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Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Turkeyi
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Kop Krom mineMine
Kop Daglari- not defined -
Erzurum ProvinceProvince
TurkeyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 53' 15'' North , 40° 33' 29'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Aşkale15,462 (2006)12.2km
Tercan12,235 (2015)19.7km
Bayburt31,258 (2015)49.9km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Kop Krom Mine (Kop Krom Maden)


A famous chromite mine located about 10 km from the Pembe Güle Mine. The mine is especially known for superb specimens of "kämmererite", a chromian clinochlore.

The locality's coordinates are based on the map provided in Mineralogical Record, 9(5), 278 and Google Earth.

NOTE: Google Earth currently (November 2019) appears to place the locality at approximately 39° 58' 31" N, 40° 21' 06" E.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Artinite
Formula: Mg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Dietrich, R. and Medenbach, O. (1978): Kämmererite from the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglan (Turkey). Mineralogical Record. 9(5), 277-287.
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Dietrich, R. and Medenbach, O. (1978): Kämmererite from the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglan (Turkey). Mineralogical Record. 9(5), 277-287
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Dietrich, R. and Medenbach, O. (1978): Kämmererite from the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglan (Turkey). Mineralogical Record. 9(5), 277-287
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Dietrich, R. and Medenbach, O. (1978): Kämmererite from the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglan (Turkey). Mineralogical Record. 9(5), 277-287.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Reference: Dietrich, R. and Medenbach, O. (1978): Kämmererite from the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglan (Turkey). Mineralogical Record. 9(5), 277-287; Hatipoğlu, M., Oğuzer, M. B., & Baki Buzlu, H. (2013). Gemmological and mineralogical investigations and genesis of the kammererite from the Keşiş (Erzincan) and Kop (Erzurum) mountains. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 84, 20-35.
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Dietrich, R. and Medenbach, O. (1978): Kämmererite from the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglan (Turkey). Mineralogical Record. 9(5), 277-287.
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Dietrich, R. and Medenbach, O. (1978): Kämmererite from the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglan (Turkey). Mineralogical Record. 9(5), 277-287.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Dietrich, R. and Medenbach, O. (1978): Kämmererite from the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglan (Turkey). Mineralogical Record. 9(5), 277-287.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Mineralien Welt 2001 02 p.53
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Dietrich, R. and Medenbach, O. (1978): Kämmererite from the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglan (Turkey). Mineralogical Record. 9(5), 277-287.
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Reference: Dietrich, R. and Medenbach, O. (1978): Kämmererite from the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglan (Turkey). Mineralogical Record. 9(5), 277-287.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Artinite5.DA.10Mg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Chromian Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Artinite16b.3.1.1Mg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H ArtiniteMg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C ArtiniteMg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
OOxygen
O Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O ArtiniteMg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ArtiniteMg2(CO3)(OH)2 · 3H2O
AlAluminium
Al Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
SSulfur
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
CaCalcium
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
CrChromium
Cr Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Dietrich, R., Medenbach, O. (1978) Kämmererite from the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari (Turkey). Mineralogical Record, 9(5), 277-287.
Dietrich, R., Dietrich, M. (2001) Anatolische Erinnerungen (I) , Kammererit "kirmizi ruya" - Der rote Traum. Mineralien-Welt, 2001(2), 40-53.

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