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Russland / Sibirien, Föderationskreis / Tuwa-Republik (Tuva, Tyva) / Tannu-Ola-Gebirge / Karasug

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Ca. 30 km O von Chadan. Im W Teil des Tannu-Ola-Gebirges.



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Karasug, Tannu-Ola-Gebirge, Tuwa-Republik, Sibirien, Föderationskreis, RU
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Minerals (Count: 22)

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farbloses Fragment von Tikhonenkovit, Karasug, Tannu-Ola Gebirge, Tuwa, Russland; BB < 1 mm

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Rocks (Count: 2)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Khomyakov, A.P., Stepanov, V.I., Moleva, V.A. & Pudovkina, Z.V. (1964). Tikhonenkovite, SrAlF4(OH) x H2O, a new mineral. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 156, 2, S.345-47. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Petersen, O.V., Khomyakov, A.P., Leonardsen, E.S. et al. (1994). Karasugite, SrCaAl(F,(OH))7, a new mineral species from the Karasug Fe-REE-barite-fluorite deposit, Tannu-Ola Range, S Sibiria, Russia. N. Jb. Min. Mh., H.5, S.209-16. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Weiß, S. (1995). Neue Mineralien: Karasugit. Lapis, Jg.20, Nr.2, S.24-25.
  • Nikiforov, A.V. et al. (2006): Isotope Geochemistry (O, C, S, Sr) and Rb–Sr Age of Carbonatites in Central Tuva. Geol. Ore Dep. 48(4), 256-76.