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Gold mine Zharkulak.

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In Narynkol district of Almaty region, in Mountains Terskey Alatau, near borders with the China and Kyrgyzstan, to the north of peak the Marble wall is unique Zharkulak - the Danarchinsky gold site which is included by more ten of quartz field.
The largest of them - Zharkulak. Gold reserves in local ores make about 10 tons. On other fields only the preliminary studying which showed big stocks of gold at very high contents is carried out. Characteristic of all these fields is the presence in their ores of nuggets weighing up to 2 grams.
In the 90th years of the field development by gold prospectors of private gold mining company, however works were soon stopped because of difficult availability in areas of highlands. By the way, in the neighborhood of Almaty in the natural boundary of Medeo two rich fields of gold which do not to master by the industry only because lie in the territory of Ile-Alatau national natural the park protected by a state are known.
Rather recently in Kazakhstan the silver ore province Valeryanovsk, big on scales, located in the Kostanay region was open. Here raised concentration of silver in the breeds and iron ores composing the Kostanay site of which it is characteristic silver.

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Authority:
Professor geological mineral sciences, associate professor KANTU Mikhail Kazantsev. Material was prepared by Victoria Kozina. "AIF newspaper of Kazakhstan", No. 3, 2013.

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Alexander Petrov.