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Mount Kaputjugh, Paragachai, Orubad District, Syunik Province, Armeniai
Regional Level Types
Mount KaputjughMountain
Paragachai- not defined -
Orubad DistrictDistrict
Syunik ProvinceProvince
ArmeniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 9' 33'' North , 46° 0' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Arafsa927 (2016)24.0km
Ashagy Aylis992 (2016)25.4km
Ordubad9,781 (2016)27.8km
Sumbatan-diza1,024 (2016)28.1km
Deste4,282 (2013)31.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kapudzhukh Mt (Kaputdzhukh Mt; Kaputjukh Mt)
Name(s) in local language(s):
Капутджух, Зангезурский хребет. поселок Парагачай


Kapudzhukh Mt. is the highest point (3904 m) of the Zangezur range on the Armenia/Azerbaijan border.

This is the most important occurrence of excellent rutile (with black, lustrous crystals up to 5 cm) on all territory of the former USSR.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data; Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-6439
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Occurs as crystals.
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data; Martins da Pedra.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Description: Occurs as lustrous crystals.
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov data; Martins da Pedra.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O RutileTiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Kaputjugh
Wikidata ID:Q1728783

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