Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Kalgutinskii North

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Occurrence number: 
084-00-047
Country: 
Kazakhstan
Location: 
Longitude: 80.17, Latitude: 48.17

This intrusion, of about 30 km2, is composed of riebeckite-aegirine syenites and granosyenites and is cut by small bodies of porphyritic leucogranite. The country rocks are late Palaeozoic granitoids which are cut by a northeasterly-trending system of basic and syenite dykes.

Age: 
Geological data indicate a late Palaeozoic age.
References: 
ERMOLOV, P.V., VLADIMIROV, A.G. and TIKHOMIROVA, N.I. 1988. The petrology of silica oversaturated agpaitic alkaline rocks. Nauka, Novosibirsk. 86 pp.
Location: 
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