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Min Almanac_#10

Mineralogical Almanac, volume 10, 2006.
MINERAL OBSERVER: Mineral News From Russia and Beyond

ISBN 5-900395-18-9
132 pages, 181 pictures, 14 maps and schemes, soft cover. Price: $45

 

The volume contains 12 articles both for professional mineralogists and advanced collectors on different aspects of collectors interests.
Mineralogy of Slyudyanka deposit in Transbaikalie is the central material of the volume. Among others are China Mineral travel, the origin of dendrites, life of outstanding Russian mineralogist Nikolay Koksharov, visit to Fedorovĺs Museum and much more...

Editorial: Galina F. Anastasenko, └lexander └. ┼vseev, Boris Z. Kantor
                Margarita I. Novgorodova, Levon ┬. ╬ganesayn, Igor V. Pekov,
                Dmitrii Yu. Pushcharovsky, Zhanna └. Polyarnaya, Dmitrii V. Rundkqvist
                Victor Ď. Ďrofimov, Nikolay P. Yushkin

 

Supporting organizations:
                 
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Geological Society

 

Slyudyanka: A Brief Mineralogical Guide
by Konstantin I. Klopotov (Angarsk city) klopotov@ang.ru, www.mindat.ru
 

Minerals of the Slyudyanka Region                                                                                                Contents 
 

Actinolite            
Afghanite          
Albite                
Allarite-(Ce)
Almandine                       
Aluminoseladonite          
Analcime                         
Anatase                           
Andalusite                      
Andradite                       
Anhydrite                      
Anorthite                       
Antogorite                     
Aragonite                       
Augite                
Azurite                         
Barite                            
Beryl                            
Betafite
Biotite
Brucite
Bustamite
Bystrite
Calcite
Cancrinite
Cerussite
Chabasite-(Ca)
Chalcopyrite
Chondrodite
Chromdravite
Chromite
Chromphyllite
Chromseladonite
Clinochlore
Clinohumite
Clinozoisite
Cordierite
Corundum
Cosmochlore
Coulsonite
 

Bold indicates new minerals, discovered in the Slyudyanka localities

Delvauxite
Diopside
Dolomite
Enstatite
Epidote
Eskolaite
Euxenite-(Y)
Fassaite
Fergusonite-(Y)
Florensovite
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Forsterite
Franklinite
Galena
Genthelvine
Goethite
Goldmanite
Graphite
Grossular
Hauyne?
Hedenbergite
Hematite
Humite
Ilmenite
Kalininite
Karelianite
Kyanite
Lazurite
Magnesiocoulsonite
Magnesiochromite
Magnetite
Malachite
Marialite
Marcasite
Meioniteá
Microcline
Molybdenite
Monazite-(Ce)
Muscovite
Nataliite

Natrolite
Nepheline
Orthoclase (including hyalophane)
Palygorskite
Pargasite
Periclase
Perovskite
Phlogopite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyrrhotite
Polymignyte
Quartz
Rhodonite
Rutile
Schorl
Seladonite
Sillimanite
Sodalite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spinel
Struverite

Sulphur

Talcum
Tantalite
Thaumasite
Thorite
Titanite
Tremolite
Tunkite
Uvarovite
Vanadiodravite
Vermiculite
Vesuvian
Witherite
Wollastonite
Wurtzite
Xenotime-(Y)
Zincochromite
Zircon

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