Monchetundra

Monchetundra

 

a mountain massif on the Kola Peninsula, on the western shore of Lake Imandra, Murmansk Oblast, RSFSR. It extends from southeast to northwest for 30 km. Elevations range from 600 to 1,000 m, increasing toward the north-west. The massif is composed of intrusive rocks, with which deposits of copper-nickel sulfide ores are related. The peaks are covered with mountain tundra vegetation and rocky deposits. Most of Monchetundra is part of the Lapland Preserve. The city of Monchegorsk is in the foothills.

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The Russian Federal Securities Board and Ministry of Defence have approved a mine exploration permit for British company Eurasia Minings planned Monchetundra platinum project.
The next stage of approvals for the two-million-ounce platinum group metals (PGM) Monchetundra project includes a review by the Ministry of Economic Development and Ministry of Natural Resources, before it is sent to the office of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for final approval.
United Kingdom-based Eurasia Mining PLC (LSE: EUA) has confirmed the discovery of 'Hanging Wall' Copper-Platinum Group Metals type of mineralisation on its Monchetundra Licence area.
The finding of these high grade PGM zones upgrade increases the potential resources of the Monchetundra project.
Chairman Michael Martineau said: "Eurasia has been executing and funding a work programme on the Monchetundra and West Kytlim projects for a significant period of time.