kovdor, 1999-2000

the low resolution fotos (240 by 180) displayed on these pages point to larger resolution (from 1600 by 1200 to 2000 by 1500 points, depends on the year) photos

general views, magnetite open pit >> plant >> town

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The Magnetite Open Pit

The Phlogopite Open Pit

Phoscorites, the Main Orebody

 Apatite - Forsterite - Diopside Pegmatites

Contacts Phoscorite / Pyroxenites

 'Skarns' developed on Melilite rocks

Textures of Calcite in the Main Phoscorites

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Olivinite breccias in Phoscorite

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'Rare Metal' and Late Carbonatites

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