Zelatoya Vada Mine, Rangkul, Tien Shan Mtn, Region of Republican Subordination, Tajikistani
|Regional Level Types|
|Zelatoya Vada Mine||Mine|
|Rangkul||- not defined -|
|Tien Shan Mtn||Mountain|
|Region of Republican Subordination||- not defined -|
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude:||38° North , 70° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~196km|
IMPORTANT NOTE: This is now accepted by most mineralogists experienced in the region to be a fake locality name, probably made up by dishonest dealers. It is believed the yellow "heliodor" crystals claimed to be from this locality are treated Pakistani and/or Chinese beryl.
See also http://www.mindat.org/mesg-105-272823.html
No minerals currently recorded for this locality.
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The Mysterious Golden Water of Tajikistan (Extra Lapis, 2005, number 7, p. 61)
Heliodor Revealed (Mineral News, August 2005, p. 12)
Tajikistan Heliodor (Mineralogical Record, 2000, vol. 31, number 5, p. 449)
Let's Get It Right: Tajikistanian Heliodor (Rocks & Minerals, 2005, vol. 80, number 4, p. 285)
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