Kukisvumchorr

Kukisvumchorr

 

a flat-top mountain massif in the Khibiny tundras on Kola Peninsula, located north of Kirovsk. Elevation, 1,143 m. Kukisvumchorr is formed of nephelinic syenites and has steep slopes. There are two glaciers in its northern section; apatite-nepheline ores are extracted.

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Number of Location minerals * 1 Poudrette Quarry, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada 78 2 Kukisvumchorr Mt" Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, 45 Russia 3 Jachymov, Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia, Czech 38 Republic 4 Clara Mine, Wolfach, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany 37 5 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia 29 6 Vuoriyarvi Massif, Northern Karelia, Russia 25 7 Sounion Mine No.
Its sources said a man, born in 1964, and a woman born in 1984, died at the Kukisvumchorr Pass, in the town of Kirovsk, Murmansk region.
The Kukisvumchorr apatite deposit at the southern edge of Mount Kukisvumchorr was discovered in August, 1926 by Russian mineralogist Aleksandr N.
The Kukisvumchorr deposit is in the northwest portion of a huge (12 km long) lode of nepheline-apatite rock which is prospected and mapped by using boreholes to a depth of 2.5 km.
Franconite has also been reported from the Vishnevye Gory massif, South Urals, Russia (Nikandrov, 1989), the Saint-Amable sill, Varennes and Saint-Amable, Quebec (Gault and Horvath, 1994; Horvath et al., 1998), and the Vuoriyarvi massif (Subbotin et al., 1997a and b) and Kukisvumchorr in the Khibiny massif (Pekov and Podlesny, 2004), both in the Kola Peninsula, Russia.
(2004) Kukisvumchorr deposite: Mineralogy of alkaline pegmatites and hydrothemalites.
It was described simultaneosly from three alkaline massifs: Ilimaussaq in South Greenland (Kangerluarssuk area), Lovozero (the Palitra pegmatite) and Khibiny (Kukisvumchorr Mountain), the latter two on the Kola Peninsula (Pekov et al., 2004b).
Locality: Mount Kukisvumchorr, Khibina alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia.
Locality: Kirovsky mine, Kukisvumchorr Mt., Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia.
Kukisvumchorr, Khibiny alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia.
Electron microprobe (EDS) and XRD analyses identified the Ladominant analog of ancylite-(ce), ancylite-(La), which has recently been described from Mount Kukisvumchorr Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia (Yakovenchuk et al., 1997).
Of particular interest to zeolite collectors was a find of transparent wedge-shaped and apparently twinned amicite crystals (to 2 mm) thickly intergrown with pale green transparent natrolite crystals (to 5 mm) with aegirine from Kukisvumchorr, Chibiny, Kola Peninsula.