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Kvaisinsk Pb-Zn deposit, South Ossetiai
Regional Level Types
Kvaisinsk Pb-Zn depositDeposit
South OssetiaDisputed Territory

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
42° 31' 27'' North , 43° 39' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kvaisi237 (2017)0.2km
Oni3,012 (2014)18.2km
Java426 (2014)27.2km
Sach’khere6,140 (2017)27.6km
Qornisi208 (2012)31.2km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Southern Ossetia, Shida Kartli Region, Georgia


GPS coordinates are approximate.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent
Soviet Union (1922-1991)Country (Former)
Caucasus Mts, Azerbaijan/Georgia/RussiaMountain Range

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Gigiadze, G.B., Guniava, V.D., Mozgova, N.N., Tsepin, A.I., Borodaev, Yu.S. (1984): On the first occurrence of chlorosulfosalts in the U.S.S.R. Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR: 277: 1464-1467 (in Russian); in: Hawthorne, F.C., Fleischer, F., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1986): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 71: 1281
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Gigiadze, G.B., Guniava, V.D., Mozgova, N.N., Tsepin, A.I., Borodaev, Yu.S. (1984): On the first occurrence of chlorosulfosalts in the U.S.S.R. Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR: 277: 1464-1467 (in Russian); in: Hawthorne, F.C., Fleischer, F., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1986): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 71: 1281
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Gigiadze, G.B., Guniava, V.D., Mozgova, N.N., Tsepin, A.I., Borodaev, Yu.S. (1984): On the first occurrence of chlorosulfosalts in the U.S.S.R. Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR: 277: 1464-1467 (in Russian); in: Hawthorne, F.C., Fleischer, F., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1986): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 71: 1281
Freibergite
Formula: (Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Reference: Gigiadze, G.B., Guniava, V.D., Mozgova, N.N., Tsepin, A.I., Borodaev, Yu.S. (1984): On the first occurrence of chlorosulfosalts in the U.S.S.R. Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR: 277: 1464-1467 (in Russian); in: Hawthorne, F.C., Fleischer, F., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1986): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 71: 1281
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Gigiadze, G.B., Guniava, V.D., Mozgova, N.N., Tsepin, A.I., Borodaev, Yu.S. (1984): On the first occurrence of chlorosulfosalts in the U.S.S.R. Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR: 277: 1464-1467 (in Russian); in: Hawthorne, F.C., Fleischer, F., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1986): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 71: 1281
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Gigiadze, G.B., Guniava, V.D., Mozgova, N.N., Tsepin, A.I., Borodaev, Yu.S. (1984): On the first occurrence of chlorosulfosalts in the U.S.S.R. Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR: 277: 1464-1467 (in Russian); in: Hawthorne, F.C., Fleischer, F., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1986): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 71: 1281
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Gigiadze, G.B., Guniava, V.D., Mozgova, N.N., Tsepin, A.I., Borodaev, Yu.S. (1984): On the first occurrence of chlorosulfosalts in the U.S.S.R. Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR: 277: 1464-1467 (in Russian); in: Hawthorne, F.C., Fleischer, F., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1986): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 71: 1281
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: Gigiadze, G.B., Guniava, V.D., Mozgova, N.N., Tsepin, A.I., Borodaev, Yu.S. (1984): On the first occurrence of chlorosulfosalts in the U.S.S.R. Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR: 277: 1464-1467 (in Russian); in: Hawthorne, F.C., Fleischer, F., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1986): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 71: 1281
'UM1984-27-S:ClPbSb'
Formula: Pb2SbS3Cl
Reference: Gigiadze, G.B., Guniava, V.D., Mozgova, N.N., Tsepin, A.I., Borodaev, Yu.S. (1984): On the first occurrence of chlorosulfosalts in the U.S.S.R. Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR: 277: 1464-1467 (in Russian); in: Hawthorne, F.C., Fleischer, F., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1986): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 71: 1281

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.05(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'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
Freibergite3.3.6.3(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'UM1984-27-S:ClPbSb'-Pb2SbS3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S UM1984-27-S:ClPbSbPb2SbS3Cl
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl UM1984-27-S:ClPbSbPb2SbS3Cl
FeIron
Fe Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb UM1984-27-S:ClPbSbPb2SbS3Cl
Sb Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe22+Sb4S12
Sb AntimonySb
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
PbLead
Pb UM1984-27-S:ClPbSbPb2SbS3Cl
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Gigiadze, G.B., Guniava, V.D., Mozgova, N.N., Tsepin, A.I., Borodaev, Yu.S. (1984) On the first occurrence of chlorosulfosalts in the U.S.S.R. Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR, 277, 1464-1467 (in Russian).
Hawthorne, F.C., Fleischer, F., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1986) New mineral names. American Mineralogist, 71, 1281.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kvaisa
Wikidata ID:Q1794889


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