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Zun-Holba Mine (Buryatzoloto mine; Irokinda; Irokenda Au deposit), Muya District, Okinsky District, Buriatia Republic (Buryatia), Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 52° 5' 26'' North , 101° 8' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 52.09060,101.14205
GeoHash:G#: y1rbmdc3s
Other regions containing this locality:Sayan Mts, Russia
Siberian Federal District, Russia
Soviet Union (1922-1991)
Owned/operated by:Nordgold (90.7%)
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dwc : Monsoon-influenced subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Ирокенда

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541 - 2500 Ma

ID: 3185762
Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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. [154]

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- Mironov, A.G., Zhmodik, S.M., Kolesov, G.M., Mit’kin, V.N., Damdinov, B.B., and Zayakina, S.B. (2008): Platinum Group Elements in Gold–Sulfide and Base-Metal Ores of the Sayan–Baikal Fold Region and Possible Platinum and Palladium Speciation in Sulfides. Geology of Ore Deposits 50(1), 41-59.
Lewis, W. J., T. Ilieva, B. Foo (2012) NI 43-101 Technical Report and Audit of the Resource and Reserve Estimates for the Zun-holba Gold Mine Republic of Buryatia (Buryatia), Russian Federation
Cherkasova, T., Kucherenko, I., & Abramova, R. (2015). Rear polymineral zone of near-veined metasomatic aureole in mesothermal Zun-Holba gold deposit (Eastern Sayan). In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 27, No. 1, p. 012003). IOP Publishing.

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