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Nakhlak Mine (Nekhlak Mine), Madan-e Nakhlak (Ma'dan-e-Nahlak), Anarak District, Nain County (Nayin County), Esfahan Province (Isfahan Province; Aspadana Province), Iran
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Latitude: 33°33'47"N
Longitude: 53°50'42"E
 
 
Epigenetic Pb mineralization as veins and replacements in carbonatic rocks of cretaceous age. In 1977 the shafts "Ghale-Bozorg" and "Sherkate" reached to the -137 m level.
A lead mine that produced 200 tons of ore a month (1947). Workings were 300 meters deep.

Mineral List

Acanthite
Anglesite
Cerussite
Galena
Hemimorphite
Mimetite
Plattnerite
Tennantite
Tetrahedrite
Wulfenite


10 entries listed. 10 valid minerals.

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References

- Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Oct, 1947)
- Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (2). - LAPIS, 2, 7, p. 24-27
- Rocks & Min.: 23:223; 65: 29
- Stöllner, Th., Weisgerber, G., Momenzadeh, M., Pernicka, E., Shirazi, S. (2004): Die Blei-/Silbergruben von Nakhlak und ihre Bedeutung im Altertum. Der Anschnitt 56, 76-97.

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