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Poshi Ni-(Cu) deposit, Pobei ore district, Ruoqiang Co. (Qakilik Co.; Chaqiliq Co.), Bayin'gholin Autonomous Prefecture (Bayingolin Autonomous Prefecture; Bayinguoleng Autonomous Prefecture), Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 坡北矿区, 若羌县 (چاقىلىق ناھىيىسى), 巴音郭愣蒙古自治州 (بايىنغولىن موڭغۇل ئاپتونوم ئوبلاستى), 新疆维吾尔自治区, 中国
 
The Poshi intrusion (also known as Pobei no. 10 intrusion) is elliptical in shape and covers an area of about 3.2 km2. The ultramafic body has a distinct zoning, with gabbro to pyroxene peridotite to peridotite to dunite, from the ore-bearing rocks outward. Nickel grades at 0.3% to 0.6%, with maximum values up to 0.96%, whereas the Cu and Co grades are generally below the cut-off value. Reserves are estimated at 147,000 tonnes of Ni.

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References

Huaqin Li, Yuping Mei, Wenjun Qu, Hong Cai, and Guomin Du (2009): SHRIMP zircon U-Pb and Re-Os dating of no. 10 intrusive body and associated ores in Pobei mafic-ultramafic belt of Xinjiang and its significance. Mineral Deposits 28(5), 633-642 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Mingzhe Xia, Xianjun Zhao, Yanfang Song, Naxin Guo, Zhaode Xia, and Changyi Jiang (2013): Geochemical characteristics of the platinum group elements from the Poshi intrusion, northeastern Tarim block and its mineralization. Geology and Exploration 49(1), 1-8 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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