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View from Khaldzan Buragtag Mt to East.

Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Road to drillhole station and trenches on stoks of agpaitic rare-metal alkaline granites of V and VII intrusive phases

Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Zhilnyi and Dorozhnyi sairs confluence.

Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
View from Khaldzan Buragtag Mt to East.

Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Road to drillhole station and trenches on stoks of agpaitic rare-metal alkaline granites of V and VII intrusive phases

Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Zhilnyi and Dorozhnyi sairs confluence.

Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
View from Khaldzan Buragtag Mt to East.

Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Road to drillhole station and trenches on stoks of agpaitic rare-metal alkaline granites of V and VII intrusive phases

Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
 


Detailed Mineral List:
Acanthite
Localities: Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Saerxite Pb-Zn-Ag deposit, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Actinolite
Localities: Bayan Uul Mine, Mörön Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Aegirine
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Aenigmatite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Adzhi-Bogdo (stone) meteorite, Altai, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Aenigmatite from Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Aeschynite-(Ce)
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Aeschynite-(Y)
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Agardite-(Y)
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Albite
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Locality: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
'Alkali Feldspar'
Locality: Ulaan uul, Erdene Sum, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Allanite-(Ce)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Allanite-(Nd)
Locality: Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Almandine
Locality: Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Locality: Bulgut pegmatite, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Almeidaite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Aluminocerite-(Ce)
Locality: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Aluminocerite-(Ce) from Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Alunite
Localities: Shuteen Cu-Au deposit, Öldziyt, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Hugo Dummett Cu-Au deposit (North Oyu Cu-Au deposit), Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Central Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
South Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Amphibole Supergroup
Locality: Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Anatase
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Andalusite
Localities: Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Hugo Dummett Cu-Au deposit (North Oyu Cu-Au deposit), Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Andradite
Locality: Tumurtiin Ovoo Zn deposit (Tomortiin Ovoo; Tumurtijn-ovoo), Baruun-Urt, Sühbaatar Aimag (Sükhbaatar Aimag), Mongolia
Anglesite
Localities: Boorj, Most Soum, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Anhydrite
Localities: Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Hugo Dummett Cu-Au deposit (North Oyu Cu-Au deposit), Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Ankerite
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Annite
Locality: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Antimony
Locality: Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Aragonite
Locality: Arts Bogdo (Arz Bogdo), Gobi Desert, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Aragonite from Arts Bogdo, Gobi Desert, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Arfvedsonite
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Photo: Arfvedsonite from Khan Bogdo Massif, Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Armalcolite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Armstrongite (TL)
Type Locality: Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Reference: Vladykin N.V., Kovalenko V.I., Dorfman M.D. (1981) Mineralogical and geochemical pecularities of Khan Bogdo massif of an alkaline granites (MPR), - Moscow, Nauka, p. 136 (in Rus.).
Localities: Recorded from at least 2 other localities in this region.
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Armstrongite from Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif, Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Arsenic
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Avdar Tolgoi Cu deposit, Ereentsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Arsenopyrite
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Arsenosulvanite'
Locality: Central Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Astrophyllite
Locality: Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Augite
Locality: Adzhi-Bogdo (stone) meteorite, Altai, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
Azurite
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Baryte
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Bavenite
Localities: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Bavenite from Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
'Bayankhanite'
Locality: Bayankhaan Uul (Bayan-Khan-Ula), Idermeg, Khentii Aimag (Hentiy Aimag), Mongolia
Bazirite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Bazirite from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Bertrandite
Locality: Khaldzan Buregte deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Beryl
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Localities: Hutag Ull Ord, Khentii Aimag (Hentiy Aimag), Mongolia
Goricho, Gorkhi massif (Ghorkhi massif), Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Photo: Aquamarine from Hutag Ull Ord, Khentii Aimag, Mongolia
Beryl var: Goshenite
Locality: Goricho, Gorkhi massif (Ghorkhi massif), Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Beryl var: Heliodor
Locality: Goricho, Gorkhi massif (Ghorkhi massif), Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Betpakdalite-CaCa
Locality: Bajan Cogto, Mongolia
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Bismuth
