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Narva quarry, Ida-Viru Co., Estonia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 20' 10'' North , 28° 6' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.33626,28.10791
GeoHash:G#: udecx9gdc
Owned/operated by: Eesti Energia
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Oil shale quarry.

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Soviet Union (1922-1991)

Country (Former) - 3,628 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Kleesment, A., Shogenova, A., & Shogenov, K. (2007). Unusual features of the middle Devonian Narva formation covering the oil shale bearing rocks in Estonia. Oil Shale, 24(3), 434.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Kleesment, A., Shogenova, A., & Shogenov, K. (2007). Unusual features of the middle Devonian Narva formation covering the oil shale bearing rocks in Estonia. Oil Shale, 24(3), 434.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Kleesment, A., Shogenova, A., & Shogenov, K. (2007). Unusual features of the middle Devonian Narva formation covering the oil shale bearing rocks in Estonia. Oil Shale, 24(3), 434.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Kleesment, A., Shogenova, A., & Shogenov, K. (2007). Unusual features of the middle Devonian Narva formation covering the oil shale bearing rocks in Estonia. Oil Shale, 24(3), 434.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kleesment, A., Shogenova, A., & Shogenov, K. (2007). Unusual features of the middle Devonian Narva formation covering the oil shale bearing rocks in Estonia. Oil Shale, 24(3), 434.
'commodity:Oil Shale'
Reference:  
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Kleesment, A., Shogenova, A., & Shogenov, K. (2007). Unusual features of the middle Devonian Narva formation covering the oil shale bearing rocks in Estonia. Oil Shale, 24(3), 434.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kleesment, A., Shogenova, A., & Shogenov, K. (2007). Unusual features of the middle Devonian Narva formation covering the oil shale bearing rocks in Estonia. Oil Shale, 24(3), 434.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kleesment, A., Shogenova, A., & Shogenov, K. (2007). Unusual features of the middle Devonian Narva formation covering the oil shale bearing rocks in Estonia. Oil Shale, 24(3), 434.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Kleesment, A., Shogenova, A., & Shogenov, K. (2007). Unusual features of the middle Devonian Narva formation covering the oil shale bearing rocks in Estonia. Oil Shale, 24(3), 434.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Kleesment, A., Shogenova, A., & Shogenov, K. (2007). Unusual features of the middle Devonian Narva formation covering the oil shale bearing rocks in Estonia. Oil Shale, 24(3), 434.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Kleesment, A., Shogenova, A., & Shogenov, K. (2007). Unusual features of the middle Devonian Narva formation covering the oil shale bearing rocks in Estonia. Oil Shale, 24(3), 434.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3188404
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Middle Ordovician - Early Ordovician
458.4 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3161894
Early limestone

Age: Ordovician (458.4 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{marl,shale/slate,sandstone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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