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Karaganda Region, Kazakhstani
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View of the Karaganda sand mining area, ca. 1910.

Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan
Area:
427,982 km2
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Karagandy451,800 (2018)
Temirtau170,600 (2016)
Zhezqazghan104,357 (2017)
Balqash81,364 (2017)
Soran42,552 (2017)
Shakhtinsk41,602 (2017)
Other Languages:
French:
Karaganda, Kazakhstan
German:
Qaraghandy, Kasachstan
Italian:
Karaganda, Kazakistan
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Қарағанды, Қазақстан
Kazakh (Latin Script):
Qaraǵandy oblysy, Qazaqstan
Russian:
Караганда, Казахстан
Simplified Chinese:
卡拉干達, 哈萨克斯坦
Spanish:
Karagandá, Kazajistán
Achinese:
Propinsi Karagandy, Kazakhstan
Afrikaans:
Karaganda, Kasakstan
Albanian:
Karaganda, Kazakistani
Arabic:
أوبليس كراغندي, كازاخستان
Armenian:
Կարագանդա, Ղազախստան
Asturian:
Karagandá, Kazakstán
Azeri:
Karaqanda, Qazaxıstan
Bashkir:
Ҡарағанды, Ҡаҙағстан
Basque:
Karagandy, Kazakhstan
Belarusian:
Караганда, Казахстан
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Караганда, Казахстан
Bulgarian:
Караганда, Казахстан
Catalan:
Kharagandí, Kazakhstan
Cebuano:
Qaraghandy Oblysy, Kasahistan
Chechen:
Караганда, Кхазакхстан
Croatian:
Karaganda, Kazahstan
Czech:
Karaganda, Kazachstán
Dutch:
Karaganda, Kazachstan
Esperanto:
Karagando, Kazaĥio
Estonian:
Karagandõ, Kasahstan
Farsi/Persian:
استان قراغندی, قزاقستان
Finnish:
Karaganda, Kazakstan
Gagauz:
Karagandi, Kazakistan
Galician:
Qarağandı, Casaquistán
Georgian:
ყარაღანდა, ყაზახეთი
Greek:
Καραγκάντα, Καζακστάν
Hebrew:
קרגנדה, קזחסטן
Hill Mari:
Караганда
Hindi:
काराग़ान्दी प्रांत, कज़ाख़िस्तान
Hungarian:
Karagandi, Kazahsztán
Icelandic:
Karagandyfylki, Kasakstan
Indonesian:
Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Japanese:
カラガンダ, カザフスタン
Kabardian:
Караганда, Къазахъстэн
Komi-Permyak:
Караганда, Казахстан
Korean:
카라간다, 카자흐스탄
Kyrgyz:
Караганды, Казакстан
Latvian:
Karaghandi, Kazahstāna
Lezghian:
Къарагъанда, Къазакъстан
Lithuanian:
Karaganda, Kazachstanas
Macedonian:
Карагандинска област, Казахстан
Malay:
Wilayah Karagandy, Kazakhstan
Marathi:
कारागंडा, कझाकस्तान
Meadow Mari:
Караганда, Казахстан
Mongolian:
Харганат, Хасаг улс
Northern Frisian:
Qaraghandy, Kasachstaan
Norwegian:
Karaganda, Kasakhstan
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Karaganda, Kasakhstan
Polish:
Karaganda, Kazachstan
Portuguese:
Qarağandı, Cazaquistão
Punjabi:
ਕਾਰਾਗੰਡੀ, ਕਜ਼ਾਖ਼ਸਤਾਨ
Romanian:
Karagandî, Kazahstan
Russia Buriat:
Харганата, Казахстан
Sardinian:
Karaganda, Kazàchistan
Scots:
Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Serbian:
Караганди, Казахстан
Silesian:
Karaganda, Kazachstůn
South Azerbaijani:
قراغندی اوستانی, قازاخیستان
Swedish:
Qaraghandy, Kazakstan
Tajik (Cyrillic Script):
Вилояти Қарағандй, Қазоқистон
Tatar:
Караганда, Казакъстан
Turkish:
Karağandı, Kazakistan
Turkmen:
Garaganda, Gazagystan
Ukrainian:
Караганда, Казахстан
Upper Sorbian:
Karaganda, Kazachstan
Urdu:
قاراغاندی صوبہ, قازقستان
Uyghur:
قاراغاندى ئوبلاستى, قازاقىستان
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Qaragʻandi, Qozogʻiston
Venetian:
Oblys di Qarağandı, Kazakistan
Veps:
Karagandi, Kazahstan
Vietnamese:
Karagandy, Kazakhstan
Waray:
Karaganda, Kasahistan
Western Punjabi:
صوبہ قاراغاندی, قازقستان
Yakut:
Караҕанды, Казахстаан


Largest province of Kazakhstan. Officially "Qaragandy oblysy"

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279 valid minerals. 13 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 3 erroneous literature entries.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: Yegorov, B. L., Dora, A. D., & Senderova, V. M. (1970). Melkovite, a new phosphomolybdate from the oxidized zone. International Geology Review, 12(12), 1411-1415.