Localities: Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Undur Tsagaan W-Mo deposit (Ondor Tsagaan), Hentiy, Khentii Aimag (Hentiy Aimag), Mongolia
Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Bismuthinite
Localities: Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Avdar Tolgoi Cu deposit, Ereentsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Bismutite
Locality: Unchzhul massif, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Bornite
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Boulangerite
Locality: Avdar Tolgoi Cu deposit, Ereentsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Bournonite
Localities: Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Tolbonur Ag-Sb-Cu-Pb-Zn deposit, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Sharabureg Ag-Sb-Cu-Pb-Zn deposit, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Bowieite
Localities: Burgustain Gol (Burgustain River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Iljgen Gol (Iljgen River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Brannerite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Britholite-(Ce)
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Britholite-(Y)
Locality: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Brochantite
Locality: Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Burbankite
Locality: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Bustamite
Locality: Tumurtiin Ovoo Zn deposit (Tomortiin Ovoo; Tumurtijn-ovoo), Baruun-Urt, Sühbaatar Aimag (Sükhbaatar Aimag), Mongolia
Calaverite
Locality: Kharmagtai Cu deposit, Öldzeyte Suma, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Calcioburbankite
Locality: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Calciocatapleiite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Calcite
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Cancrinite
Locality: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Carminite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Cassiterite
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Photo: © Maurice de Graaf. Cassiterite from Modoto, Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Celestine
Localities: Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Cerianite-(Ce)
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Cerite-(Ce)
Localities: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Cerussite
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Chalcophanite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Chalcopyrite
Localities: Reported from at least 38 localities in this region.
Chalcostibite
Locality: Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Chalcostibite from Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Chernovite-(Y)
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Chevkinite-(Ce)
Localities: Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Chevkinite-(Ce) from Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Chlorapatite
Locality: Adzhi-Bogdo (stone) meteorite, Altai, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Chromite
Locality: Adzhi-Bogdo (stone) meteorite, Altai, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
Chrysocolla
Localities: Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Kharmagtai Cu deposit, Öldzeyte Suma, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Cinnabar
Localities: Bayankhaan Uul (Bayan-Khan-Ula), Idermeg, Khentii Aimag (Hentiy Aimag), Mongolia
Zalaa Uul Au deposit, Bayan Suma, Khentii Aimag (Hentiy Aimag), Mongolia
Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Chiyash Nur Hg-Sb occurrence, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Sagsai Cu-Ag-Hg-Sb occurrence, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Clinochlore
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Locality: Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Coffinite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Columbite-(Fe)
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Shar Tolgoi, Zavkhan Soum, Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Unchzhul massif, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Localities: Urt Gozgor placer, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Janchivlan complex, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Cooperite
Localities: Burgustain Gol (Burgustain River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Iljgen Gol (Iljgen River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Copper
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Cornwallite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Coronadite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Corundum
Localities: Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Hugo Dummett Cu-Au deposit (North Oyu Cu-Au deposit), Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Corundum var: Sapphire
Locality: Shavaryn Tsaram, Tariat, Hangai highland, Arhangay Aimag, Mongolia
Photo: © Grzegorz Słowik. Sapphire from Lugeengol REE deposit, Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Covellite
Localities: Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Tsagaan Tolgoi, Myangad Soum, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Bayan Uul Mine, Mörön Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Tsagaan Suvarga Cu-Mo deposit, Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Central Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Cryptomelane
Locality: Hukh Tag Mn deposit, Argatay, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Cubanite
Locality: Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Cuprite
Localities: Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Kharmagtai Cu deposit, Öldzeyte Suma, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Khongoot Cu deposit, Bugat, Bulgan Aimag, Mongolia
'Cuprorhodsite-Malanite Series'
Localities: Burgustain Gol (Burgustain River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Iljgen Gol (Iljgen River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Davidite-(La)
Locality: Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Delafossite
Locality: Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Diamond
Locality: Jalanash meteorite, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Diaspore
Localities: Shuteen Cu-Au deposit, Öldziyt, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Hugo Dummett Cu-Au deposit (North Oyu Cu-Au deposit), Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Dickite
