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Four impact structures are known from the Republic of Kazakhstan, most of which have been poorly studied. This includes the Shili impact structure, an ~1.5-km-wide circular feature visible in satellite imagery. It is located in the western part of Kazakhstan, in the Aktobe Region, where the structure is centered at 49°10.5′N and 57°50′E. While the structure was first considered to be a salt diapir, its impact origin was confirmed in 1989 based on the findings of rare shocked quartz grains and a few poorly developed “shatter cones.” In this contribution, we report the results of a field campaign and...

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