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Zerak Fe deposit, Hisa-i-Awali Bihsud District, Vardak Province (Warkak Province; Wardak Province; Wardag Province; Wardagh Province; Maydan Province), Afghanistan

Latitude: 34°46'36"N
Longitude: 68°15'12"E
Metasedimentary iron deposit, consisting of three ore bodies, 90-450 m long and 12-75 m thick, which are hosted in a fault zone between Proterozoic greenstones and Early Carboniferous slate and silicified dolomite. The deposit has speculative reserves of 20 million tons of ore grading at 62.5% Fe.

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var: Sericite


5 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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- Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Industries AFG/03058, Project Document for Feasibility of Hajigak, Khish, Zerak-Sia Jar and Furmurgh Iron Ore Reserves.
- Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110.

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