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Nilaw pegmatites, Nilaw-Kolum pegmatite field, Du Ab District, Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
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Latitude: 35°14'12"N
Longitude: 70°17'21"E
 
 
Be-Ta-Li-Sn-Nb-Cs-Rb-rich pegmatite dykes, hosted in Early Cretaceous diorite and gabbro.

Mineral List

Albite
var: Cleavelandite
Beryl
Cassiterite
Lepidolite
Microcline
Pollucite
Schorl
Spodumene
Spodumene
var: Kunzite

'Tantalite'
'Tourmaline'


12 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.

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References

- Bariand, P. and Poullen, J.F. (1978). Famous mineral localities: The pegmatites of Laghman - Nuristan - Afghanistan. Mineralogical Record. 9: 301-308
- 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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