SUPPORT US. If mindat.org is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Chalcopyrite from
Kvaisinsk Pb-Zn deposit, South Ossetia

Locality type:Deposit
Classification
Species:Chalcopyrite
Formula:CuFeS2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Gigiadze, G.B., Guniava, V.D., Mozgova, N.N., Tsepin, A.I., Borodaev, Yu.S. (1984): On the first occurrence of chlorosulfosalts in the U.S.S.R. Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR: 277: 1464-1467 (in Russian); in: Hawthorne, F.C., Fleischer, F., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1986): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 71: 1281
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcopyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kvaisinsk Pb-Zn deposit, South Ossetia
Nearest other occurrences of Chalcopyrite
34.4km (21.3 miles) Sanartskhia Sb-Au deposit, Mestia-Racha District, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, Georgia
35.4km (22.0 miles) Kvardzakheti Au-Sb deposit, Mestia-Racha District, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, Georgia
42.7km (26.5 miles) Buron Pb-Zn deposit, Sadon ore district, North Ossetia–Alania, Russia
43.3km (26.9 miles) Zopkhito Au-Sb deposit, Mestia-Racha District, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, Georgia
47.5km (29.5 miles) Sadon Pb-Zn deposit, Sadon ore district, North Ossetia–Alania, Russia
47.8km (29.7 miles) Verkhnii Zgid Pb-Zn deposit, Sadon ore district, North Ossetia–Alania, Russia
49.8km (30.9 miles) Mizur Pb-Zn deposit, Sadon ore district, North Ossetia–Alania, Russia
51.2km (31.8 miles) Arkhon Pb-Zn deposit, Sadon ore district, North Ossetia–Alania, Russia
51.3km (31.9 miles) Zeskho Cu-Co deposit, Mestia-Racha District, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, Georgia
53.1km (33.0 miles) Kholst Pb-Zn deposit, Sadon ore district, North Ossetia–Alania, Russia
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: October 23, 2019 04:19:29
Go to top of page