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Yadovitaya fumarole, Second scoria cone, Northern Breakthrough (North Breach), Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture), Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 50' North , 160° 20' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.8333333333, 160.333333333
Name(s) in local language(s):Фумарола ядовитая
Other regions containing this locality:Soviet Union
Asia


Literally(?) the "poisonous" fumarole.

WORLD RECORD locality by the number of NEW mineral species on one square meter: In this fumarole have been already found 15 (!) new minerals only within 2 square meters.

Mineral List


46 valid minerals. 16 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

Zelenski, M.E., Zubkova, N.V., Pekov, I.V., Polekhovsky, Yu.S. & Pushcharovsky, D.Yu. (2012): Cupromolybdite, Cu3O(MoO4)2, a new fumarolic mineral from the Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. European Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 749-757.

Murashko, M.; Pekov, I.; Krivovichev, S.; Chernyatyeva, A.; Yapaskurt, V.; Zadov, A.; Zelensky, M. (2013): Steklite, KAl(SO4)2: A finding at the Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia, validating its status as a mineral species and crystal structure. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55, 594-600.

Pekov, I.V., Siidra, O.I., Chukanov, N.V., Yapaskurt, V.O., Belakovskiy, D.I., Murashko, M.N., Sidorov, E.G. (2014): Kaliochalcite, KCu2(SO4)2[(OH)(H2O)], a new tsumcorite-group mineral from the Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka, Russia. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26, 597-604.

Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Yapaskurt, V.O., Belakovskiy, D.I., Chukanov, N.V., Lykova, I.S., Savelyev, D.P., Sidorov, E.G., Pushcharovsky, D.Yu. (2014): Wulffite, K3NaCu4O2(SO4)4, and parawulffite, K5Na3Cu8O4(SO4)8, two new minerals from fumarole sublimates of the Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia. Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 699-716

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