Aeschynite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Reference: no reference
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
'Aikinite-Bismuthinite Series'
Akdalaite (TL)
Formula: 5Al2O3 · H2O
Type Locality:
Description: Dump of prospecting Hole #9
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 56, 631-640
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Algodonite
Formula: (Cu1-xAsx)
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Amesite
Formula: Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 56, 631-640; Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
'Apatite'
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Arsenopyrite var: Danaite
Formula: (Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
Reference: Baibatsha, A., Dyussembayeva, K., & Kassenova, A. (2015). Microparagenetic Associations of Gold in Ore-Forming Minerals from Deposits of Different Geological and Industrial Types of Kazakhstan. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 1-8). Springer International Publishing.
'Arsenpolybasite'
Reference: Baibatsha, A., Dyussembayeva, K., & Kassenova, A. (2015). Microparagenetic Associations of Gold in Ore-Forming Minerals from Deposits of Different Geological and Industrial Types of Kazakhstan. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 1-8). Springer International Publishing.
Astrophyllite
Formula: K2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4F
Reference: http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Kent.htm
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Yegorov, B. L., Dora, A. D., & Senderova, V. M. (1970). Melkovite, a new phosphomolybdate from the oxidized zone. International Geology Review, 12(12), 1411-1415.
Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Barstowite
Formula: Pb4Cl6(CO3) · H2O
Reference: Mel'nikova, V.L. (1972) A lead oxychloride from the zone of oxidation of the baryte-polymetallic deposit of Kairatky, central Kazakhstan. Izvest. Akad. Nauk [Kazakh?!] SSSR, Ser. Geol., 6, 82-86 (in Russian).; Kutzke, H., Klapper, H., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., Perchiazzi, N., and Eggert, G. (2000) The crystal structure of barstowite, Pb4Cl6(CO3)•H2O, determined on crystals from Etruscan slags and from a Late-Hellenistic shipwreck. Zeits. Kristallogr., 215, 110-113.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
Bazzite
Formula: Be3Sc2(Si6O18)
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Bementite
Formula: Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Gavrilenko et al. (2006): Emeralds from the Delbegetey deposit (Kazakhstan): mineralogical characteristics and fluid-inclusion study. Mineralogical Magazine, 70, 159-173. ; Groat, L.A., Giuliani, G., Marshall, D.D., and Turner, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 87-112.
Berzeliite
Formula: (NaCa2)Mg2(AsO4)3
Description: Mn-dominant according to the published analyses.
Reference: Kayupova, M. M. (1963): Mineralogy of the Dzhumart iron-manganese deposit. Izvestiya Akademii Nauk Kazakhskoi SSR, Seriya Geologicheskaya, 1963 (6), 57-80.; Kayupova, M. M. (1964) Pyrosmalite from the Dzhumart and Ushkatyn Deposits, Central Kazakhstan. Translated from: Pirosmalit iz mestorozhdeniy Dzhumart i Ushkatyn v Tsentral'nom Kazakhstane. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1964, Vol. 159, No.3, pp.560-663.
