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Volchetundra massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

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Name(s) in local language(s):, Кольский полуостров, Мурманская область
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 68° 8' North , 32° 22' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 68.13333,32.36667
GeoHash:G#: usp58e29m
Locality type:Massif
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Murmanskaja Oblast'; Murmansk Oblast


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Karelian-Kola Alkaline Ultramafic and Carbonatitic Province, Finland/Russia

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36 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopalladinite
Formula: Pd8(As,Sb)3
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Atheneite
Formula: Pd2As0.75Hg0.25
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Keithconnite
Formula: Pd20Te7
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Moncheite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Palladoarsenide
Formula: Pd2As
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Paolovite
Formula: Pd2Sn
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Platarsite
Formula: PtAsS
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Sopcheite
Formula: Ag4Pd3Te4
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Telargpalite
Formula: (Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Vysotskite
Formula: (Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Paolovite'1.AG.20Pd2Sn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopalladinite'2.AC.10cPd8(As,Sb)3
'Atheneite'2.AC.05aPd2As0.75Hg0.25
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Braggite'2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cooperite'2.CC.35bPtS
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Cubanite'2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
'Erlichmanite'2.EB.05aOsS2
'Hessite'2.BA.60Ag2Te
'Hollingworthite'2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
'Keithconnite'2.BC.20Pd20Te7
'Kotulskite'2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
'Laurite'2.EB.05aRuS2
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Melonite'2.EA.20NiTe2
'Merenskyite'2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
'Millerite'2.CC.20NiS
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Moncheite'2.EA.20(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
'Palladoarsenide'2.AC.25aPd2As
'Pentlandite'2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
'Platarsite'2.EB.25PtAsS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sopcheite'2.BC.55Ag4Pd3Te4
'Sperrylite'2.EB.05aPtAs2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Telargpalite'2.BC.45(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4
Vysotskite2.CC.35a(Pd,Ni)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Paolovite1.2.6.1Pd2Sn
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p > 3:1
Telargpalite2.1.3.1(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Atheneite2.2.4.1Pd2As0.75Hg0.25
Keithconnite2.2.6.1Pd20Te7
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Palladoarsenide2.4.14.1Pd2As
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Vysotskite2.8.5.2(Pd,Ni)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Erlichmanite2.12.1.16OsS2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Moncheite2.12.14.3(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Platarsite2.12.3.6PtAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Miscellaneous
Arsenopalladinite2.16.5.1Pd8(As,Sb)3
Sopcheite2.16.10.1Ag4Pd3Te4
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O RutileTiO2
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CooperitePtS
S CovelliteCuS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S ErlichmaniteOsS2
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S LauriteRuS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PlatarsitePtAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
NiNickel
Ni MeloniteNiTe2
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Ni Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopalladinitePd8(As,Sb)3
As AtheneitePd2As0.75Hg0.25
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As PalladoarsenidePd2As
As PlatarsitePtAsS
As SperrylitePtAs2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
RhRhodium
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd ArsenopalladinitePd8(As,Sb)3
Pd AtheneitePd2As0.75Hg0.25
Pd KeithconnitePd20Te7
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pd PalladoarsenidePd2As
Pd PaolovitePd2Sn
Pd SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
Pd Telargpalite(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)
Pd Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)S
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
Ag Telargpalite(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)
SnTin
Sn PaolovitePd2Sn
TeTellurium
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te KeithconnitePd20Te7
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te MeloniteNiTe2
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Te SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
Te Telargpalite(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)
OsOsmium
Os ErlichmaniteOsS2
PtPlatinum
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Pt CooperitePtS
Pt Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Pt PlatarsitePtAsS
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg AtheneitePd2As0.75Hg0.25
BiBismuth
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Bi Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Bi Telargpalite(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)

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