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Ospa–Kitoi massif (Ospin–Kitoi massif), Il’chir ophiolite belt, Sayan Mts, Russiai
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Ospa–Kitoi massif (Ospin–Kitoi massif)Massif
Il’chir ophiolite beltZone (Tectonic)
Sayan MtsMountain Range
RussiaCountry

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Mt. Ospin-Ulan-Sar’dag, Ospinskii golets, and Mt. Grafitovaya. It is a strongly deformed low-angle tectonic sheet more than 200 km2 in area, localized in the Ospa–Kitoi interfluve.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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20 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Chromite var: Aluminian Chromite
Formula: Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Magnesite var: Breunnerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)CO3
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Orcelite
Formula: Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Silver var: Küstelite
Formula: Ag
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var: Küstelite1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Orcelite2.AB.10Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
var: Aluminian Chromite4.BB.05Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
var: Breunnerite5.AB.05(Mg,Fe)CO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Orcelite2.3.2.1Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
Chromite
var: Aluminian Chromite
-Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Magnesite
var: Breunnerite
-(Mg,Fe)CO3
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Silver
var: Küstelite
-Ag

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
O MagnesiteMgCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S LauriteRuS2
S MilleriteNiS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CrChromium
Cr Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Chromite (var: Aluminian Chromite)Fe(Cr,Al)2O4
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Magnesite (var: Breunnerite)(Mg,Fe)CO3
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni OrceliteNi5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As OrceliteNi5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
As SperrylitePtAs2
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag Silver (var: Küstelite)Ag
Ag SilverAg
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Kiseleva, O. N., Zhmodik, S. M., Damdinov, B. B., Agafonov, L. V., & Belyanin, D. K. (2014). Composition and evolution of PGE mineralization in chromite ores from the Il’chir ophiolite complex (Ospa–Kitoi and Khara-Nur areas, East Sayan). Russian Geology and Geophysics, 55(2), 259-272.
Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.


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