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Neskevaara Hill, Vuoriyarvi alkaline-ultrabasic massif, Northern Karelia, Murmansk Oblast, Russiai
Regional Level Types
Neskevaara HillHill
Vuoriyarvi alkaline-ultrabasic massifMassif
Northern Karelia- not defined -
Murmansk OblastOblast
RussiaCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):гора Нескевара
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 66° 48' 0'' North , 30° 9' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 66.80024,30.15929
GeoHash:G#: uevkn297d
Locality type:Hill
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Alakurtti6,293 (2016)20.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Murmanskaja Oblast'; Murmansk Oblast


Located in the central Vuoriyarvi complex. Neskevaaraite-Fe was discovered in material extracted from a borehole. Apatite-magnetite-pyrochlore (P-Fe-Th-U-Ta-Nb) deposit in “rare-metal” carbonatite;

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian Plate (Eurasia Plate)Plate
Soviet Union (1922-1991)Country (Former)
EuropeContinent
Karelian-Kola Alkaline Ultramafic and Carbonatitic Province, Finland/RussiaGeologic Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Ancylite-(Ce)
Formula: CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Burbankite
Formula: (Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Nenadkevichite
Formula: (Na,⃞)8Nb4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 8H2O
Neskevaaraite-Fe (TL)
Formula: K3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2O
Type Locality:
Nordstrandite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Nordstrandite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ancylite-(Ce)5.DC.05CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Burbankite5.AC.30(Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Nenadkevichite9.CE.30a(Na,⃞)8Nb4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 8H2O
Neskevaaraite-Fe (TL)9.CE.30hK3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2O
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)3
Nordstrandite6.3.3.1Al(OH)3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Miscellaneous
Burbankite14.4.4.1(Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Ancylite-(Ce)16b.1.1.1CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 60 - CYCLOSILICATES Four-Membered Rings
Four-Membered Rings, as Titanosilicates
Nenadkevichite60.1.3.1(Na,⃞)8Nb4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 8H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Neskevaaraite-Fe (TL)-K3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Neskevaaraite-FeK3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Nenadkevichite(Na,⃞)8Nb4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 8H2O
H NordstranditeAl(OH)3
H Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
C Burbankite(Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
OOxygen
O Neskevaaraite-FeK3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Nenadkevichite(Na,⃞)8Nb4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 8H2O
O NordstranditeAl(OH)3
O Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
O Burbankite(Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na Neskevaaraite-FeK3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2O
Na Nenadkevichite(Na,⃞)8Nb4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 8H2O
Na Burbankite(Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al NordstranditeAl(OH)3
SiSilicon
Si Neskevaaraite-FeK3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2O
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Nenadkevichite(Na,⃞)8Nb4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 8H2O
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K Neskevaaraite-FeK3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2O
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Burbankite(Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
TiTitanium
Ti Neskevaaraite-FeK3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2O
FeIron
Fe Neskevaaraite-FeK3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
SrStrontium
Sr Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Sr Burbankite(Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
NbNiobium
Nb Neskevaaraite-FeK3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2O
Nb Nenadkevichite(Na,⃞)8Nb4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 8H2O
BaBarium
Ba Burbankite(Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
CeCerium
Ce Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
Ce Burbankite(Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5

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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Neoarchean - Mesoarchean
2500 - 3200 Ma



ID: 640919
Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: tonalitic-granodioritic

Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)

Description: Northern Europe, Svecofennian and Lapland-Kola orogens

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Tonalite, granodiorite, granite gneiss, enderbite, migmatite

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3138845
Archean gneiss

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Gneiss

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]

Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3187773
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

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

References

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Kalashnikov, A. O., Konopleva, N. G., Pakhomovsky, Y. A., & Ivanyuk, G. Y. (2016). Rare Earth Deposits of the Murmansk Region, Russia—A Review. Economic Geology, 111(7), 1529-1559.


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