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Kalgutinskii South

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Occurrence number: 
084-00-048
Country: 
Kazakhstan
Location: 
Longitude: 80.2, Latitude: 48.12

The Kalgutinskii South intrusion covers about 6 km2. It comprises syenites and quartz syenites composed of microcline, albite-oligoclase, aegirine, riebeckite and accessory apatite, titanite, zircon and magnetite.

Age: 
Geological evidence indicates a late Palaeozoic age.
References: 
Borukaev, 1962; ERMOLOV, P.V., VLADIMIROV, A.G. and TIKHOMIROVA, N.I. 1988. The petrology of silica oversaturated agpaitic alkaline rocks. Nauka, Novosibirsk. 86 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