Kelumute Mine, Fuyun Co. (Koktokay Co.), Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture), Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture), Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||47° 52' North , 89° 3' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||47.8666666667, 89.05|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||柯鲁木特稀有金属矿, 富蕴县, 阿勒泰地区 (ئالتاي ۋىلايىتى), 伊犁哈萨克自治州 (ئاپتونوم ئوبلاستىئىلى قازاق), 新疆维吾尔自治区, 中国|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Asia|
Large-scale Li-REE pegmatite deposit, consisting of 71 granitoid pegmatite veins cutting Hercynian plagioclase granite and two mica granite. About 26 veins contain Li, Be, Ta, and Nb. Vein no. 112 is the largest; it consists of an EW-trending main vein with branches, is 1100 m long and trends NS. Six mineralization zones are observed: (1) albite-moderate-coarse grained microcline; (2) albite; (3) quartz-albite-pyroxene; (4) quartz-albite; (5) sugary albite; and (6) quartz albite. All but the last zone contain spodumene, of which the largest observed crystal measured 60 x 240 cm.
6 valid minerals.
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