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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Pyrrhotite
Formula:Fe7S8
Comments:Some of the world's finest pyrrhotites occur here. This is the best mine for pyrrhotites in the region
Habit:Haxagonal plates and towers to many cm
Colour:yellow brown
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:[MinRec 32:9]; 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:
Quartz55 photos of Pyrrhotite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Sphalerite35 photos of Pyrrhotite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Galena33 photos of Pyrrhotite associated with Galena at this locality.
Calcite12 photos of Pyrrhotite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pyrite6 photos of Pyrrhotite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Fluorite5 photos of Pyrrhotite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Siderite3 photos of Pyrrhotite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Arsenopyrite3 photos of Pyrrhotite associated with Arsenopyrite at this locality.
Chalcopyrite1 photo of Pyrrhotite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrrhotite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
Photo GalleryView Gallery (69 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrrhotite
20.5km (12.7 miles) Lidovskoe Pb-Zn deposit, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
22.8km (14.1 miles) Partizanskoe Pb-Zn deposit (Partizansky), Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
23.7km (14.7 miles) Krasnogorskoe Pb-Zn deposit, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
31.2km (19.4 miles) Yuzhnoe Pb-Zn-Ag deposit, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
47.4km (29.5 miles) Vysokogorskoe Sn deposit (Vysokogorsky), Primorsky Krai, Russia
55.7km (34.6 miles) Khrustal'noe Sn deposit (Khrustal'ny), Primorsky Krai, Russia
58.0km (36.1 miles) Verkhnee Tin deposit, Karadubsky ore field, Primorsky Krai, Russia
72.5km (45.0 miles) Arsen'evskoe Sn deposit (Arsen'evsky), Primorsky Krai, Russia
78.9km (49.1 miles) Malinovskoe Cu-Au deposit, Malinovsky cluster, Primorsky Krai, Russia
 
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