Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Akbiik

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Occurrence number: 
084-00-032
Country: 
Kazakhstan
Location: 
Longitude: 79.3, Latitude: 49.75

The Akbiik intrusion cuts through Carboniferous volcanic rocks and small intrusive bodies of early upper Palaeozoic age. The massif is 18x4 km and composed of intrusions of biotite and riebeckite-biotite granites. Aegirine-riebeckite and riebeckite granites are located in the southwestern part of themassif but are of subordinate development.

References: 
ZIRYANOV, V.N. 1969. Petrology of the metasomatically altered granitoids and alkaline rocks of the Chingizsky zone. Nauka, Moscow. 160 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