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Berezovskoe Au Deposit (Berezovsk Mines), Berezovskii (Berezovskii Zavod), Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 56° 53' 59'' North , 60° 46' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 56.90000,60.78333
GeoHash:G#: v655xnm4d
Other regions containing this locality:Soviet Union (1922-1991)
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Берёзовское

The first and oldest gold mining area on Urals and in Russia.

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83 valid minerals. 8 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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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419.2 - 443.8 Ma

ID: 3187242
Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic volcanic 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]

443.8 - 485.4 Ma

ID: 3155318

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: ophiolite complex

Lithology: Plutonic ultramafic group

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]

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- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 650, 893, 897.
Bushmakin, A. F. 1996. Crocoite from the Berezov gold mines. World of Stones 10:28-31.
- Polenov, J. A., Avdonin, V. N. & Burlakov, J. V. (1997): The golden giant of Russia: Beresovsk. - Lapis 22(7-8): 31-43; 90 (in German).
- Baksheev, I. A. & Kudryavtseva, O. E. (2004): Nickeloan tourmaline from the Berezovskoe gold deposit, Middle Urals, Russia. Canadian Mineralogist 42, 1065-1078.
- Клейменов Д.А., Альбрехт В.Г., Ерохин Ю.В., Баталин А.С., Баталина А.А., Поленов Ю.А. Березовское золоторудное месторождение. История и минералогия. - Екатеринбург: Уральский рабочий, 2005. 200 с.
Wilson, W.E. (2016) The Berezovsk District, Sverdlov Oblast, Russia. Mineralogical Record 47, 399-454.
Vikent'eva, O., & Vikentev, I. (2016, April). Occurrence modes of As, Sb, Te, Bi, Ag in sulfide assemblages of gold deposits of the Urals. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 123, No. 1, p. 012028). IOP Publishing.
Pekov, I. V., Khanin, D. A., Yapaskurt, V. O., Pakunova, A. V., & Ekimenkova, I. A. (2016). Minerals of the beudantite–segnitite series from the oxidation zone of the Berezovskoe gold deposit, middle Urals: Chemical variations, behavior of admixtures, and antimonian varieties. Geology of Ore Deposits, 58(7), 600-611.

External Links

- http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Berezov.htm A lot of photos (specimens from different collections) and maps (in Russian)
- http://www.igg.uran.ru/minural_serg/Mineralog/MinKadastrBerez.htm

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