Localities: Shuteen Cu-Au deposit, Öldziyt, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tsagaan Suvarga Cu-Mo deposit, Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Hugo Dummett Cu-Au deposit (North Oyu Cu-Au deposit), Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Central Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Diopside
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Locality: Shavaryn Tsaram, Tariat, Hangai highland, Arhangay Aimag, Mongolia
Dolomite
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Elbaite
Locality: Unchzhul massif, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Elpidite
Locality: Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Elpidite var: Calcian Elpidite
Localities: Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Calcian Elpidite from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Enargite
Localities: Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Lamachaolutu Cu-Mo deposit, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Enstatite
Localities: Shavaryn Tsaram, Tariat, Hangai highland, Arhangay Aimag, Mongolia
Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Epidote
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Epidote var: Allanite-Epidote
Localities: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Epidote Supergroup
Locality: Ulaan uul, Erdene Sum, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Erlichmanite
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
'Erlichmanite-Laurite Series'
Localities: Burgustain Gol (Burgustain River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Iljgen Gol (Iljgen River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Eudialyte
Localities: Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Eudialyte from Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Fayalite
Locality: Neprimetnyi pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Ferberite
Locality: Mushguu, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
'Fergusonite'
Locality: Khaldzan Buregte deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
'Fergusonite-(Nd)'
Locality: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Fergusonite-(Y)
Localities: Neprimetnyi pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Fergusonite-(Y) from Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Fergusonite-(Y)-β
Localities: Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Neprimetnyi pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Fergusonite-(Y)-β from Neprimetnyi pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Ferriallanite-(Ce) (TL)
Type Locality: Neprimetnyi pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Reference: P. Kartashov et al. (2002) Can. Mineral. 40, 1641-1648
Localities: Recorded from at least 2 other localities in this region.
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Ferriallanite-(Ce) from Neprimetnyi pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Ferrimolybdite
Locality: Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
'Ferroan pargasite'
Locality: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Ferro-ferri-fluoro-leakeite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Ferro-ferri-fluoro-leakeite from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Ferro-katophorite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Ferro-pargasite
Locality: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Fersmite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Fersmite from Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Fluorapatite
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Fluorite
Localities: Reported from at least 45 localities in this region.
Photo: © Vítězslav Snášel. Fluorite from Bujiger Mine, Har-Ayrak, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Fluorite var: Strontian Fluorite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Strontian Fluorite from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Fluorite var: Yttrofluorite
Locality: Shar Tolgoi, Zavkhan Soum, Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Fluorkenopyrochlore (TL)
Type Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Reference: Atencio, D., Andrade, M.B., Christy, A.G., Gieré, R., Kartashov, P.M. (2010): The pyrochlore supergroup of minerals: nomenclature. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 673-698.; Kartashov, P.M., Mokhov, A.V. and Kovalenko, V.I. (1998) Rare earth Sr-pyrochlore from Western Mongolia: The first find in association with alkalic granites. Doklady Earth Sciences, 359, 510-513.
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Fluorkenopyrochlore from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Fluornatropyrochlore
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Forsterite
Locality: Shavaryn Tsaram, Tariat, Hangai highland, Arhangay Aimag, Mongolia
Freibergite
Localities: Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Gadolinite-(Y)
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Gadolinite-(Y) var: Calciogadolinite-(Y)
Locality: Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Calciogadolinite-(Y) from Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Galena
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Galenobismutite
Locality: Bayan Uul Mine, Mörön Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
'Garnet'
Localities: Tumurtiin Ovoo Zn deposit (Tomortiin Ovoo; Tumurtijn-ovoo), Baruun-Urt, Sühbaatar Aimag (Sükhbaatar Aimag), Mongolia
Khunkher, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
Lamachaolutu Cu-Mo deposit, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Saerxite Pb-Zn-Ag deposit, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Gaylussite
Locality: Taboos-nor (Salt Lake), Eastern Gobi Desert, Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Genthelvite
Localities: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Genthelvite from Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Gerenite-(Y)
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Gerenite-(Y) from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Gersdorffite
Localities: Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Tolbonur Ag-Sb-Cu-Pb-Zn deposit, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Sagsai Cu-Ag-Hg-Sb occurrence, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Gittinsite
