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West Mine, Bayan Obo deposit (Bayun-Obo deposit; Baiyunebo deposit), Bayan Obo, Bayan Obo mining district, Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 48' 0'' North , 109° 52' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.80000,109.87194
GeoHash:G#: wrqju1qq9
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


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24 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleozoic
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 3191972
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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Rock and Mineral Museum of the Institute of Geology, Ministry of Metallurgical Industry (1979): First discovery of uranothorite and carbocernaite at Bayan Obo. Geology and Prospecting 15(8), 21 (in Chinese).
Licheng Zhang and Peishun Zhao (1980): Initial results of a magnetic survey in the Bayan Obo Mine. Geology and Prospecting 16(4), 45-53 (in Chinese).
Youbin Liang, Zhonglong Xu, and Zhiyin Hu (1981): Discovery and study of carbocernaite in the Bayan Obo Fe deposit. Geology and Prospecting 17(9), 29-33 (in Chinese).
Zongqing Zhang, Suohan Tang, Jinhuai Wang, Zhongxin Yuang, and Ge Bai (2003): Information about ore deposit formation in different epochs: Age of the west orebodies of the Bayan Obo deposit with a discussion. Geology in China 30(2), 130-137.

 
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