Kruta Balka


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Ukraine / Saporischschja, Oblast / Berdjansk, Rajon / Radywoniwka (Radivonivka) / Radionovskoye-Pegmatit / Krutaya Balka-Pegmatit


Li-Typ-Granit-Pegmatit in Kontakt mit einem phlogopitisiertem Ultrabasit-Tremolit

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Krutaya Balka-Pegmatit, Radionovskoye-Pegmatit, Radywoniwka, Berdjansk, Rajon, Saporischschja, UA
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Minerals (Count: 40)

Rocks (Count: 4)

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Reference- and Source indication, Literature

  • Kievlenko, E.Y. (2003) Geology of Gems, 84.
  • Bairakov, V.V., Yakubovich, O.V., Simonov, М.А. et al. (2005) simferite Li(Mg,Fe3+,Mn3+)2[PO4]2 - a new mineral. Міneralogical Zhurnal, 27(2), 112-121.
  • Shatalov, N. N. (2017). Tectonics of the Balka Kruta ore cluster of the Near-Azovian mega-block of the Ukrainian shield. Геологічний журнал, (4), 41-52.
  • Franz, G., Vyshnevskyi, O., Taran, M., Khomenko, V., Wiedenbeck, M., Schiperski, F. & Nissen, J. (2020) A new emerald occurrence from Kruta Balka, Western Peri-Azovian region, Ukraine: Implications for understanding the crystal chemistry of emerald. American Mineralogist Vol.105, Nr. 2, 162-181.