GA.30Cu6Hg3As4S12
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Chalcostibite2.HA.05CuSbS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
ø = 3
Aktashite (TL)3.4.13.2Cu6Hg3As4S12
ø = 2
Chalcostibite3.7.5.1CuSbS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S CinnabarHgS
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S MetacinnabarHgS
S ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S RealgarAs4S4
S OrpimentAs2S3
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
CuCopper
Cu AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As RealgarAs4S4
As OrpimentAs2S3
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
HgMercury
Hg AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg MetacinnabarHgS

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 - Cambrian
358.9 - 541 Ma



ID: 3185436
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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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- Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): The age of Ag-Sb deposits of Central Asia and their correlation with other types of ore systems and magmatism. Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.


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