Khaidarkan Sb-Hg deposit (Chaidarkan; Hajdarkan), Fergana Valley, Alai Range (Alay Range), Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° 55' 60'' North , 71° 19' 60'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||39.93333,71.33333|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Soviet Union (1922-1991)|
|Köppen climate type:||Dsc : Dry-summer subarctic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Хайдаркан|
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79 valid minerals. 8 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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358.9 - 443.8 Ma
|Silurian-Devonian sedimentary rocks|
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Belousov, V.I. (2002): Ore-Clastic Olistostromes, Ore Clasts, and Allochthonous Antimony–Mercury Deposits in the Alay Range, Southern Tien Shan. Lithology and Mineral Resources 37(3), 251-265.
Bindi, L., Pratesi, G., Muniz-Miranda, M., Zoppi, M., Chelazzi, L., Lepore, G. O., & Menchetti, S. (2015). From ancient pigments to modern optoelectronic applications of arsenic sulfides: bonazziite, the natural analogue of β-As4S4 from Khaidarkan deposit, Kyrgyzstan. Mineralogical Magazine, 79(1), 121-131.