Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Zhilanda And Kulan

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Occurrence number: 
084-00-016
Country: 
Kazakhstan
Location: 
Longitude: 70.38, Latitude: 42.62

Zhilanda is a small stock of about 1 km2 consisting of subalkaline gabbroids (monzonites) and peralkaline syenites. Khulan is situated near Zhilanda and is very similar in form and size. It also is composed of subalkaline gabbroids (monzonites) and peralkaline syenites.

Age: 
K-Ar gave 260-300 Ma (Nurlibayev, 1973).
References: 
NURLIBAYEV, A.N. 1973. Alkaline rocks of Kazakhstan and their ore deposits. Nauka, Alma-Ata. 296 pp.
Location: 
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith