|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||43° 10' 1'' North , 107° 7' 1'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||43.16700,107.11700|
|Köppen climate type:||BWk : Cold desert climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||массив Хан Богдо|
The largest known intrusion of peralkaline granites (ca. 1500km2 at the current level of erosion).
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- Gobi Desert
- Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii)
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Vladykin, N.V., Kovalenko, V.I., and Dorfman, M.D. (1981) Mineralogical and geochemical peculiarities of Khan Bogd massif of alkaline granites (MPR) - Moscow, Nauka, p. 136 (in Russian).
Kynicky, J., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Xu, C., Krmicek, L., and Galiova, M. (2011) Distribution and evolution of zirconium mineralization in peralkaline granites and associated pegmatites of the Khan Bogd Complex, southern Mongolia. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 947-965.