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Göynük mine, Murat Dagi, Kütahya Province, Aegean Region, Turkey

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 0' 44'' North , 29° 38' 11'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.0122222222, 29.6363888889
Other regions containing this locality:Asia

The Göynük antimony deposit is located 1.7 km east of the Göynük village on the south flank of Caluva Mountain at an elevation of approximatelly 1270 metres. This deposit has been known for more than a hundred years and was sporadically exploited by small-scale underground operations. Göynük is low-temperature fault-controlled antimony deposit and stibnite mineralization is bond to the highly silicified rocks, which are located on the contact of sedimentary limestone sequences and Murat Dagi volcanic (ophiolite) complex. Since 2008 the Göynük deposit is owned by Tri Star Resorces Ltd.

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Aral H., (1989) Antimony Mineralization in the Northern Murat Dagi (Western Turkey). Economic Geology, 84, 780-787.

Koptagel, O., Ulusoy, U., & Efe, A. (2005). A study of sulfur isotopes in determining the genesis of Goynuk and Celaldagi Desandre Pb–Zn deposits, eastern Yahyali, Kayseri, Central Turkey. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 25(2), 279-289.

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