Natural Monument—Outcrop of Magnesite Ore Body in Mt Paekgum

The Outcrop of Magnesite Ore Body is in Paekgumsan-dong, Tanchon City, South Hamgyong Province.

It is about 20 metres long, 5 metres wide and 15 metres high.

It is mainly composed of magnesite with small amounts of talc, leuchtenbergite, quartz, dolomite, tremolite, calcite, etc.

It is under preservation as a natural monument as it is of significance in studying the composition of minerals.

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