Betekhtinite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Betpakdalite-CaCa (TL)
Formula: [Ca2(H2O)17Ca(H2O)6][Mo6+8As5+2Fe3+3O36(OH)]
Type Locality:
Reference: [Nickel & Nichols, 1991 - "Mineral Reference Manual", p22]; Ermilova, L. P. & Senderova, V. M. (1961): Betpakdalite, a new mineral from the oxidation zone of the wolframite ore deposit of Karaoba (Central Kazakhstan). Zapiski Vserossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 90, 425-430. (in Russian) ; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Bilibinskite
Formula: PbCu2Au3Te2
Reference: Spiridonov, E. M. (2011) Bilibinskite,(Au5-6Cu3-2)8 (Te,Pb,Sb)5, from the Cementation Zone of the Aginskoe, Kamchatka and Pionerskoe, Sayan Mountains Gold-telluride Deposits. New Data on Minerals. 46:162-164
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Biotite var: Manganophyllite'
Reference: Kayupova, M. M. (1964) Pyrosmalite from the Dzhumart and Ushkatyn Deposits, Central Kazakhstan. Translated from: Pirosmalit iz mestorozhdeniy Dzhumart i Ushkatyn v Tsentral'nom Kazakhstane. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1964, Vol. 159, No.3, pp.560-663.
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Chen Xuanhua, Qu Wenjun, Han Shuqin, Seitmuratova, E., Yang Nong, Chen Zhengle, Zeng Fagang, Du Andao, and Wang Zhihong (2010): Geoscience Frontiers 1(1), 115-124
Bismoclite
Formula: BiOCl
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Botallackite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Brandtite
Formula: Ca2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Brockite
Formula: (Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
'Cacholong'
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Gems of Kazakhstan, - textbook, Almaty, 1999, v.1, pp. 71-73 (in Rus.)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Carpholite
Formula: Mn2+Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4
Reference: http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Kent.htm; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 28 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
'Chrysoprase'
Chukhrovite-(Nd) (TL)
Formula: Ca3(Nd,Y)Al2(SO4)F13·12H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Pautov, L. A., Bekenova, G. K., Karpenko, V. Yu. and Agakhanov, A. A. (2005): Chukhrovite-(Nd), Ca3(Nd,Y)Al2(SO4)F13•12H2O, a new mineral. New Data on Minerals 40, 5-10.
Chukhrovite-(Y) (TL)
Formula: Ca3(Y,Ce)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Ermilova, L. P., Moleva, V. A. & Klevtsova, R. F. (1960): Chukhrovite, a new mineral from Central Kazakhstan. Zapiski Vserossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 89, 15-25. (in Russian); Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pautov et al (2005) New Data on Minerals Vol 40 pp5-10
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: World of Stones, 1995, Vol. 8, p. 24, A.A. Eseev, Kazakhstan and Middle East - A brief moneralogical guide.
Clinochlore var: Leuchtenbergite
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: World of Stones, 1995, Vol. 8, p. 24, A.A. Eseev, Kazakhstan and Middle East - A brief moneralogical guide.
Clinokurchatovite (TL)
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)[B2O5]
Type Locality:
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: Baibatsha, A., Dyussembayeva, K., & Kassenova, A. (2015). Microparagenetic Associations of Gold in Ore-Forming Minerals from Deposits of Different Geological and Industrial Types of Kazakhstan. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 1-8). Springer International Publishing.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Colusite
Formula: Cu13VAs3S16
Reference: Gramaccioli, C. M., 1985. Conoscere i minerali. I solfosali. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 96 pp
Copper
Formula: Cu
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Creedite
Formula: Ca3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
Cronstedtite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Kent.htm; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Cuprotungstite
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Davidite-(La)
Formula: (La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
Reference: Eseev, A.A. (1995): Kazakhstan and Middle East - A brief mineralogical guide. World of Stones, 8, 24.
