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Wolframite from
Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert), Karazhal, Karaganda, Kazakhstan

Locality type:Deposit
Classification
Species:'Wolframite' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:[MinRec 23:494]; Ermilova, L. P. & Senderova, V. M. (1961): Betpakdalite, a new mineral from the oxidation zone of the wolframite ore deposit of Karaoba (Central Kazakhstan). Zapiski Vserossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 90, 425-430. (in Russian) ; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz11 photos of Wolframite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Pyrite8 photos of Wolframite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Fluorite8 photos of Wolframite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Cuprotungstite4 photos of Wolframite associated with Cuprotungstite at this locality.
Siderite1 photo of Wolframite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Molybdenite1 photo of Wolframite associated with Molybdenite at this locality.
Smoky Quartz1 photo of Wolframite associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wolframite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert), Karazhal, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Localities for Wolframite in this Region
Janet ore occurrence, Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert), Karazhal, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Solnechnoye Mine (Solvech Mine), Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert), Karazhal, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Nearest other occurrences of Wolframite
156.9km (97.5 miles) A Akchatau Mine, Akchatau (Aqshatau; Akschatau; Akchataul; Akshatau), Shet District, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
175.3km (108.9 miles) B Upper Kayrakty W-Mo-Bi deposit (Verkhnee-Kayrakty), Kayrakty (Kairakty), Shet District, Karaganda, Kazakhstan
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