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Tula'ergen Cu-Ni-(Co) deposit (Tulargen Cu-Ni-(Co) deposit), Huangshan-Jing'erquan ore belt, Hami Co. (Kumul Co.; Qumul Co.), Hami Prefecture (Kumul Prefecture; Qumul Prefecture), Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 图拉尔根铜镍(钴)矿床, 哈密市, 哈密地区, 新疆维吾尔自治区, 中国
Located at the easternmost edge of the Huangshan-Jing'erquan ore belt, about 200 km east of Hami city. The deposit was discovered in 2002 and is still being evaluated. Nickel ore reserves amount to 100,000 tonnes.

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He Sun, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Xingwang Xu, Jinzhu San, Kuishou Ding, and Weidong Hui (2006): Petrographic and geochemical characteristics of the Tulargen Cu-Ni-Co sulfide deposit, east Tianshan, Xinjiang, and its tectonic setting. Geology in China 33(3), 606-617 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Kezhang Qin, Kuishou Ding, Yingxia Xu, He Sun, Xingwang Xu, Dongmei Tang, and Qian Mao (2007): Ore Potential of Protoliths and Modes of Co-Ni Occurrence in Tulargen and Baishiquan Cu-Ni-Co Deposits, East Tianshan, Xinjiang. Mineral Deposits 26(1), 1-14 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Kuishou Ding, Kezhang Qin, Yingxia Xu, He Sun, Xingwang Xu, Dongmei Tang, Qian Mao, and Yuguang Ma (2007): Typomorphic Characteristics and ore-forming Significance of Pyrrhotite in the Major Cu-Ni Deposits, East Tianshan, Xinjiang. Mineral Deposits 26(1), 109-119 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Jinzhu San, Weidong Hui, Kezhang Qin, He Sun, Xingwang Xu, Guanghe Liang, Junying Wei, Feng Kang, and Qinghua Xiao (2007): Geological characteristics of Tulargen magmatic Cu-Ni-Co deposit in eastern Xinjiang and its exploration direction. Mineral Deposits 26(3), 307-316 (in Chinese with English abstract).

He Sun, Kezhang Qin, Jinxiang Li, Dongmei Tang, Xin Fan, and Qinghua Xiao (2008): Constraint of mantle partial melting on PGE mineralization of mafic-ultramafic intrusions in eastern Tianshan: case study on Tulargen and Xiangshan Cu-Ni deposits. Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(5), 1079-1086 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Weidong Hui, Pengda Zhao, Kezhang Qin, Jinzhu San, Qinghua Xiao, and Jian Wu (2011): Application of comprehensive information to exploration of the Tulargen Cu-Ni sulfide deposit in Eastern Tianshan, Xinjiang. Geology and Exploration 47(3), 388-399.

Yujian Wang, Xinbiao Lü, Yanrong Liu, Xiaofeng Cao, Wei Mei, Fugui Wang, and Jianliang Wu (2013): Geochemistry and petrogenesis of mafic enclaves in Tulargen mafic-ultramafic complex, Xinjiang. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 32(4), 417-430 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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