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Ilmensky Mountains

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Peak  Mount Ilmentau
Length  28 km (17 mi)
Country  Russia
Elevation  754 m (2,474 ft)
Width  15 km (9.3 mi)
Age of rock  Carboniferous
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States/Provinces  Chelyabinsk Oblast and Sverdlovsk Oblast
Similar  Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Golden Mountains of Altai, Lena Pillars, Taganay, Gora Yurma

The Ilmensky Mountains (ru) are located in the Southern Urals in the Chelyabinsk Oblast on the administrative territory of Miass in Chebarkulsky and Argayashsky districts. They are on the Tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Map of Ilmengebirge, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, 456317

They are famous for their precious (like topaz and beryl) and semi-precious stones, such as amazonite and rare metals, found in pegmatites and nepheline syenites. Now most part of Ilmensky Mountains are inside strict Ilmen Nature Reserve and all mining activities there are prohibited.

References

Ilmensky Mountains Wikipedia


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