Preliminary Publications Book 1 from Project on Mineral Resources, Metallogenesis, and Tectonics of Northeast Asia

By Sodov Ariunbileg 1, Gombosuren Badarch 1, Nikolai A. Berzin 2, Alexander N. Bulgatov 3, Noosoi Chimed 1, Aleksey V. Deikunenko 4, Gunchin Dejidmaa 1, Michael F. Diggles 9, Elimir G. Distanov 2, Dangindorjiin Dorjgotov 1, Ochir Gerel 5, Ivan V. Gordienko 3, Ayurzana Gotovsuren 6, Duk-Hwan Hwang 7, Alexander I. hanchuk 8, Richard D. Koch 9, Robert J. Miller 9, Warren J. Nokleberg 9, Alexander A. Obolenskiy 2, Masatsugu Ogasawara 10, Demberel Orolmaa 1, Vladimir S. Oxman 4, Leonid M. Parfenov 11, Ludmila I. Popeko 12, Andrey V. Prokopiev 4, Alexander P. Smelov 4, Vitaliy I. Sotnikov 2, Sadahisa Sudo 10, Vladimir F. Timofeev 4, Felix F. Tret'yakov 4, Valery A. Vernikovsky 2, Mao Ye 13, and Alexander P. Zadgenizov 4

Scientific Editors: Warren J. Nokleberg 8, Vera V. Naumova 7, Mikhail I. Kuzmin 14, and Tatiana V. Bounaeva 14

U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 99-165



Charles G. Groat, Director

This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) editorial standards or with the North American Stratigraphic Code. Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

1 Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
2 United Institute of Geology, Geophysics, and Mineralogy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
3 Buryat Institute of Geology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ulan-Ude, Russia
4 Institute of Geology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Yakutsk, Russia
5 Mongolian Technical University, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
6 Monrud Company, Mineral Exploration and Mining Company, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
7 Korea Institute of Geology, Mining, and Materials, Taejon, South Korea
8 Far East Geological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia
9 U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California, USA
10 Geological Survey of Japan, Tsukuba, Japan
11 Yakutian Academy of Sciences, Yakutsk, Russia
12 Institute of Tectonics and Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Khabarovsk, Russia
13 Changchun University of Science and Technology, Changchun, China
14 Institute of Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia



This report consists of preliminary data tables, maps, and interpretative articles compiled in late 1997 and early 1998 for a new project on the Mineral Resources, Metallogenesis, and Tectonics of Northeast Asia (Eastern and Southern Siberia, Mongolia, North-eastern China, South Korea, and Japan).


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ISBN: 0-607-92477-2

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Date created: May 10, 1999
Last modified: August 10, 2006 (mfd)

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