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Dupezeh Mt., Hero, Qala-Diz (Qala-Dizeh; Qala-Diza), Iraq

Qandilite
Dupezeh Mt., Hero, Qala-Diz, Iraq

Photo: 2008, JGW
Melilite skarn in contact with banded diorite, in roof pendant xenoliths of calc-silicate marbles and hornfels.

References:
-Al-Hermezi, H. M., McKie, D., & Hall, A. J. (1986). Baghdadite, a new calcium zirconium silicate mineral from Iraq. Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 119-123.

Mineral List

Ã…kermanite
Albite
var: Andesine

Augite
var: Fassaite

var: Titanian Augite
Baddeleyite
Baghdadite (TL)
Cuspidine
Djerfisherite
Forsterite
Foshagite
Grossular
Ilmenite
Kaersutite
Magnetite
'Melilite Group'
Monticellite
Perovskite
Phlogopite
Pyrrhotite
Qandilite (TL)
Schorlomite
Spinel
var: Chlorospinel
Valleriite
Wollastonite
Xonotlite


26 entries listed. 21 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).

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