Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Uzunbulak

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Occurrence number: 
086-00-012
Country: 
Kuwait
Location: 
Longitude: 76.42, Latitude: 40.43

Uzunbulak is a dyke-like intrusion of only 0.8 km2 situated on the southern slope of the Atbashi mountain ridge (Tyan-Shan) where it cuts through Silurian and Devonian schists and limestones. It consists of medium- and coarse-grained cancrinite syenites with small veins of alkaline pegmatite.

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