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This page is a holding page for localities that are just listed in references as 'Korea' without specifying North or South - this is common in historical references prior to the partition of Korea in 1948.
If you can identify any of these locality names and confirm where it is situated, we can move them to the correct position in the mindat.org database.
Note: Some locality names here are the old pre-WW2 Japanese colonial locality names and we will eventually replace them with the modern Korean locality names.
See also mindat.org pages on North Korea and South Korea.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
260 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!
Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Select Rock List TypeAlphabetical List Tree Diagram
Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
- Igneous rock
- Sedimentary rock and sediment
- Metamorphic rock
- Unclassifed rock
Localities in this Region
- Baegun mine
- Bubsoo mine
- Chungcheongbukdo (Chungchong-pukto)
- Chungcheongnam-do (Ch'ungch'ong-namdo; Chungcheongnamdo)
- Gangwon-do (Kangwon-do; Gang'weondo)
- Geumwang mine
- Gubong mine
- Gukjeon Mine
- Gwangyang Mine
- Gyeolseong mine
- Gyeonggi-do (Kyonggi-do)
- Gyeongsangbuk-do (Kyongsang-bukto; Gyeongsangbugdo)
- Gyeongsangnam-do (Kyongsang-namdo)
- Haseong mine
- Jeju-do (Cheju-do; Jejudo)
- Jeollabuk-do (Cholla-pukto; Jeonrabugdo)
- Jeollanam-do (Cholla-namdo; Jeonranamdo)
- Jinrag mine
- Miriyan mine
- Miryang Mine (Miryang Pyrophyllite Deposit)
- Samgwang mine
- Yangpo mine
This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.