Localities: Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Khaldzan Buregte deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Gittinsite from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Goethite
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Gold
Localities: Reported from at least 43 localities in this region.
Gold var: Electrum
Locality: Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Graphite
Locality: Jalanash meteorite, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Greenockite
Locality: Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Grossular
Locality: Tumurtiin Ovoo Zn deposit (Tomortiin Ovoo; Tumurtijn-ovoo), Baruun-Urt, Sühbaatar Aimag (Sükhbaatar Aimag), Mongolia
Gudmundite
Locality: Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Gypsum
Localities: Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Bulgin Shiver Cu deposit, Davst, Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Hugo Dummett Cu-Au deposit (North Oyu Cu-Au deposit), Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Photo: Gypsum from Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Halite
Locality: Bulgin Shiver Cu deposit, Davst, Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Heazlewoodite
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Hedenbergite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Hematite
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Martite
Localities: Khunkher, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Hematite var: Specularite
Locality: Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Hessite
Locality: Tsagaan Suvarga Cu-Mo deposit, Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Hingganite-(Ce)
Localities: Neprimetnyi pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Hingganite-(Ce) from Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Hingganite-(Y)
Localities: Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Hingganite-(Y) from Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
'Hollingworthite-Irarsite Series'
Localities: Burgustain Gol (Burgustain River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Iljgen Gol (Iljgen River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
'Hornblende'
Locality: South Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
'Hydroastrophyllite'
Locality: Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Photo: © Reiner Mielke. Hydroastrophyllite from Khan Bogdo Massif, Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Hydromagnesite
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Hydromagnesite from Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag, Mongolia
Hydroxylapatite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Hydroxylbastnäsite-(Ce)
Localities: Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
'Hydroxylsynchysite-(Ce)'
Locality: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
'Hydroxyplumbopyrochlore' (FRL)
Type Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Reference: Kartashov P.M., Voloshin A.V., Pakhomovsky Ya.A. (1992) On plumbopyrochlore from Western Mongólia. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 322, p. 1137-1140. (in Rus.).
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Hydroxyplumbopyrochlore from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Ilmenite
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Ilvaite
Localities: Neprimetnyi pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Irarsite
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Isoferroplatinum
Localities: Burgustain Gol (Burgustain River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Iljgen Gol (Iljgen River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Jacobsite
Locality: Tumurtiin Ovoo Zn deposit (Tomortiin Ovoo; Tumurtijn-ovoo), Baruun-Urt, Sühbaatar Aimag (Sükhbaatar Aimag), Mongolia
Jarosite
Localities: Zalaa Uul Au deposit, Bayan Suma, Khentii Aimag (Hentiy Aimag), Mongolia
Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Kainosite-(Y)
Localities: Neprimetnyi pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Kainosite-(Y) from Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Kaolinite
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Locality: Avdar Tolgoi Cu deposit, Ereentsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
'Kovalenkoite' (FRL)
Type Locality: Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Reference: M.I. Novgorodova ( red.)(2006) Minerals of Mongolia, - Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow, p. 352 (in Rus.)
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Kovalenkoite from Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif, Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Kyanite
Locality: Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Landauite
Locality: Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Laurite
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Lead
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
'Lepidolite'
Localities: Unchzhul massif, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Janchivlan complex, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
'Limonite'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Lizardite
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Lizardite from Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag, Mongolia
Löllingite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Tolbonur Ag-Sb-Cu-Pb-Zn deposit, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Sagsai Cu-Ag-Hg-Sb occurrence, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Sharabureg Ag-Sb-Cu-Pb-Zn deposit, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Maghemite
Locality: Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Magnesiochromite
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Magnesiochromite from Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag, Mongolia
Magnesite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Magnetite
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Locality: Shar Tolgoi, Zavkhan Soum, Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Malachite
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Marcasite
Localities: Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Mongon Ondoriin (Mungun Undur), Umundelger Somon, Khentii Aimag (Hentiy Aimag), Mongolia
Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Bayan Uul Mine, Mörön Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Chiyash Nur Hg-Sb occurrence, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
