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14th Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium 2014

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Organiser: International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits 14th Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium 2014
Location: Hotel World Plaza, Urumqi
Start Date: August 19, 2014
Close Date: August 22, 2014

The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is located in Northwest China, with its capital city in Urumqi. The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region covers over 1,660,000 km2, one-sixth of China's total territory, making it China's largest province, bordering Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tadjikistan.

With a population of over 21 million, Xinjiang is home to Han Chinese as well as 47 ethnic groups including the Uygur and Kazakhs. The geographic position of Xinjiang makes it strategically important, as testified in history, as the key controlling region of the well-known and historically famous Silk Road.

Thematic sessions

  • Tectonic evolution and metallogeny of Altaid orogenic belts
  • Mesozoic ore deposits in Eastern Eurasian continental margins
  • Giant ore deposits
  • MVT, SEDEX and VMS deposits through geological history
  • Black shale – hosted mineral deposits
  • Mafic – ultramafic rocks and related ore deposits
  • Skarn deposits and iron oxide –Cu-Au (IOCG) deposits
  • Granite – related rare metal, Sn, W, Bi deposits
  • Porphyry Cu (Au, Mo) deposits
Contact: Prof. Mao Jingwen
Phone: +86-10 6832 7333
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