"South Kola" company produces and sells mineralogical tours together with professional geologists of Kola Science Center. The tours are for both professional and amateur mineralogists. Places of the tours activity are Khibiny and Lovozero tundras, Afrikanda and Kovdor deposits, Keivy table-land, White sea coast. Number of tours - 16, and different minerals - about 80 names. Our guides are professional geologists having different academic degrees.
Basic services which are included in our tours:
- daily tours to mineral's deposit
'South-Kola' is responsible for the setting of all customs documents to export the minerals into a destination country.
Duration of the tour - depends
on client's wish
The cost includes: accommodation in hotel; full board; all vehicle services; guide service; license and permissions for the gathering of minerals.
The tour is also available for individuals and smaller groups. Please contact us for pricing.
We offer you one group mineralogical tours:
Mineralogical Tours to the Kola Peninsula.
Excursions by car to the Khibiny mountains. Any place is rather easy to reach. One day is enough to visit one or two places.
Tour N 1. Waste dumps of the Koashva, Niorkpakhk and some other mines. A probability to find collection samples of the following minerals is very high: Eudialyte; Titanite; Magnesiumastrophyllite; Hydrodelhayelith; Delhayelith; Lorenzenite; Murmanite; Lomonosovite; Lamprophyllite; Willemite; Pectolite; Kankrinite; Natrolith; Stscherbakowite; Sodalith and a number of other minerals.
Tour N 2. Mt. Eveslogchorr,
the astrophillite gorge:
Tour N 3. Peak Marchenko.
Tour N 3a. Mt. Yukspor:
Tour N 5. Mt. Takhtarvumchorr:
There is a highway connecting the town of Apatity and settlement of Revda; another 15-th km way is by a special car of a high cross-country capability. It takes a day to reach the geological place and go back. It is possible to stay the night in the settlement of Lovozero.
Tour N 6.The Flora site (the
northern area of the Lovozero massif):
Tour N 7. Ussingite shkatulka
- an underground mine Alluaiv of the Sevredmet
JC (special permission for visiting).
There is a highway connecting the town of Apatity and Kovdor. The excursion can take two days to travel to the town of Kovdor, staying the night there.
Tour N 8.The phlogopit open
pit waste dumps:
Tour N 9. The iron ore open
pit waste dumps:
There is a highway connecting the towns of Apatity and Afrikanda. It takes a day to travel to the town of Afrikanda and go back.
Tour N 10.
It can take several days to travel there. It takes one day and a half to go to the site where the excursion begins by a cross-country vehicle and 1,5 hour by helicopter to and 1,5 hour to go back.
Tour N 11. The area near the Makzabak
Tour N 12. The area near the Rovozero lake. Astrophyllite in quartz.
Tour N 13. The area near the Chervurt
and Shuururt mountains.
Tour N 14. Mountain Ploskaya. Amasonite; Plumbomicrolite.
The White Sea shore.
Tour N 15. Two days expedition to the Olenitsa
Tour N 16. Two days expedition to the Korabl