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Korshunovskoye iron deposit (Korzunovskoe iron deposit; Korshunovskiy mine; Korshunovskiy open pit), Zheleznogorsk (Korshunikha), Irkutskaya Oblast', Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 56° North , 93° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~11km
Other regions containing this locality:Siberian Federal District, Russia
Soviet Union (1922-1991)
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Коршуновское железорудное месторождение (Коршуновский рудник; Коршуновский карьер), Жележногорск (Коршуниха), Нижнеилимский район, Иркутская область

Skarn Fe deposit and explosive pipes with Fe-B-mineralization within salt-bearing rocks.

Note: some specimens of clinochlore were sold with the locality designation "Zheleznogorsk (Zeleznogorsk)", which is a city near the deposit.

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Saini-Eidukat, B., Rudashevsky, N. S., Polozov, A. G. (1996) Occurrence of Hibbingite in the Duluth Complex, Minnesota, and
in the Noril'sk Complex and Korshunovskoe Iron Ore Deposit, Russia [abstract]; Institute on Lake Superior Geology Proceedings, 42nd
Annual Meeting, Cable, WI, 1996; v. 42, part 1, p. 51- 52.
Mazurov, M.P., Grishina, S.N., Istomin, V.E., and Titov, A.T. (2007): Metasomatism and Ore Formation at Contacts of Dolerite with Saliferous Rocks in the Sedimentary Cover of the Southern Siberian Platform. Geology of Ore Deposits 49(4), 271-284.

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