Kovdor Zheleznyi Mine (Iron Mine), Kovdor Massif, Murmanskaya Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||67° 33' 34'' North , 30° 25' 33'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||67.55970,30.42584|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Soviet Union (1922-1991)|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfc : Subarctic climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Железный рудник, Ковдорский массив, Мурманская область|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Murmanskaja Oblast'; Murmansk Oblast|
Iron mine working on magnetite-rich ore.
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55 valid minerals. 14 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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|Late Devonian - Middle Devonian|
358.9 - 393.3 Ma
|Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: syenitic|
Age: Devonian (358.9 - 393.3 Ma)
Description: East European Platform, Ural Mountains, Fennoscandian Shield- Gulf of Bothnia-Oslo graben
Comments: Craton cover; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08
Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A.