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South Korea

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° North , 127° East (est.)
Area:100,210 km2
Other regions containing this locality:Korea


Officially the Republic of Korea.

Locality names have been transliterated into English characters a number of different ways. The current preferred standard is the "New Hangeul" system which replaces the older "McCune-Reischauer" system. There is also a metropolitan city governmental division that is on par with the provincial governments.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Aegirine-augite

Aenigmatite

Aeschynite-(Ce)

Aeschynite-(Nd)

Aeschynite-(Y)

Alabandite

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

'Alkali Feldspar'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Almandine

Altaite

Alum-(K)

Alunite

Amphibole Supergroup

Analcime

Andalusite

var: Chiastolite

Andradite

'Andradite-Grossular Series'

Ankerite

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

'Anorthoclase'

'Apatite'

Ardealite

Argyrodite

Armenite

Arsenopyrite

Augite

var: Soda-Augite

var: Titanian Augite

'Axinite Group'

Azurite

'Barkevikite'

Baryte

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

Bastnäsite-(La)

Bastnäsite-(Y)

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

'Biotite'

'var: Oxybiotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Brannerite

Braunite

Britholite-(Ce)

Brushite

Calcite

Cassiterite

Celsian

Cerianite-(Ce)

Cerussite

'Chabazite'

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chamosite

var: Thuringite

Chevkinite-(Ce)

'Chlorite Group'

Chondrodite

Clinochlore

Clinohumite

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Cobaltite

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Columbite-(Mn)

Copper

Corundum

Cosalite

Covellite

'Crossite'

Cubanite

Cummingtonite

Diaphorite

Diaspore

Dickite

Digenite

Diopside

'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'

Dolomite

Dumortierite

Edenite

'Electrum'

Empressite

Epidote

Euxenite-(Y)

Fayalite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

Ferberite

var: Reinite

Fergusonite-(Y)

Ferriallanite-(Ce)

Ferrisicklerite

'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Ferro-edenite

Fersmite

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Forsterite

Francevillite

Francoanellite

Freibergite

Gadolinite-(Y)

Gageite

Galena

Galenobismutite

'Garnet'

Gersdorffite

Goethite

Gold

Goldmanite

Graphite

Grossular

Gudmundite

Gustavite

Gypsum

'Halloysite'

Hastingsite

Hedenbergite

var: Ferrosalite

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Hessite

Heterosite

'Hornblende'

Hübnerite

'Hypersthene'

Ikunolite

Ilmenite

Jamborite

Janggunite (TL)

Jarosite

'Joséite'

Kaersutite

Kaolinite

'Kerolite'

'K Feldspar'

Kyanite

'Lepidolite'

Leucite

Lillianite

'Limonite'

Löllingite

Magnesite

var: Breunnerite

Magnetite

Malachite

Manganite

'Manganoan Calcite'

Marcasite

Matildite

Mawsonite

Meneghinite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

var: Amazonite

var: Hyalophane

Miharaite

Millerite

Minium

Molybdenite

Molybdite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

Monetite

Montmorillonite

Muscovite

var: Barian Muscovite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Nepheline

Népouite

Nickeline

Nickelskutterudite

Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)

'Nioboaeschynite-(Nd)'

Nioboaeschynite-(Y)

Nontronite

Nsutite

'Olivine'

Opal

Orthoclase

Parisite-(Ce)

Pecoraite

Pentlandite

Petzite

Phlogopite

Pigeonite

'Pimelite'

Polybasite

Polycrase-(Y)

Polydymite

Prehnite

'Protolithionite'

'Psilomelane'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Cobaltoan Pyrite

Pyrochlore Group

var: Ceriopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)

var: Yttropyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrophanite

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyroxmangite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

Rammelsbergite

Reevesite

Rhodochrosite

Röntgenite-(Ce)

Roquesite

'Rubellite'

Rutile

var: Ilmenorutile

Saponite

var: Bowlingite

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

'Schirmerite'

Schorl

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

Silver

Skutterudite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

Sodalite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

var: Marmatite

Stannite

Stellerite

Stibnite

Stilpnomelane

Stützite

Sylvanite

Synchysite-(Ce)

Synchysite-(Y)

Takanelite

Talc

Tantalite-(Fe)

Taranakite

Tennantite

Tetradymite

Tetrahedrite

Thorite

Tin

Titanite

Topaz

Törnebohmite-(Ce)

Tosudite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

'UM1998-10-CO:CoHNi'

Uraninite

Uranocircite

Vermiculite

Vesuvianite

Violarite

'Wad'

Winchite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Wulfenite

'Xenotime'

Xenotime-(Y)

Yttrotantalite-(Y)

'Zinnwaldite'

Zircon

Zoisite


217 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Late Cretaceous : 88.8 ± 7.7 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Mesozoic
  Cretaceous
   Late Cretaceous
ⓘ Phlogopite88.8 ± 7.7 MaPoongjeon, Hwanggangri District, Chungcheongbukdo (Chungchong-pukto), South Korea

Localities in this Region

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External Links

- http://www.kigam.re.kr/ [Korea Institute of Geology, Mining and Materials (KIGAM)]

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