Mineralogical and petrographic characteristics of the host rocks of the Pervaya Rudnaya Gorka Fe-skarn ore occurrence

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The article discusses the mineralogical and petrographic features of the metamorphic formations of the poorly studied and promising the Pervaya Rudnaya Gorka Fe-scarn ore occurrence (Kongor ore region), localized in the Voikar, and the typification of host rocks by mineral composition. In order to clarify the ore-forming affiliation of the Pervaya Rudnaya Gorka ore occurrence, the comparative analysis was carried out with the reference to well-studied Novogodnee-Monto Au-Fe-skarn deposit (Toupugol-Khanmeishor ore region), which showed similar mineral composition, structural and texture features and geological structure of ore objects. According to the results of studies, a close composition of the enclosing volcanic-sedimentary rocks, in particular the skarn formations, containing the gold-sulfide-magnetite mineralization at the Novogodnee-Monto ore deposit; connection with the same intrusive complexes (Sob’, Kongor, and Musyur) and faults of the north-western direction. Using the microscopic method of research, the changes in the propylite formation area at the Pervaya Rudnaya Gorka ore occurrence, indicating a large-scale regional pre-ore metasomatism, were first identified and described in detail. The following metasomatic zonation (from the inner to the outer zone): actinolite + epidote → chlorite + actinolite + epidote → chlorite + epidote was been established at the ore field. Based on the obtained research results, it is concluded that the poorly studied territories of the Polar Urals are promising.

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Ekaterina S. Ivanova

Institute of Precambrian Geology and Geochronology, Russian Academy of Science

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Email: ekate.s.ivanova@gmail.com
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5446-2484

engineer in the Laboratory of Metallogeny and Ore Genesis

2 Naberezhnaya Makarova, Saint Petersburg, 199034, Russian Federation

Julia N. Ivanova

Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences; Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Email: jnivanova@yandex.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9742-9791

PhD, researcher in the Laboratory of Geology of Ore Deposits, Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry; Associate Professor, Department of Mineral Developing and Oil & Gas Engineering, Academy of Engineering, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

35 Staromonetnyi Pereulok, Moscow, 119017, Russian Federation; 6 Miklukho-Maklaya St, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation


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