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Kirovskii apatite mine (Kirovsky Mine; Kirovskii Mine; Kirov Mine), Kukisvumchorr Mt, Khibiny Massif, Murmanskaya Oblast', Northern Region, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 67° 40' North , 33° 43' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 67.6666666667, 33.7166666667
Name(s) in local language(s):Кировский рудник
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Murmanskaja Oblast'; Murmansk Oblast
Other regions containing this locality:Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaya Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Soviet Union (1922-1991)


Note: corundum from Svintsovyi Ruchei (Lead Creek), Kukisvumchorr Mt, Khibiny Massif has been erroneously attributed to this locality.

Mineral List

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

Aegirine

Albite

Amicite

Analcime

Anatase

'Ancylite'

Ancylite-(Ce)

Ankerite

'Apatite'

Arfvedsonite

Astrophyllite

Barylite

Baryte

Barytocalcite

Barytolamprophyllite

Belovite-(Ce)

Belovite-(La) (TL)

'Biotite'

'Bitumen'

Bonshtedtite

Burbankite

Calcite

Canasite

Cancrinite

Cancrisilite

Carbocernaite

Catapleiite

Celadonite

'Chabazite'

Dawsonite

Delhayelite

Delindeite

Djerfisherite

Donnayite-(Y)

Elpidite

Epididymite

Eudialyte

Eudidymite

Ewaldite

Fenaksite

Fersmanite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorite

Gaidonnayite

Galena

Gerasimovskite

Gobbinsite

Gonnardite

Hematite

Hilairite

Hisingerite

Hydrodelhayelite

Hydroxylapatite

Isolueshite (TL)

Kalborsite

Kazanskyite (TL)

Kolskyite (TL)

Komarovite

Kukharenkoite-(Ce) (TL)

Kukharenkoite-(La) (TL)

Kukisvumite (TL)

Labuntsovite-Fe (TL)

Labuntsovite-Mg

Labuntsovite-Mn

Lamprophyllite

Lead

Litharge

Lobanovite

Lomonosovite

Lorenzenite

Manganokukisvumite

Mckelveyite-(Y)

Microcline

Middendorfite (TL)

Molybdenite

Mosandrite-(Ce)

var: Lovchorrite

Muscovite

Nacaphite

'Natrokomarovite' (FRL)

Natrolite

Nechelyustovite (TL)

Nenadkevichite

Neotocite

Nepheline

Neskevaaraite-Fe

Nordite-(La)

Pectolite

Pirssonite

Podlesnoite (TL)

Potassic-arfvedsonite (TL)

Pyatenkoite-(Y)

Pyrite

Pyrochlore Group

Quartz

Rasvumite (TL)

Rinkite-(Ce)

Saamite (TL)

Shcherbakovite

Shirokshinite (TL)

Shortite

Sidorenkite

Sitinakite (TL)

Sodalite

Sphalerite

Stronadelphite (TL)

Strontianite

Synchysite-(Ce)

Thermonatrite

Thorite

Titanite

Trona

Tsepinite-K

Tuliokite (TL)

Villiaumite

Vinogradovite

Vuoriyarvite-K

Yakovenchukite-(Y) (TL)


112 valid minerals. 19 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Localities in this Region

Russia
  • Northern Region

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References

World of Stones 95:5-6, 64

Chakhmouradian, A.R., Yakovenchuk, V., Mitchell, R.H. and Bogdanova, A.(1997) Isolueshite (1997) new mineral of the perovskite group from the Khibina alkaline complex. European Journal of Mineralogy: 9: 483-490.

Lapis 28(12), 46-47 (2003)

Am Min 90, 1467-1468

Pekov I. et al. (2003), European Journal of Mineralogy 15, 447-454

Pekov I. et al. (2006): Middendorfite, K3Na2Mn5Si12(O,OH)36• 2H2O, a new mineral from Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula. Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society, 135(3), 42–52.

Tschernich, R. (1992), Zeolites of the World, p.42

Cámara, F., Sokolova, E., Abdu, Y., Hawthorne, F.C., Khomyakov, A.P. (2013): Kolskyite (Ca☐)Na2Ti4(Si2O7)2O4(H2O)7, a group-IV Ti-disilicate from the Khibiny Alkaline Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia: description and crystal structure. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 921-936.

External Links

http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Kukis_Kirov.htm A lot of photos (specimens from different collections) and maps (in Russian)

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