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Chalcopyrite from
Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Chalcopyrite
Formula:CuFeS2
Comments:World class chalcopyrites occur here
Habit:Pseudotetrahedral and complex twins to 3 cm, to 40 cm in one pocket!
Colour:yellow
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:[MinRec vol 32 pp 14-15]; Rogulina, L.I., and Sveshnikova, O.L. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(1), 60-74.; Dobovol'skaya, M. G., Baskina, V. A., Balashova, S. P., Kenisarin, A. M., Arakelyants, M. M., Klimachev, L. A., & Muravitskaya, G. N. (1990). Order of Formation of the Ores and Mafic Dikes of the Nikolayevsk Deposit (Southern Primor'ye). International Geology Review, 32(4), 391-403.; Vasilenko, G.P. (2001) The Dalnegorsk Ore District. pp98-124 in Khanchuk, A.I., Gonevchuk, G.A. & Seltmann, R. (Eds) Metallogeny of the Pacific Northwest (Russian Far East): Tectonics, Magmatism and Metallogeny of Active Continental Margins. IAGOD Guidebook series 11, Dalnauka Publishing House, Vladivostok 2004, 176 p
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Galena18 photos of Chalcopyrite associated with Galena at this locality.
Sphalerite6 photos of Chalcopyrite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Chalcopyrite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Calcite1 photo of Chalcopyrite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Fluorite1 photo of Chalcopyrite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Milky Quartz1 photo of Chalcopyrite associated with Milky Quartz at this locality.
Pyrrhotite1 photo of Chalcopyrite associated with Pyrrhotite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcopyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
Nearest other occurrences of Chalcopyrite
7.2km (4.5 miles) A Bor Pit (Boron Pit; Bor Quarry), Dal'negorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
8.4km (5.2 miles) B Verkhnii Mine (Verchniy Mine; Verkhnee Rudnik Mine), Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
11.4km (7.1 miles) C Maiskoe deposit, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
20.5km (12.7 miles) D Lidovskoe Pb-Zn deposit, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
22.8km (14.1 miles) E Partizanskoe Pb-Zn deposit (Partizansky), Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
23.7km (14.7 miles) F Krasnogorskoe Pb-Zn deposit, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
31.2km (19.4 miles) G Yuzhnoe Pb-Zn-Ag deposit, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
42.9km (26.6 miles) H Plastun Cu deposit, Primorsky Krai, Russia
47.4km (29.5 miles) I Vysokogorskoe Sn deposit (Vysokogorsky), Primorsky Krai, Russia
55.7km (34.6 miles) J Khrustal'noe Sn deposit (Khrustal'ny), Primorsky Krai, Russia
58.0km (36.1 miles) K Verkhnee Tin deposit, Karadubsky ore field, Primorsky Krai, Russia
72.5km (45.0 miles) L Arsen'evskoe Sn deposit (Arsen'evsky), Primorsky Krai, Russia
78.9km (49.1 miles) M Malinovskoe Cu-Au deposit, Malinovsky cluster, Primorsky Krai, Russia
80.8km (50.2 miles) N Zarechnoe Cu deposit, Primorsky Krai, Russia
114.2km (70.9 miles) O Lazurnoe Cu-Mo deposit, Primorsky Krai, Russia
125.9km (78.2 miles) P Dalnetaezhnoe Sn deposit, Primorsky Krai, Russia
166.9km (103.7 miles) Q Tigrinoe Sn-W-Mo deposit (Tigriny), Arminsky ore district, Primorsky Krai, Russia
187.7km (116.6 miles) R Zvezdnoe Sn-Cu deposit, Primorsky Krai, Russia
206.9km (128.5 miles) S Yantarnoe Sn deposit, Primorsky Krai, Russia
210.1km (130.5 miles) T Vostok-2 Mine, Vostok, Arminsky ore district, Primorsky Krai, Russia
224.9km (139.7 miles) U Verkhne Zolotoe Cu-Sn-W-Zn deposit, Primorsky Krai, Russia
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