'Melnikovite'
Locality: Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Merrillite
Locality: Adzhi-Bogdo (stone) meteorite, Altai, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
Metacinnabar
Localities: Sagsai Cu-Ag-Hg-Sb occurrence, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Chiyash Nur Hg-Sb occurrence, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
'Meteoritic Iron'
Locality: Adzhi-Bogdo (stone) meteorite, Altai, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
Microcline
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Photo: © Zbynek Burival. Microcline from Goricho, Gorkhi massif, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Microcline var: Amazonite
Locality: Janchivlan complex, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Microlite Group
Localities: Unchzhul massif, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Urt Gozgor placer, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Janchivlan complex, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Milarite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Molybdenite
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Molybdite
Locality: Undur Tsagaan W-Mo deposit (Ondor Tsagaan), Hentiy, Khentii Aimag (Hentiy Aimag), Mongolia
'Monazite'
Locality: Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Monazite-(Ce)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Mongolite (TL)
Type Locality: Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Reference: Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva (Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society) (and Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva) (1985): 114, 374-377.
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Mongolite from Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif, Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Montmorillonite
Localities: Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Bayan Uul Mine, Mörön Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Muscovite
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Muscovite var: Illite
Localities: Central Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Muscovite var: Sericite
Localities: Reported from at least 26 localities in this region.
Narsarsukite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Natron
Locality: Unnamed salt lakes, Eastern Gobi Desert, Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Nepheline
Localities: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Neptunite
Localities: Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Khaldzan Buregte deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: Neptunite from Khan Bogdo Massif, Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Nickeline
Locality: Sagsai Cu-Ag-Hg-Sb occurrence, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Nontronite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
'Olivine'
Localities: Adzhi-Bogdo (stone) meteorite, Altai, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Jalanash meteorite, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Opal
Localities: Ulugei, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Opal var: Wood Opal
Locality: Ulugei, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Wood Opal from Ulugei, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Orcelite
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Orthoclase
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Locality: Jalanash meteorite, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Parisite-(Ce)
Locality: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Percleveite-(Ce)
Locality: Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Percleveite-(Ce) from Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Perrierite-(Ce)
Locality: Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
'Petrified Wood'
Locality: Ulugei, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Photo: © Vitezslav Snasel. Petrified Wood from Mongolia
Phlogopite
Localities: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Shavaryn Tsaram, Tariat, Hangai highland, Arhangay Aimag, Mongolia
Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Pigeonite
Locality: Jalanash meteorite, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Platinum
Locality: Tarialan mine, Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Plumbojarosite
Locality: Boorj, Most Soum, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Polybasite
Locality: Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Polycrase-(Y)
Locality: Unchzhul massif, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Polylithionite
Localities: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Polylithionite from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Powellite
Localities: Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Prehnite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Pyrargyrite
Locality: Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Pyrite
Localities: Reported from at least 50 localities in this region.
Photo: Pyrite from Lugeengol REE deposit, Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Pyrite var: Bravoite
Locality: Sagsai Cu-Ag-Hg-Sb occurrence, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
'Pyrochlore'
Locality: Khaldzan Buregte deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Pyrochlore Group
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Shar Tolgoi, Zavkhan Soum, Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Khaldzan Buregte deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Pyrochlore Group var: Ceriopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)
Localities: Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: Ceriopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977) from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Pyrochlore Group var: Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Pyrochlore Group var: Strontiopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Pyrochlore Group var: Yttropyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Pyrolusite
Localities: Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Hukh Tag Mn deposit, Argatay, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Pyrope
Locality: Shavaryn Tsaram, Tariat, Hangai highland, Arhangay Aimag, Mongolia
Pyrophyllite
