Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii), Gobi Desert, Mongolia
|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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25 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.
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|Permian - Carboniferous|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Carboniferous-Permian plutonic rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)
Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.
Lithology: Plutonic rocks
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. 
Localities in this Region
- Gobi Desert
- Khan Bogdo Massif (Khan-Bogdinskii)