Delafossite
Formula: CuFeO2
Reference: http://webmineral.ru/deposits/item.php?id=2363
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dioptase (TL)
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: [MinRec 23:495]; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Dokuchaevite
Formula: Cu8O2(VO4)3Cl3
Reference: http://webmineral.ru/deposits/item.php?id=2363
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Domeykite
Formula: Cu3As
Domeykite-β
Formula: Cu3-xAs
Reference: Sal'kov, S. A.; Abulgazina, S. D. (1990): First discovery of kutinaite in the USSR. Vestnik Akademii Nauk Kazakhskoi SSR 1990 (12), 81-82 (in Russian).
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Reference: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data
'Dzhezkazganite'
Formula: ReMoCu2PbS6 ?
Description: Dzhezkazganite has been found in polished section, In insufficient quantities to characterise properly. It is the source of Rhenium in the Dzhezkazgan copper ores.
Reference: [AmerMin 48 (1963), 209]; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Gems of Kazakhstan, - textbook, Almaty, 1999, v.1, pp. 71-73 (in Rus.)
'Feldspar Group'
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ferripyrophyllite
Formula: Fe3+Si2O5(OH)
Reference: F. W. Tschuchrow et al. (1979): Über Ferripyrophyllit.- Chemie der Erde 38, 324-330; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
'Fluocerite'
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Fluocerite-(La) (TL)
Formula: (La,Ce)F3
Type Locality:
Reference: American Mineralogist (1984): 69: 566.; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Fluorite var: Yttrofluorite
Formula: (Ca1-xYx)F2+x where 0.05< x <0.3
Fraipontite
Formula: (Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
Franklinite
Formula: Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Freieslebenite
Formula: AgPbSbS3
Friedelite
Formula: Mn2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
Friedelite var: Arsenofriedelite
Formula: Mn2+8(Si,As)6O15(OH,Cl)10
Friedrichite
Formula: Pb5Cu5Bi7S18
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Gagarinite-(Y)
Formula: NaCaYF6
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Shpanov, Y. P., Sidorenko, G. A., & Stolyarova, T. I. (1971). Akdalaite, a new hydrated variety of alumina. International Geology Review, 13(5), 675-680.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gasparite-(La) (TL)
Formula: LaAsO4
Type Locality:
Reference: Vereshchagin, O.S., Perova, E.N., Britvin, S.N., Brusnitsyn, A.I., Polekhovsky, Y.S., Shilovskikh, V.V. and Bocharov, V.N. (2018) Gasparite-(La), IMA 2018-079. CNMNC Newsletter No. 46, December 2018, page xxxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 82: xxxx–xxxx.
'Gaspéite-Magnesite Series'
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Gearksutite
Formula: Ca[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]
Geerite
Formula: Cu8S5
Reference: Pavlova, Z. N.; Nuralin, N. N.; Bakarasov, E. V.; Bakarasov, V. E. (1997): Mineralogy of the Shaman-​Aibat (Kazakhstan) cupriferous sandstone-​type copper ore deposit. Geologiya Kazakhstana 1997 (1), 65-74 (in Russian).
Genthelvite
Formula: Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Reference: http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Kent.htm; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Gerhardtite
Formula: Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Reference: Voloshin, A. V., Pakhomovskiy, Ya. A., Stepanov, V. I., Bulgak, L. V. and Men-shikov, Yu. P. (1988): Gerhardtite, likasite, and spertiniite from the oxidation zone of Dzhezkazgan chalcosite ores; first finds in the USSR. Novye Dannye o Mineralakh SSSR, 35, 40-47. (in Russian) ; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Baibatsha, A., Dyussembayeva, K., & Kassenova, A. (2015). Microparagenetic Associations of Gold in Ore-Forming Minerals from Deposits of Different Geological and Industrial Types of Kazakhstan. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 1-8). Springer International Publishing.
