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Geology of Ore Deposits

, Volume 55, Issue 7, pp 601–606 | Cite as

A Tribute to Nicolai Pavlovich Yushkin, one of the discoverers of chernovite. Chernovite-(Y) and other arsenic minerals in rare-metal granites and greisens of the Far East

  • V. I. AlekseevEmail author
  • Yu. B. Marin
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Abstract

An assemblage of chernovite-(Y), As-bearing thorite, rooseveltite, and Cu and Fe arsenates has been revealed in Li-F granites, ongonites, and greisens of the Far East. The formation sequence of the above minerals is described in this paper. Chernovite-(Y) is a product of autometasomatic alteration of Li-F granite and ongonite, whereas other arsenates and As-thorite are products of greisenization.

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Arsenate Ilmenite Tourmaline Topaz Chukchi Peninsula 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National University of Mineral ResourcesSt. PetersburgRussia

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