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Nepskoe K salt deposit, Nepa River basin, Lower Tunguska, Irkutskaya Oblast, Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e), Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 59° 1' 48'' North , 108° 0' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 59.03000,108.00000
GeoHash:G#: y6kzcd54w
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


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Soviet Union (1922-1991)

Country (Former) - 3,733 mineral species & varietal names listed

Siberian Federal District, Russia

District - 1,309 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: [AmMin 84:686]; American Mineralogist, Volume 87, pages 1509–1513, 2002
'Apatite'
Boracite
Formula: Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 87, pages 1509–1513, 2002
Caminite
Formula: Mg7(SO4)5(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: Fersman Museum, Moscow, website.
Carnallite
Formula: KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Reference: Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Fluoborite
Formula: Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Reference: [AmMin 84:686]
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: [AmMin 84:686]; American Mineralogist, Volume 87, pages 1509–1513, 2002; Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706
Kurgantaite
Formula: CaSr[B5O9]Cl · H2O
Reference: I.V. Pekov et al. (2001) Zap. Vser. Min. Ob. 130(3), 71-79 (in russ.).
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 87, pages 1509–1513, 2002
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Nepskoeite (TL)
Formula: Mg4Cl(OH)7 · 6H2O
Reference: [AmMin 84:686]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: [AmMin 84:686]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 87, pages 1509–1513, 2002
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 87, pages 1509–1513, 2002; Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706
'Veatchite-1M'
Formula: Sr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
Volkovskite
Formula: KCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
Reference: Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Enargite'2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
'Carnallite'3.BA.10KMgCl3 · 6H2O
'Halite'3.AA.20NaCl
'Nepskoeite' (TL)3.BD.20Mg4Cl(OH)7 · 6H2O
'Sylvite'3.AA.20KCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Magnesite'5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 6 - Borates
'Boracite'6.GA.05Mg3(B7O13)Cl
'Fluoborite'6.AB.50Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
'Kurgantaite'6.ED.05CaSr[B5O9]Cl · H2O
'Volkovskite'6.EC.20KCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
'Caminite'7.BB.05Mg7(SO4)5(OH)4 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Veatchite-1M'-Sr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
Group 11 - HALIDE COMPLEXES
AmBX3
Carnallite11.1.2.1KMgCl3 · 6H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Monoborates
Fluoborite25.1.2.1Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Hexaborates
Boracite25.6.1.1Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Pentaborates
Volkovskite26.5.16.1KCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Caminite31.10.9.1Mg7(SO4)5(OH)4 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Kurgantaite-CaSr[B5O9]Cl · H2O
Nepskoeite (TL)-Mg4Cl(OH)7 · 6H2O
'Veatchite-1M'-Sr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CaminiteMg7(SO4)5(OH)4 · H2O
H CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
H FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
H KurgantaiteCaSr[B5O9]Cl · H2O
H NepskoeiteMg4Cl(OH)7 · 6H2O
H Veatchite-1MSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
H VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
BBoron
B BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
B FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
B KurgantaiteCaSr[B5O9]Cl · H2O
B Veatchite-1MSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
B VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
O CaminiteMg7(SO4)5(OH)4 · H2O
O CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
O FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
O KurgantaiteCaSr[B5O9]Cl · H2O
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O NepskoeiteMg4Cl(OH)7 · 6H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Veatchite-1MSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
O VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
FFluorine
F FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Mg CaminiteMg7(SO4)5(OH)4 · H2O
Mg CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
Mg FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg NepskoeiteMg4Cl(OH)7 · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S CaminiteMg7(SO4)5(OH)4 · H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Cl CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl KurgantaiteCaSr[B5O9]Cl · H2O
Cl NepskoeiteMg4Cl(OH)7 · 6H2O
Cl SylviteKCl
Cl VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
KPotassium
K CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
K SylviteKCl
K VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca KurgantaiteCaSr[B5O9]Cl · H2O
Ca VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
SrStrontium
Sr KurgantaiteCaSr[B5O9]Cl · H2O
Sr Veatchite-1MSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3192709
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Borisenkov, V. I. (1992). Bromine in K-bearing Beds of the Nepskoe Deposit as a Geochemical Indicator of Its Genesis Conditions. Russian Geology and Geophysics, 33(9-12).


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