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Yoko-Dovyrensky Massif, Dovyren Highlands, Buriatia Republic (Buryatia), Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 56° 30' North , 110° 0' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 56.5, 110
Name(s) in local language(s): Йоко-Довыренский массив
Layered dunite-troctolite-gabbro massif in the northeastern Lake Baikal Region. Famous deposit of blue diopside in skarn xenoliths.

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68 entries listed. 60 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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- Konnikov, E.G., Meurer, W.P., Neruchev, S.S., Prasolov, E.M., Kislov, E.V., and Orsoev, D.A. (2000): Fluid regime of platinum group elements (PGE) and gold-bearing reef formation in the Dovyren mafic-ultramafic layered complex, eastern Siberia, Russia. Mineralium Deposita 35, 526-532.
- Rudashevskiy N.S., Krecer D.A., Orsoev D.A., Kislov E.V. (2003) Palladium-platinum mineralization in vein Cu-Ni-ores of Yoko-Dovyrenskiy laiered massif, - DAN, 391(4), p. 519-522 (in Rus.).
- Galuskin, E. V. et al. (2007) Dovyrenite Ca6Zr[Si2O7]2(OH)4 - a new mineral from skarned carbonate xenoliths in basic-ultrabasic rocks of the Ioko-Dovyren Massif, Northern Baikal region, Russia. Mineralogia Polonica 38, 15-27. []

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