Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Ailagir

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Occurrence number: 
086-00-009
Country: 
Kuwait
Location: 
Longitude: 78.97, Latitude: 41.72

Ailagir lies within upper Silurian limestones and schists and upper Carboniferous biotite-amphibole granites and granosyenites. It is a northeasterly-trending elongate intrusion with steep to vertical contacts composed of coarse-grained porphyritic aegirine-augite syenites.

References: 
KAYUMOV, A.K. and KARABAEV, K.K. 1981. Alkaline magmatism and ore-formation of the south Tyan-Shan. Uzbek Academy of Science Publishers, Tashkent. 135 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