Gladite
Formula: PbCuBi5S9
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Fang An, Juli Wang, Yongfeng Zhu, and Eleonora Seitmuratova (2014): Mineral Deposits 33(3), 521-540
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pautov et al (2005) New Data on Minerals Vol 40 pp5-10; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Hammarite
Formula: Pb2Cu2Bi4S9
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Harkerite
Formula: Ca12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Fang An, Juli Wang, Yongfeng Zhu, and Eleonora Seitmuratova (2014): Mineral Deposits 33(3), 521-540
Helvine
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: No reference listed
Hexahydroborite
Formula: Ca[B(OH)4]2 · 2H2O or CaB2O4 · 6H2O
Reference: Малинко С.В., Халтурина И.И., Озол А.А., Бочаров В.М. Минералы бора, - Москва, "Недра", 1991, стр. 68-69.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Yegorov, B. L., Dora, A. D., & Senderova, V. M. (1970). Melkovite, a new phosphomolybdate from the oxidized zone. International Geology Review, 12(12), 1411-1415.
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: Ermilova, L. P. & Senderova, V. M. (1961): Betpakdalite, a new mineral from the oxidation zone of the wolframite ore deposit of Karaoba (Central Kazakhstan). Zapiski Vserossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 90, 425-430. (in Russian) ; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pautov et al (2005) New Data on Minerals Vol 40 pp5-10
Hydrokenoelsmoreite
Formula: 2W2O6(H2O)
Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Ilmenite var: Manganoan Ilmenite
Formula: (Fe,Mn)2+TiO3
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 24.; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Iriginite
Formula: (UO2)Mo2O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Yegorov, B. L., Dora, A. D., & Senderova, V. M. (1970). Melkovite, a new phosphomolybdate from the oxidized zone. International Geology Review, 12(12), 1411-1415.
Ixiolite
Formula: (Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Jacobsite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Jadeite
Formula: Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Reference: [MinRec 32:42]; Pavel M. Kartashov data
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Jordisite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kentrolite
Formula: Pb2Mn3+2(Si2O7)O2
'K Feldspar'
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Koechlinite
Formula: Bi2MoO6
Krupkaite
Formula: PbCuBi3S6
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993
Kutinaite
Formula: Ag6Cu14As7
Reference: Sal'kov, S. A.; Abulgazina, S. D. (1990): First discovery of kutinaite in the USSR. Vestnik Akademii Nauk Kazakhskoi SSR 1990 (12), 81-82 (in Russian).
Larnite
Formula: Ca2SiO4
Reference: Krigman, L.D., Veksler, I.V., Ishbulatov, R.A., and Nielsen, T.F.D. (2001) in: Proceedings of the EUG XI, Strasbourg, France, 8–12 April, European Union of Geosciences, J. Conf. (Abstracts) 6, 578.
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Likasite
Formula: Cu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy; Voloshin, A. V., Pakhomovskiy, Ya. A., Stepanov, V. I., Bulgak, L. V. and Men-shikov, Yu. P. (1988): Gerhardtite, likasite, and spertiniite from the oxidation zone of Dzhezkazgan chalcosite ores; first finds in the USSR. Novye Dannye o Mineralakh SSSR, 35, 40-47. (in Russian) ; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Lindströmite
Formula: Pb3Cu3Bi7S15
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Sal'kov, S. A.; Abulgazina, S. D. (1990): First discovery of kutinaite in the USSR. Vestnik Akademii Nauk Kazakhskoi SSR 1990 (12), 81-82 (in Russian).
Ludwigite
Formula: Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Magnesio-riebeckite
Formula: ◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Box, S.E., Syusyura, Boris, Hayes, T.S., Taylor, C.D., Zientek, M.L., Hitzman, M.W., Seltmann, Reimer, Chechetkin, Vladimir, Dolgopolova, Alla, Cossette, P.M., and Wallis, J.C., 2012, Sandstone copper assessment of the Chu-Sarysu Basin, Central Kazakhstan: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010–5090–E, 63 p
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Manganberzeliite
Formula: NaCa2Mn2+2(AsO4)3
Reference: Kayupova, M. M. (1963): Mineralogy of the Dzhumart iron-manganese deposit. Izvestiya Akademii Nauk Kazakhskoi SSR, Seriya Geologicheskaya, 1963 (6), 57-80.
