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Xinghe graphite mine, Xinghe Co., Ulaan Chab League (Wulanchabu Prefecture), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China

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Name(s) in local language(s): 兴和石墨矿, 兴和县, 乌兰察布市, 内蒙古自治区, 中国
Large-scale metamorphic graphite deposit, consisting of stratiform, lensoid and hook-shaped graphite bodies, occurring in multiple layers that are strongly controlled by folding. Single layers are up to 1000 m long, and 4 to 40 m thick. They are concordant to host rock, dip at 50° to 60° and usually trend EW, but locally change to NE and NW directions. The primary deposit minerals exhibit gneissic structure and lepidoblastic texture.

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Shiqi Wang (1989): Characteristics of ore-bearing formation and genesis of the Xinche [sic] graphite deposit in Inner Mongolia. Mineral Deposits 8(1), 85-96 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Rodionov, S.M. et al. (2004): Descriptions of Northeast Asia Metallogenic Belts. In: Rodionov, S.M., Obolenskiy, A.A., Seminskiy, Z.V., Bounaeva, T.V., and Nokleberg, W.J. (eds.): USGS Open-File Report 2004-1252.

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