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Elekdağ metaophiolite, Kastamonu Province, Black Sea Region, Turkeyi
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Elekdağ metaophiolite- not defined -
Kastamonu ProvinceProvince
Black Sea RegionRegion
TurkeyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 31' 6'' North , 34° 27' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hanönü2,445 (2012)12.1km
Taşköprü17,491 (2012)20.5km
Boyabat27,717 (2012)26.1km
Gölet222 (2007)31.3km
Yemişli Mahallesi350 (2009)37.9km


The central part of the Pontide orogenic zone in northern Turkey.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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11 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
Chromite var: Ferrian Chromite
Formula: Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... & Lee, I. (2016). Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
var: Ferrian Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
Chromite
var: Ferrian Chromite
-Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Chromite (var: Ferrian Chromite)Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Chromite (var: Ferrian Chromite)Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Chromite (var: Ferrian Chromite)Fe2+(Cr,Fe3+)2O4
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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Günay, K., Dönmez, C., Uysal, İ., Yıldırım, N., Şahin, M. B., Yıldırım, E., ... Lee, I. (2016) Chrome spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Elekdağ metaophiolite (Northern Turkey): Implications for greenschist to mid-amphibolite facies metamorphism. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie -Abhandlungen/Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 193(3), 215-230.

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