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Melkovite (TL)
Formula: [Ca2(H2O)15Ca(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe3+3O36(OH)]
Type Locality:
Reference: Egorov, B. L., Dara, A. D., Senderova, V. M. (1969) Melkovite, a new phosphate-molybdate from the zone of oxidation. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 98 (2): 207-212.; Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M.S., Dini, M., Birch, W.D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I.M., Jenkins, R.A., Pinch, W.W. (2012): The heteropolymolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine: 76: 1175-1207 ; Yegorov, B. L., Dora, A. D., & Senderova, V. M. (1970). Melkovite, a new phosphomolybdate from the oxidized zone. International Geology Review, 12(12), 1411-1415.
'Melnikovite'
Reference: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Reference: http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Kent.htm; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Monazite-(La) (TL)
Formula: La(PO4)
Type Locality:
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Nacrite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Nantokite
Formula: CuCl
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Neotocite
Formula: (Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2O
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Moss Opal
Reference: Gems of Kazakhstan, - textbook, Almaty, 1999, v.1, pp. 71-73 (in Rus.)
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Pekoite
Formula: PbCuBi11(S,Se)18
Reference: Efimov A.V. Bismuthian mineralisation of tin and wolfram deposits, 1993
Pennantite
Formula: Mn2+5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Pennantite var: Fe-pennantite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mn2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Hey, M. H., & Embrey, P. G. (1974). Twenty-eighth list of new mineral names. Mineralogical Magazine, 39(308), 903-932.
Perite
Formula: PbBiClO2
Reference: Kartashov P.M., Pekov I.V., Marsiy I.M. The first occurence of perite in the CIS,- Doklady RAN,1995,v.333, pp.74-78
Perrierite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce4MgFe3+2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
Reference: http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Kent.htm; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Baibatsha, A., Dyussembayeva, K., & Kassenova, A. (2015). Microparagenetic Associations of Gold in Ore-Forming Minerals from Deposits of Different Geological and Industrial Types of Kazakhstan. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 1-8). Springer International Publishing.
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phosphohedyphane
Formula: Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
'Pimelite'
Formula: Ni3Si4O10(OH)2·4H2O
Reference: Gaines et al. 1997, Dana's System of Mineralogy
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Pautov et al (2005) New Data on Minerals Vol 40 pp5-10
Posnjakite (TL)
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Prosopite
Formula: CaAl2F4[(OH)4-xFx], x = 0.0–1.0
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Baibatsha, A., Dyussembayeva, K., & Kassenova, A. (2015). Microparagenetic Associations of Gold in Ore-Forming Minerals from Deposits of Different Geological and Industrial Types of Kazakhstan. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 1-8). Springer International Publishing.
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
'Psilomelane'
Reference: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Baibatsha, A., Dyussembayeva, K., & Kassenova, A. (2015). Microparagenetic Associations of Gold in Ore-Forming Minerals from Deposits of Different Geological and Industrial Types of Kazakhstan. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 1-8). Springer International Publishing.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
'Pyrochlore'
Reference: http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Kent.htm
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Pyrophanite
Formula: Mn2+TiO3
Reference: http://geo.web.ru/druza/l-Kent.htm; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Pyrosmalite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
Reference: Frank Dzubeck; Kayupova, M.M. (1965) Doklady of the Academy of Sciences U.S.S.R., Earth Science sections, 163, 97-100.; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
'Pyrosmalite-(Fe)-Pyrosmalite-(Mn) Series'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Quartz var: Moss Agate
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gems of Kazakhstan, - textbook, Almaty, 1999, v.1, pp. 71-73 (in Rus.)
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rutilated Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [MinRec 32:42]
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Rhodonite var: Fowlerite
Formula: (Mn2+,Zn,Ca)SiO3
Description: Not enough Zn according to published analyses.
