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


Largest province of Kazakhstan. Officially "Qaragandy oblysy"

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272 valid minerals. 12 (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 6 localities in this region.
'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 8 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 15 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: Ca2(Mn2+,Mg)(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 13 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 27 localities in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 16 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)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 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.
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)
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.
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Reference: Strakhovenko, V.D. (1996): Geology of Ore Deposits 38(5), 401.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 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
Locality: Kent Massif, Karkaraly, Karaganda, Kazakhstan - erroneously reported
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 24 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