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Chandgana Tal

Changana Tal (Чандгана Тал) is a coal mine in the Mörön sum (district) of Khentii Province in eastern Mongolia.

Geography

Changana Tal mine is 25 km E from Mörön sum center and 53 km E from Khentii aimag capital Öndörkhaan. Changana Tal mine is in the bag #5 of Mörön sum.

History

Chandgana Tal coal was first discovered by Russian surface reconnaissance in 1941 and subsequently explored in detail in 1962-1963. In 1967, a small mine was opened to supply heating coal for local consumption (Öndörkhaan city) and the mine has operated more-or-less continuously since, producing up to 20,000 tonnes of coal per year.

References

Mine owners site

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