|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||37° 9' North , 128° 49' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||37.15000,128.81667|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Korean Peninsula|
|Köppen climate type:||Dwb : Monsoon-influenced warm-summer humid continental climate|
A tungsten-bismuth-molybdenum mine worked since 1947 by Korea Tungsten Mining Co., Ltd. Produced 2,350 tons of ore per day @ 0.52% WO3 (600 tons of scheelite), 126 tons Bi, with minor tin, gold, silver and copper. Closed in 1992. Veins are related to skarn and breccia cutting the Pungchon limestone, Myobong slate and Jangsan quartzite.
21 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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443.8 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary 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.