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Sphalerite from
Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche), Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Comments:Extremely fine high iron sphalerites
Habit:modified tetrhedra and twins to 16cm
Colour:black, yellow when coated with chalcopyrite
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
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:
Quartz42 photos of Sphalerite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Pyrrhotite35 photos of Sphalerite associated with Pyrrhotite at this locality.
Galena20 photos of Sphalerite associated with Galena at this locality.
Fluorite17 photos of Sphalerite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Chalcopyrite6 photos of Sphalerite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Pyrite6 photos of Sphalerite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Calcite4 photos of Sphalerite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Arsenopyrite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Arsenopyrite at this locality.
Siderite3 photos of Sphalerite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Marcasite1 photo of Sphalerite associated with Marcasite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche), Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
Nearest other occurrences of Sphalerite
7.2km (4.5 miles) A Bor Pit (Boron Pit; Bor Quarry), Dal'negorsk B deposit, Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche), Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
11.4km (7.1 miles) B Maiskoe deposit, Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
20.5km (12.7 miles) C Lidovskoe Pb-Zn deposit, Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche), Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
22.8km (14.1 miles) D Partizanskoe Pb-Zn deposit (Partizansky), Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche), Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
23.7km (14.7 miles) E Krasnogorskoe Pb-Zn deposit, Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche), Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
27.0km (16.8 miles) F Smirnovskoe Pb-Zn deposit, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
31.2km (19.4 miles) G Yuzhnoe Pb-Zn-Ag deposit, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
42.9km (26.6 miles) H Plastun Cu deposit, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
47.4km (29.5 miles) I Vysokogorskoe Sn deposit (Vysokogorsky), Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
55.7km (34.6 miles) J Khrustal'noe Sn deposit (Khrustal'ny), Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
58.0km (36.1 miles) K Verkhnee Tin deposit, Karadubsky ore field, Kavalerovo mining district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
72.5km (45.0 miles) L Arsen'evskoe Sn deposit (Arsen'evsky), Primorskiy Kray, Russia
114.2km (70.9 miles) M Lazurnoe Cu-Mo deposit, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
120.2km (74.7 miles) N Zabytoe W-Sn deposit, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
125.9km (78.2 miles) O Dalnetaezhnoe Sn deposit, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
133.7km (83.1 miles) P Zimnee Sn-Pb-Zn deposit (Zimniy), Primorskiy Kray, Russia
135.4km (84.1 miles) Q Fasolnoe Pb-Zn deposit, Shcherbakovka, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
146.8km (91.2 miles) R Shcherbakovskoe Pb-Zn deposit, Shcherbakovka, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
156.0km (97.0 miles) S Nizhnee Sn deposit (Nizhniy), Primorskiy Kray, Russia
166.9km (103.7 miles) T Tigrinoe Sn-W-Mo deposit (Tigriny), Arminsky district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
187.7km (116.6 miles) U Zvezdnoe Sn-Cu deposit, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
206.9km (128.5 miles) V Yantarnoe Sn deposit, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
210.1km (130.5 miles) W Vostok-2 Mine, Vostok, Arminsky district, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
224.9km (139.7 miles) X Verkhne Zolotoe Cu-Sn-W-Zn deposit, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
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