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Cakmakkaya Mine, Murgul Cu-Zn-Pb deposit, Murgul, Artvin Province, Black Sea Region, Turkeyi
Regional Level Types
Cakmakkaya MineMine
Murgul Cu-Zn-Pb depositDeposit
Murgul- not defined -
Artvin ProvinceProvince
Black Sea RegionRegion
TurkeyCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 14' 51'' North , 41° 34' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Murgul3,549 (2016)4.2km
Borçka9,942 (2016)14.1km
Hopa17,519 (2013)20.9km
Artvin24,266 (2014)21.4km
Seyitler1,617 (2016)22.1km


A copper mine owned by Black Sea Copper Works Corp.. Started 1985.

East Pontides belt.
Senonian felsic volcanic sequence (breccias and tuffs) with early disseminated ore, stockworks and late small lodes (rich in Se/Te).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: A. Willgallis et al. : "Se- and Te-bearing sulphides in copper ore deposits of Murgul, NE Turkey", Eur. J. Mineral., 1990, 2, pp. 145-148.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Description: Rich in Se (500 ppm).
Reference: A. Willgallis et al. : "Se- and Te-bearing sulphides in copper ore deposits of Murgul, NE Turkey", Eur. J. Mineral., 1990, 2, pp. 145-148.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:606-621
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: Özgür, N. (1993): Resource Geology, Special Issue 17, 180-185.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: A. Willgallis et al. : "Se- and Te-bearing sulphides in copper ore deposits of Murgul, NE Turkey", Eur. J. Mineral., 1990, 2, pp. 145-148.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:606-621
Galena
Formula: PbS
Description: Rich in Se (up to 1 %) : mixed-crystal formation of galena and clausthalite.
Reference: A. Willgallis et al. : "Se- and Te-bearing sulphides in copper ore deposits of Murgul, NE Turkey", Eur. J. Mineral., 1990, 2, pp. 145-148.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:606-621
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:606-621
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: A. Willgallis et al. : "Se- and Te-bearing sulphides in copper ore deposits of Murgul, NE Turkey", Eur. J. Mineral., 1990, 2, pp. 145-148.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:606-621
Matildite
Formula: AgBiS2
Description: Mixed with galena (T>225°C).
Reference: A. Willgallis et al. : "Se- and Te-bearing sulphides in copper ore deposits of Murgul, NE Turkey", Eur. J. Mineral., 1990, 2, pp. 145-148.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:606-621
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:606-621
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: A lot of crystal forms, combinations of cube, pyritohedron and octahedron; beautiful exemples of the (pseudo) 'icosahedron', in reality a combination of octahedron with pyritohedron.
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:606-621
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: A. Willgallis et al. : "Se- and Te-bearing sulphides in copper ore deposits of Murgul, NE Turkey", Eur. J. Mineral., 1990, 2, pp. 145-148.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Description: Formation at 250-300°C
Reference: A. Willgallis et al. : "Se- and Te-bearing sulphides in copper ore deposits of Murgul, NE Turkey", Eur. J. Mineral., 1990, 2, pp. 145-148.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Description: Bi-rich tennantite.
Reference: A. Willgallis et al. : "Se- and Te-bearing sulphides in copper ore deposits of Murgul, NE Turkey", Eur. J. Mineral., 1990, 2, pp. 145-148.
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: A. Willgallis et al. : "Se- and Te-bearing sulphides in copper ore deposits of Murgul, NE Turkey", Eur. J. Mineral., 1990, 2, pp. 145-148.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Matildite2.JA.20AgBiS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
ø = 2
Matildite3.7.1.1AgBiS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S CovelliteCuS
S MatilditeAgBiS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
SeSelenium
Se ClausthalitePbSe
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag MatilditeAgBiS2
TeTellurium
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
BiBismuth
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi MatilditeAgBiS2

References

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- Mining Annual Review(1985):56.
- Özgür, N. (1993): Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposits in the East Pontic Metallotect, NE Turkey. Resource Geology, Special Issue 17, 180-185.


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