Verkhnee Espe Massif (Verkhnee Espe deposit), Akzhaylyautas Mts (Akzhailyautas Mts; Akjaylautas Mts; Akzhalautas Mts), Tarbagatai Range, Eastern Kazakhstan Province (Shyghys Qazaqstan Oblysy; Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast'), Kazakhstan
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||48° 6' North , 81° 27' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||48.10000,81.45000|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Soviet Union (1922-1991)|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||массив Верхнее Эспе|
Massif of agpaitic alkaline granites.
Apogranites lie at the northern end of the coeval Akzhaylyau massif.
53 valid minerals. 6 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.
Rock Types Recorded
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|Devonian - Cambrian|
358.9 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 541 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary 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.