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South Ossetiai
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South OssetiaDisputed Territory

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Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:Disputed Territory
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Ts’khinvali30,000 (2015)
Akhalgori1,420 (2016)
Khet’agurovi850 (2015)
Znaur755 (2016)
Tbeti530 (2016)
Java426 (2014)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Southern Ossetia, Shida Kartli Region, Georgia


A contested region that was occupied by Russian armed forces after the Russia-Georgia War of 2008 and subsequently unilaterally announced its independence from Georgia. It is still (2017) regarded legally as part of Georgia by the majority of countries worldwide.

As per mindat.org rules on contested regions it is now listed separately from the Georgia hierarchy.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

22 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antimony
Formula: Sb
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Bredigite
Formula: Ca7Mg(SiO4)4
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorellestadite (TL)
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
Type Locality:
Eltyubyuite
Formula: Ca12Fe3+10Si4O32Cl6
Fluorchegemite
Formula: Ca7(SiO4)3F2
Fluorellestadite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gazeevite (TL)
Formula: BaCa6(SiO4)2(SO4)2O
Type Locality:
Gehlenite
Formula: Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Kumtyubeite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)2F2
Larnite
Formula: Ca2SiO4
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Merwinite
Formula: Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Rondorfite
Formula: Ca8Mg(SiO4)4Cl2
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spurrite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Srebrodolskite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+2O5
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
'UM1984-27-S:ClPbSb'
Formula: Pb2SbS3Cl
Wadalite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)6(Al,Fe3+)4((Si,Al)O4)3O4Cl3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Srebrodolskite4.AC.10Ca2Fe3+2O5
Group 9 - Silicates
Bredigite9.AD.20Ca7Mg(SiO4)4
Chlorellestadite (TL)9.AH.25Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
Eltyubyuite9.AD.25Ca12Fe3+10Si4O32Cl6
Fluorellestadite9.AH.25Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Gehlenite9.BB.10Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Kumtyubeite9.AF.45Ca5(SiO4)2F2
Larnite9.AD.05Ca2SiO4
Merwinite9.AD.15Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Rondorfite9.AB.20Ca8Mg(SiO4)4Cl2
Spurrite9.AH.15Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Wadalite9.AD.25(Ca,Mg)6(Al,Fe3+)4((Si,Al)O4)3O4Cl3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Fluorchegemite-Ca7(SiO4)3F2
Gazeevite (TL)-BaCa6(SiO4)2(SO4)2O
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'UM1984-27-S:ClPbSb'-Pb2SbS3Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Bredigite51.4.1.1Ca7Mg(SiO4)4
Merwinite51.4.2.1Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Wadalite51.4.5.1(Ca,Mg)6(Al,Fe3+)4((Si,Al)O4)3O4Cl3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Larnite51.5.1.1Ca2SiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Kumtyubeite52.3.3.4Ca5(SiO4)2F2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Chlorellestadite (TL)52.4.9.5Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
Fluorellestadite52.4.9.3Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (CO3)
Spurrite53.1.1.1Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Gehlenite55.4.1.2Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Eltyubyuite-Ca12Fe3+10Si4O32Cl6
Fluorchegemite-Ca7(SiO4)3F2
Gazeevite (TL)-BaCa6(SiO4)2(SO4)2O
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
Rondorfite-Ca8Mg(SiO4)4Cl2
Srebrodolskite-Ca2Fe3+2O5
'UM1984-27-S:ClPbSb'-Pb2SbS3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
OOxygen
O GazeeviteBaCa6(SiO4)2(SO4)2O
O ChlorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
O SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
O LarniteCa2SiO4
O GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
O MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
O BredigiteCa7Mg(SiO4)4
O RondorfiteCa8Mg(SiO4)4Cl2
O SrebrodolskiteCa2Fe23+O5
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O Wadalite(Ca,Mg)6(Al,Fe3+)4((Si,Al)O4)3O4Cl3
O FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
O KumtyubeiteCa5(SiO4)2F2
O FluorchegemiteCa7(SiO4)3F2
O EltyubyuiteCa12Fe103+Si4O32Cl6
FFluorine
F FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
F KumtyubeiteCa5(SiO4)2F2
F FluorchegemiteCa7(SiO4)3F2
MgMagnesium
Mg MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Mg BredigiteCa7Mg(SiO4)4
Mg RondorfiteCa8Mg(SiO4)4Cl2
AlAluminium
Al GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Al Wadalite(Ca,Mg)6(Al,Fe3+)4((Si,Al)O4)3O4Cl3
SiSilicon
Si GazeeviteBaCa6(SiO4)2(SO4)2O
Si ChlorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
Si SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Si LarniteCa2SiO4
Si GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Si MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Si BredigiteCa7Mg(SiO4)4
Si RondorfiteCa8Mg(SiO4)4Cl2
Si Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Si Wadalite(Ca,Mg)6(Al,Fe3+)4((Si,Al)O4)3O4Cl3
Si FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Si KumtyubeiteCa5(SiO4)2F2
Si FluorchegemiteCa7(SiO4)3F2
Si EltyubyuiteCa12Fe103+Si4O32Cl6
SSulfur
S GazeeviteBaCa6(SiO4)2(SO4)2O
S ChlorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
S FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
S UM1984-27-S:ClPbSbPb2SbS3Cl
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
Cl RondorfiteCa8Mg(SiO4)4Cl2
Cl Wadalite(Ca,Mg)6(Al,Fe3+)4((Si,Al)O4)3O4Cl3
Cl EltyubyuiteCa12Fe103+Si4O32Cl6
Cl UM1984-27-S:ClPbSbPb2SbS3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca GazeeviteBaCa6(SiO4)2(SO4)2O
Ca ChlorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5Cl
Ca SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Ca LarniteCa2SiO4
Ca GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Ca MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Ca BredigiteCa7Mg(SiO4)4
Ca RondorfiteCa8Mg(SiO4)4Cl2
Ca SrebrodolskiteCa2Fe23+O5
Ca Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Ca Wadalite(Ca,Mg)6(Al,Fe3+)4((Si,Al)O4)3O4Cl3
Ca FluorellestaditeCa5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Ca KumtyubeiteCa5(SiO4)2F2
Ca FluorchegemiteCa7(SiO4)3F2
Ca EltyubyuiteCa12Fe103+Si4O32Cl6
FeIron
Fe SrebrodolskiteCa2Fe23+O5
Fe EltyubyuiteCa12Fe103+Si4O32Cl6
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb UM1984-27-S:ClPbSbPb2SbS3Cl
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb AntimonySb
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba GazeeviteBaCa6(SiO4)2(SO4)2O
Ba BredigiteCa7Mg(SiO4)4
PbLead
Pb UM1984-27-S:ClPbSbPb2SbS3Cl
Pb GalenaPbS

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