Eldev coal mine

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The Eldev Coal Mine is an operating surface coal mine in Dornogovi Province, Mongolia.


The map below shows the location of the mine near Dalanjargalan, in Dornogovi Province, Mongolia.[1]

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Eldev coal mine is located 330 kilometers southeast of Ulaanbaatar city, 40 km southeast of Choir railway station, and 21 km east of Olon Ovoot station (Trans Mongolian railway).[2][3] It is a 500,000 tonnes per annum coal mine, owned and operated by the Mongolyn Alt Corporation (MAK Corporation). It is also MAK's first coal mine (previously, the company had focused solely on gold production).[4]

On its website, the MAK Corporation states that coal from the mine is sold to both export and domestic markets. It lists major domestic customers as being "Erdenet Mining Corporation, Khutul Cement & Lime Plant, Darkhan Power Plant, Ulaanbaatar Railway and Darkhan Metallurgical Plant etc."[2]


  • Operator: MAK Corporation
  • Owner: MAK Corporation
  • Location: 21km north of Dalanjargalan, Dalanjargalan District, Dornogovi Province, Mongolia
  • GPS Coordinates: 46.1202876, 108.9915189 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 0.5 million tonnes per annum (as of 2016)[2]
  • Total Reserves:
  • Recoverable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: Subbituminous (Thermal)
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year: 2000[2]
  • Workforce:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Eldev coal mine by MAK, Wikimapia, accessed Apr. 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Eldev coal mine", MAK Corporation website, archived from [1] on 26 March 2016, accessed March 2023.
  3. Eldev Coal Mine, Wikipedia, accessed April 2021.
  4. "About Us - Our History", MAK Corporation website, accessed March 2023.

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