Mokhovaya pegmatite vein, Malkhan pegmatite field (Malchan; "Malechansk"), Krasnyi Chikoy, Chitinskaya Oblast', Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° North , 109° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~1km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Siberian Federal District, Russia|
Soviet Union (1922-1991)
|Köppen climate type:||Dwc : Monsoon-influenced subarctic climate|
Gem mining in pegmatites.
13 valid minerals.
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Zagorsky, V. Y., Peretyazhko, I. S., Sapozhnikov, A. N., Zhukhlistov, A. P., & Zvyagin, B. B. (2003). Borocookeite, a new member of the chlorite group from the Malkhan gem tourmaline deposit, Central Transbaikalia, Russia. American Mineralogist, 88(5-6), 830-836.
Simmons, W. B., Falster, A. U., & Laurs, B. M. (2011). A survey of Mn-rich yellow tourmaline from worldwide localities and implications for the petrogenesis of granitic pegmatites. The Canadian Mineralogist, 49(1), 301-319.