Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Tokailuashu (Bulak-Ashu)

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Occurrence number: 
086-00-002
Country: 
Kuwait
Location: 
Longitude: 73.77, Latitude: 42.17

The 17 km2 sub-volcanic intrusion of Tokailuashu is emplaced in late Ordovician sediments and is located south of the Kolbashinskii volcanic field (No. 1). The rocks consist of augite, aegirine-augite and aegirine peralkaline syenites, melasyenite, syenite porphyry, monzonites and shonkinites. Dyke rocks include peralkaline syenite pegmatite and lamprophyres. The country rocks are granitoids and volcanics.

References: 
BAGDASROV, E.A., ORLOVA, M.P. and KOZYREV, V.I. 1974. Rare and trace elements of alkaline gabbroids and basalts of the North Tyan-Shan. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva., 6: 682-94.GORETSKAYA, E.I., UGLOV, S.M. and LESKOV, S.A. 1957. Materials on geology and metallogeny of South Gizzar. Doklady Akademii Nauk Tadzhikskoi SSR, 9: 68-72.
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