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Buerkesidai Au deposit (Bu's Au deposit; Bushi Au deposit), Eastern Sawur Caldera Complex, Jimunay Co. (Jeminay Co.; Jeminey Co.), Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture), Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture), Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 布尔克斯岱金矿 (布氏金矿), 吉木乃县 (جېمىنەي ناھىيىسى), 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
Epithermal gold deposit, consisting of two ore bodies which are hosted in carbonaecous dacitic crystal-vitric tuff and other pyroclastic rocks. Ore grades are ranging from 1.22 g/t Au to 4.81 g/t Au.

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Bochu He, Keren Tan, and Qianhong Wu (1994): Ages and Sr, Nd isotopic evidences of mantle source magmatite in the Bu's gold deposit, Jimunai County, northern Xinjiang. Geotectonica et Metallogenia 18(3), 219-228 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Yiqiu Yin, Jiaxing Li, Xingping Hu, Yinjiang Qiu, Dajing Chen, and Zhongmei Ma (2004): The Buerkesidai supergene-structural altered-rock type gold deposit in the Sawuershan, Xinjiang. Geology and Prospecting 40(2), 1-6.

Qingdong Zeng, Tiebing Liu, Guangming Li, Yuanchao Shen, Ping Shen, and Xueliang Lu (2004): Metallogenic prospecting in the Buerkesidai gold deposit, Xinjiang. Geology and Prospecting 40(4), 17-20.

Qingdong Zeng, Yuanchao Shen, Tiebing Liu, Guangming Li, and Ping Shen (2005): 40Ar-39Ar Isotope Chronology of the Buerkesidai Gold Deposit, Xinjiang. Journal of Jilin University (Earth Science Edition) [Jilin Daxue Xuebao (Diqiu Kexue Ban)] 35(1), 12-16.

Ping Shen, Yuanchao Shen, Tiebing Liu, Guangming Li, and Qingdong Zeng (2007): Geology and geochemistry of the Early Carboniferous Eastern Sawur caldera complex and associated gold epithermal mineralization, Sawur Mountains, Xinjiang, China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences (in press).

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