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Bayin'gholin Autonomous Prefecture (Bayingolin Autonomous Prefecture; Bayinguoleng Autonomous Prefecture), Xinjiang, Chinai
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Bayin'gholin Autonomous Prefecture (Bayingolin Autonomous Prefecture; Bayinguoleng Autonomous Prefecture)Prefecture
XinjiangAutonomous Region
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Name(s) in local language(s):巴音郭愣蒙古自治州 (بايىنغولىن موڭغۇل ئاپتونوم ئوبلاستى), 新疆维吾尔自治区, 中国
Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:Prefecture
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Korla179,465 (2017)
Sishilichengzi8,722 (2013)
Baluntai5,300 (2017)


The name is also given as Bayinguoleng Menggu, where "Menggu" means "Mongol" and refers to the ethnic minority associated with the autonomous status of the prefecture.

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136 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Xiaoping Luo, Chunji Xue, Huaixiang Li, Jing Feng, and Bing Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(5), 558-568
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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