Localities: Bayan Uul Mine, Mörön Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Shuteen Cu-Au deposit, Öldziyt, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Hugo Dummett Cu-Au deposit (North Oyu Cu-Au deposit), Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Central Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
'Pyroxene Group'
Localities: Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tumurtiin Ovoo Zn deposit (Tomortiin Ovoo; Tumurtijn-ovoo), Baruun-Urt, Sühbaatar Aimag (Sükhbaatar Aimag), Mongolia
Adzhi-Bogdo (stone) meteorite, Altai, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
Jalanash meteorite, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Pyrrhotite
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Quartz
Localities: Reported from at least 50 localities in this region.
Photo: © Vitezslav Snasel. Quartz from Goricho, Gorkhi massif, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection.
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Agate from Arts Bogdo, Gobi Desert, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Quartz var: Amethyst
Locality: Arts Bogdo (Arz Bogdo), Gobi Desert, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Localities: Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Arts Bogdo (Arz Bogdo), Gobi Desert, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Zalaa Uul Au deposit, Bayan Suma, Khentii Aimag (Hentiy Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © . Chalcedony from Arts Bogdo, Gobi Desert, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Quartz var: Sard
Locality: Arts Bogdo (Arz Bogdo), Gobi Desert, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Sard from Arts Bogdo, Gobi Desert, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Locality: Goricho, Gorkhi massif (Ghorkhi massif), Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Photo: © Zbynek Burival. Smoky Quartz from Goricho, Gorkhi massif, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Rammelsbergite
Locality: Sagsai Cu-Ag-Hg-Sb occurrence, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
'Rhabdophane'
Locality: Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Rhodochrosite
Localities: Tumurtiin Ovoo Zn deposit (Tomortiin Ovoo; Tumurtijn-ovoo), Baruun-Urt, Sühbaatar Aimag (Sükhbaatar Aimag), Mongolia
Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Riebeckite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
'Romanite'
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Röntgenite-(Ce)
Localities: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Rossovskyite (TL)
Type Locality: Bulgut pegmatite, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Reference: Konovalenko, S.I., Ananyev, S.A., Chukanov, N.V., Rastsvetaeva, R.K., Aksenov, S.M., Baeva, A.A., Gainov, R., Lopatin, O.N. and Nebera, T.S. (2014) Rossovskyite, IMA 2014-056. CNMNC Newsletter No. 22, October 2014, page 1246; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1241-1248. ; Konovalenko, S.I., Ananyev, S.A., Chukanov, N.V., Rastsvetaeva, R.K., Aksenov, S.M., Baeva, A.A., Gainov, R.R., Vagizov, F.G., Lopatin, O.N., Nebera, T.S. (2015): A new mineral species rossovskyite, (Fe3+,Ta)(Nb,Ti)O4: crystal chemistry and physical properties. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 42, 825-833
Rutheniridosmine
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Ruthenium
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Rutile
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Rutile var: Ilmenorutile
Localities: Shar Tolgoi, Zavkhan Soum, Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Rutile var: Niobian Rutile
Locality: Shar Tolgoi, Zavkhan Soum, Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
'Sagenite'
Locality: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Sanidine
Locality: Shavaryn Tsaram, Tariat, Hangai highland, Arhangay Aimag, Mongolia
Scheelite
Localities: Undur Tsagaan W-Mo deposit (Ondor Tsagaan), Hentiy, Khentii Aimag (Hentiy Aimag), Mongolia
Tsunheg (Tsunkheg), Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Khovd Gol Mine, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Avdar Tolgoi Cu deposit, Ereentsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Schorl
Localities: Unchzhul massif, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Bulgut pegmatite, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Schorlomite
Locality: Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Photo: © Grzegorz Słowik. Schorlomite from Lugeengol REE deposit, Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Scorodite
Locality: Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Senaite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
Siderite
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Siderite var: Manganoan Siderite
Locality: Chubu Pb-Zn-Ag deposit, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Siderite var: Zincian Siderite
Locality: Chubu Pb-Zn-Ag deposit, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Sillimanite
Locality: Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Silver
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Smectite Group'
Localities: Ulaan uul, Erdene Sum, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Smithsonite
Locality: Saerxite Pb-Zn-Ag deposit, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Sodalite
Locality: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Sperrylite
Locality: Nomgon complex, Nomgon, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Sphalerite
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Stannite
Locality: Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Stibnite
Localities: Zalaa Uul Au deposit, Bayan Suma, Khentii Aimag (Hentiy Aimag), Mongolia
Har Tolgoi Pb-Sb-Ag deposit, Nomgon, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Chiyash Nur Hg-Sb occurrence, Tolbonur ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
Chubu Pb-Zn-Ag deposit, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
'Stilbite'
Locality: Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Stilpnomelane
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Strontianite
Locality: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Sulphur
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Sulvanite
Locality: Central Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Svanbergite
Locality: Central Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Synchysite-(Ce)