Reference: Kayupova, M. M. (1963): Mineralogy of the Dzhumart iron-manganese deposit. Izvestiya Akademii Nauk Kazakhskoi SSR, Seriya Geologicheskaya, 1963 (6), 57-80.; Kayupova, M. M. (1964) Pyrosmalite from the Dzhumart and Ushkatyn Deposits, Central Kazakhstan. Translated from: Pirosmalit iz mestorozhdeniy Dzhumart i Ushkatyn v Tsentral'nom Kazakhstane. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1964, Vol. 159, No.3, pp.560-663.
Richterite
Formula: {Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Kayupova, M. M. (1964) Pyrosmalite from the Dzhumart and Ushkatyn Deposits, Central Kazakhstan. Translated from: Pirosmalit iz mestorozhdeniy Dzhumart i Ushkatyn v Tsentral'nom Kazakhstane. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1964, Vol. 159, No.3, pp.560-663.
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 251.
Roxbyite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: In the collection of Brent Thorne. Analysis done by GEO TRADER minerals, whom specimen was acquired from.
Russellite
Formula: Bi2WO6
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Rutile var: Ilmenorutile
Formula: Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Rutile var: Strüverite
Formula: (Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Sarkinite
Formula: Mn2+2(AsO4)(OH)
Saryarkite-(Y) (TL)
Formula: Ca(Y,Th)Al5(SiO4)2(PO4,SO4)2(OH)7 · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Schallerite
Formula: Mn2+16As3Si12O36(OH)17
Reference: Kayupova, M. M. (1964) Pyrosmalite from the Dzhumart and Ushkatyn Deposits, Central Kazakhstan. Translated from: Pirosmalit iz mestorozhdeniy Dzhumart i Ushkatyn v Tsentral'nom Kazakhstane. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1964, Vol. 159, No.3, pp.560-663.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schröckingerite
Formula: NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Selenium
Formula: Se
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Sellaite
Formula: MgF2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Chukhrov (1945) Comptes rendus de l’académie des sciences de l’U.R.S.S., n.s.: 45: 370; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 593.; Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) Serpierite from the Lake District. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 238, 604-605.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Siderophyllite
Formula: KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Silver
Formula: Ag
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Silver var: Küstelite
Formula: Ag
Reference: Baibatsha, A., Dyussembayeva, K., & Kassenova, A. (2015). Microparagenetic Associations of Gold in Ore-Forming Minerals from Deposits of Different Geological and Industrial Types of Kazakhstan. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 1-8). Springer International Publishing.
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data
Spangolite
Formula: Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Spertiniite
Formula: Cu(OH)2
Reference: Voloshin, A. V., Pakhomovskiy, Ya. A., Stepanov, V. I., Bulgak, L. V. and Men-shikov, Yu. P. (1988): Gerhardtite, likasite, and spertiniite from the oxidation zone of Dzhezkazgan chalcosite ores; first finds in the USSR. Novye Dannye o Mineralakh SSSR, 35, 40-47. (in Russian) ; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Baibatsha, A., Dyussembayeva, K., & Kassenova, A. (2015). Microparagenetic Associations of Gold in Ore-Forming Minerals from Deposits of Different Geological and Industrial Types of Kazakhstan. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 1-8). Springer International Publishing.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Stilpnomelane
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Stolzite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data; Evseev, A. A. (1995): Kazakhstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stones 8, 24-30.
