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Murzinka Mine, Prigorodny District, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russiai
Regional Level Types
Murzinka MineMine
Prigorodny DistrictDistrict
Sverdlovsk OblastOblast
RussiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
57° 43' 1'' North , 61° 0' 55'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Neyvo-Shaytanskiy2,602 (2012)14.0km
Petrokamenskoye3,688 (2012)21.8km
Asbestovskiy1,209 (2012)23.0km
Nizhnyaya Salda17,473 (2012)43.7km
Rezh37,420 (2018)45.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Mursinsk; Murzinsk; Murzinska


Famous granite pegmatite district. Labels may be using very old information and specimens with the locality information may be for specimens actually from Alabashka in the north to Sarapulsk to the south (Scalisi and Cook, 1983).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent
Soviet Union (1922-1991)Country (Former)
Western Siberian basin (Zapadno-Sibirskiy basin), RussiaEconomic Region

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: [MinRec 32:41]
Beryl var: Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: [MinRec 32:41]
Clinobehoite
Formula: Be(OH)2
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Elbaite var: Siberite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Van King
Herderite ?
Formula: CaBePO4(F,OH)
Description: Kingsbury reference.
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1958) Two beryllium minerals new to Britain: euclase and herderite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 240, 815-817.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Van King
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [MinRec 32:41]
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: [MinRec 32:41]
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Van King
'Tourmaline var: Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Van King

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Clinobehoite4.FA.05bBe(OH)2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Herderite ?8.BA.10CaBePO4(F,OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Heliodor9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
var: Siberite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Clinobehoite6.2.3.1Be(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Herderite ?41.5.4.1CaBePO4(F,OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Beryl
var: Heliodor
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Elbaite
var: Siberite
-Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ClinobehoiteBe(OH)2
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
LiLithium
Li Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ClinobehoiteBe(OH)2
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be HerderiteCaBePO4(F,OH)
BBoron
B Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ClinobehoiteBe(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O HerderiteCaBePO4(F,OH)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F HerderiteCaBePO4(F,OH)
NaSodium
Na Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Elbaite (var: Siberite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
PPhosphorus
P HerderiteCaBePO4(F,OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca HerderiteCaBePO4(F,OH)

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1958) Two beryllium minerals new to Britain euclase and herderite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 240, 815-817 (referring to a find of herderite from "Mursinsk in the Urals".)
Scalisi, P.I. and Cook, D. (1983) Classic Mineral Localities of the World. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, pp. 226.
Murzinka. Mineralogical Almanac, Vol. 5 (2002) 136 pp.

External Links

http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Murzinka.htm - A lot of photos (samples from different collections) and maps (in Russian)


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