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Dorozhnyi pegmatite, Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Photo: Synchysite-(Ce) from Lugeengol REE deposit, Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Synchysite-(Y)
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Talc
Locality: Janchivlan complex, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Tantalite-(Mn)
Locality: Unchzhul massif, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tennantite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Avdar Tolgoi Cu deposit, Ereentsav, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
Tsagaan Suvarga Cu-Mo deposit, Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Central Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Localities: Bayan Uul Mine, Mörön Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Kharmagtai Cu deposit, Öldzeyte Suma, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Saran Uul prospect, Bodi, Bayanhongor Aimag, Mongolia
Shand Cu-Mo deposit, Erdenet, Bulgan Aimag, Mongolia
Tenorite
Localities: Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tsagaan Suvarga ore field (Tsagaan Suvarguin ore field; Tsagan Suburga ore field), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Tetrahedrite
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Thorianite
Localities: Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Thorite
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Thorite from Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Thorite var: Ferrithorite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khatuugiin thorite occurrence, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Ferrithorite from Khatuugiin thorite occurrence, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Thorite var: Orangite
Localities: Urt Gozgor placer, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Janchivlan complex, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Tin
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Titanite
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Todorokite
Locality: Hukh Tag Mn deposit, Argatay, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Topaz
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Photo: © Zbynek Burival. Topaz from Goricho, Gorkhi massif, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
'Tourmaline'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Tridymite
Locality: Adzhi-Bogdo (stone) meteorite, Altai, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
Triplite
Locality: Bulgut pegmatite, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Troilite
Locality: Adzhi-Bogdo (stone) meteorite, Altai, Govi-Altay Aimag (Govi-Altai Aimag; Gobi-Altay Aimag), Mongolia
Tuhualite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Turquoise
Locality: Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Andrey Gorshkov. Turquoise from Erdenet Mine, Erdenet, Orhon Aimag, Mongolia
'UM1983-03-As:NiRh'
Locality: Naran massif, Khan-Taishirin-Ula range, Dzavhan Aimag (Zavkhan Aimag), Mongolia
'Unnamed (HBU UK-2)'
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
'Unnamed (HBU UK-3)'
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Unnamed (HBU UK-3) from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
'Unnamed (HBU UK-4)'
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Unnamed (HBU UK-4) from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
'Unnamed (HBU UK-6)'
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Unnamed (HBU UK-6) from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
'Unnamed (Rh-Cu Sulphide)'
Locality: Burgustain Gol (Burgustain River), Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
'Varlamoffite'
Locality: Modoto (Bain Mod; Bajan Mod), Modotin, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Vesuvianite
Locality: Tumurtiin Ovoo Zn deposit (Tomortiin Ovoo; Tumurtijn-ovoo), Baruun-Urt, Sühbaatar Aimag (Sükhbaatar Aimag), Mongolia
Wilkinsonite
Locality: Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Wilkinsonite from Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Willemite
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Wodginite
Locality: Unchzhul massif, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
'Wolframite'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Wollastonite
Locality: Mushgai Khudag carbonatite complex (Mushgai Hudag; Mushugai Khuduk; Mushugay Khuduk), Shara Hulasa Hiid, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Wulfenite
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Wurtzite
Locality: Saerxite Pb-Zn-Ag deposit, Dornod Aimag, Mongolia
'Xenotime'
Locality: Urt Gozgor placer, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Xenotime-(Y)
Localities: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Shar Tolgoi, Zavkhan Soum, Uvs Aimag, Mongolia
Tat'yana pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag Massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Tsakhirin Khuduk Y-Zr-Nb deposit, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Lugeengol REE deposit (Lugin Gol; Lugin Gel), Hövsgöl, Dornogovi Aimag, Mongolia
Yttrialite-(Y)
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Yttrialite-(Y) from Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Zeolite Group
Locality: Erdenet Mine (Erdenetiin Ovoo Mine), Erdenet, Orhon Aimag (Orkhon Aimag), Mongolia
Zinc
Locality: Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag), Mongolia
Zinkenite
Locality: Asgat Ag-Sb deposit, Asgat-Ozernoe zone, Yustid ore cluster, Bayan Ölgiy Aimag, Mongolia
'Zinnwaldite'
Locality: Greisen occurrences, Janchivlan complex, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Photo: © Vitezslav Snasel. Zinnwaldite from Hutag Ull Ord, Khentii Aimag, Mongolia
Zircon
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Photo: © Pavel M. Kartashov. Zircon from Pseudomorphosed pegmatite, Mount Ulyn Khuren, Khaldzan Buragtag massif, Altai Mts, Hovd Aimag, Mongolia
Zircon var: Cyrtolite
Locality: Janchivlan complex, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Zircon var: Malacon
Locality: Janchivlan complex, Janchivlan, Nailakh Soum, Töv Aimag, Mongolia
Zunyite
Localities: Hugo Dummett Cu-Au deposit (North Oyu Cu-Au deposit), Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Central Oyu deposit, Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia
Zunyite var: Dillnite
Locality: Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field), Erdenetsogt, Ömnögovi Aimag, Mongolia