Stromeyerite
Formula: AgCuS
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: P.M. Kartashov data; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Sudoite
Formula: Mg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Kayupova, M. M. (1964) Pyrosmalite from the Dzhumart and Ushkatyn Deposits, Central Kazakhstan. Translated from: Pirosmalit iz mestorozhdeniy Dzhumart i Ushkatyn v Tsentral'nom Kazakhstane. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1964, Vol. 159, No.3, pp.560-663.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Thorite var: Ferrithorite
Formula: (Th,Fe3+)[Si(O,OH)4]
Reference: A.V. Stepanov data; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Thortveitite
Formula: Sc2Si2O7
Tin
Formula: Sn
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Box, S.E., Syusyura, Boris, Hayes, T.S., Taylor, C.D., Zientek, M.L., Hitzman, M.W., Seltmann, Reimer, Chechetkin, Vladimir, Dolgopolova, Alla, Cossette, P.M., and Wallis, J.C., 2012, Sandstone copper assessment of the Chu-Sarysu Basin, Central Kazakhstan: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010–5090–E, 63 p
Triplite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Tungstite
Formula: WO3 · H2O
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'UM1967-06-O:HNb'
Formula: Nb2O5•5H2O
Reference: Semenov, E.I. (1967): The mineralogy of niobium and tantalum in the crust of weathering; in: Mineralogy of pegmatites and hydrothermalites of alkalic massifs. Izdat. "Nauka": 30-35 (in Russian); in: Fleisher, M. (1969): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 54: 1497
'UM1975-12-S:BiCu'
Formula: Cu4BiS4
Reference: Abulgazina, S. D., Kuznetsova, E. I., Slyusarev, A. P. (1975): Composition and properties of two bismuth sulfo salts of copper from skarn deposits of the Sayak group. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 222, 183-185 (in Russian).
'UM1989-15-S:AgBiCuFePbSe'
Formula: Fe3CuBi(Ag,Pb)(S,Se)
Reference: Gertsen, L.E, Kotelnikov, P.E., Eremeeva, E.Ya. (1989) New find of selenium minerals in porphyry copper deposits of Kazakhstan. Izvestiya Akad. Nauk Kazak. SSR, Ser. Geol.: 1989(3): 4549 (in Russian); in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1991): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 76: 1733
'UM1989-21-S:BiCuFePbSe'
Formula: (Cu,Fe,Pb,Bi)(S,Se)
Reference: Gertsen, L.E, Kotelnikov, P.E., Eremeeva, E.Ya. (1989) New find of selenium minerals in porphyry copper deposits of Kazakhstan. Izvestiya Akad. Nauk Kazak. SSR, Ser. Geol.: 1989(3): 4549 (in Russian); in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1991): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 76: 1733
'Unnamed (hydrous zirconium molybdate)'
Formula: Zr-Mo-O-OH
Reference: Ł. Kruszewski coll (information from analytical report attached to a melkovite specimen)
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Vauquelinite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
'Wad'
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Wulfenite var: Chromian Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(Mo,Cr)O4
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
'Xenotime'
Reference: Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Zavaritskite
Formula: (BiO)F
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data 2018, L.P. Ermilova material
'Zeolite Group'
Zincsilite (TL)
Formula: Zn3(Si4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Zirkelite
Formula: (Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Yegorov, B. L., Dora, A. D., & Senderova, V. M. (1970). Melkovite, a new phosphomolybdate from the oxidized zone. International Geology Review, 12(12), 1411-1415.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Antimony1.CA.05Sb
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Selenium1.CC.10Se
Silver1.AA.05Ag
var: Küstelite1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Tin1.AC.10Sn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Algodonite2.AA.10a(Cu1-xAsx)
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
var: Danaite2.EB.20(Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
Betekhtinite2.BE.05(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Bilibinskite2.BA.80PbCu2Au3Te2
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Coloradoite2.CB.05aHgTe
Colusite2.CB.30Cu13VAs3S16
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Domeykite2.AA.10bCu3As
Domeykite-β2.AA.Cu3-xAs
Dyscrasite2.AA.35Ag3Sb
Emplectite2.HA.05CuBiS2
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Famatinite2.KA.10Cu3SbS4
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Freieslebenite2.JB.15AgPbSbS3
Friedrichite2.HB.05aPb5Cu5Bi7S18
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Galenobismutite2.JC.25ePbBi2S4
Geerite2.BA.05Cu8S5
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Gladite2.HB.05aPbCuBi5S9
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Hammarite2.HB.05aPb2Cu2Bi4S9
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Jordisite2.EA.30MoS2
Krupkaite2.HB.05aPbCuBi3S6