350 entries listed. 261 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

References

Dergunov, A.B. (2001): Tectonics, Magmatism and Metallogeny of Mongolia. Routledge, London & New York, 288 pp

Badarch G, Cunningham WD, Windley BF (2002) A new terrane subdivision for Mongolia: implications for the Phanerozoic crustal growth of central Asia. J Asian Earth Sci 20: 87–100

Richard Goldfarb (2005) Geodynamics and Metallogeny of Mongolia with a Special Emphasis on Copper and Gold Deposits.: R. Seltmann, O. Gerel, and D. Kirwin, Editors. 225 Pp. Centre for Russian and Central Eurasian Mineral Studies, IAGOD Guidebook Series 11. London. 2005.

Minerals of Mongolia,- under red. M.I.Novgorodova, Fersman Mineralogical Museum,Moscow, (2006), p. 352 (in Rus.)

Mironov, Yu. B. (2006): Uranium of Mongolia. English Ed., IAGOD monograph, 230 pp.

Lchamsuren, Ž. (2011): Mongol orny erdes, azigt maltmal [Minerals of Mongolia]. "Munchijn Useg", Ulan-Bator, Mongolia, 130 pp. (in Mongolian).

External Links

- http://www.mram.gov.mn/ [Mineral Resources Authority of Mongolia]

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