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Tourmaline from
Kolum pegmatites, Nilaw-Kolum pegmatite field, Du Ab District, Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan

Mineral Species
Species:Tourmaline
Formula:A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tourmaline data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kolum pegmatites, Nilaw-Kolum pegmatite field, Du Ab District, Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
Nearest other occurrences of Tourmaline
1.4km (0.9 miles) A Mawi pegmatite, Nilaw-Kolum pegmatite field, Du Ab District, Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
6.3km (3.9 miles) B Nilaw pegmatites, Nilaw-Kolum pegmatite field, Du Ab District, Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
16.1km (10.0 miles) C Korgal pegmatite field (Korghal; Kurghal), Nuristan District, Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
46.0km (28.6 miles) D Kantiwa pegmatite field (Kantiway), Wama District (Vama District), Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
48.8km (30.3 miles) E Vora Desh, Dara-i-Pech pegmatite field (Darra-i-Pech; Darra-e-Pech; Pech; Peech; Page), Chapa Dara District, Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
50.5km (31.4 miles) F Bakhi Mine (Dahane Revat Mine), Bazarak District, Panjsher Province (Panjsheer Province; Panjshir Province; Panjsher Valley; Panjshir Valley), Afghanistan
51.0km (31.7 miles) G Darun Mine, Khinj District, Panjsher Province (Panjsheer Province; Panjshir Province; Panjsher Valley; Panjshir Valley), Afghanistan
51.3km (31.9 miles) H Dara-i-Pech pegmatite field (Darra-i-Pech; Darra-e-Pech; Pech; Peech; Page), Chapa Dara District, Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
52.8km (32.8 miles) I Buzmal Mine (Buzmul Mine; Bizmal Mine; Dashti Rewat Mine), Bazarak District, Panjsher Province (Panjsheer Province; Panjshir Province; Panjsher Valley; Panjshir Valley), Afghanistan
54.0km (33.6 miles) J Butak Mine, Bazarak District, Panjsher Province (Panjsheer Province; Panjshir Province; Panjsher Valley; Panjshir Valley), Afghanistan
56.9km (35.3 miles) K Nangalam pegmatite field (Nanghalam), Dara-i-Pech District (Pech District), Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
57.0km (35.4 miles) L Dah-Mikeni Mine (Mikeni Mine), Bazarak District, Panjsher Province (Panjsheer Province; Panjshir Province; Panjsher Valley; Panjshir Valley), Afghanistan
58.3km (36.2 miles) M Khenj Mine (Dah-Khenj Mine; Dar Khenj Mine), Bazarak District, Panjsher Province (Panjsheer Province; Panjshir Province; Panjsher Valley; Panjshir Valley), Afghanistan
60.1km (37.3 miles) N Mandanesha pegmatite, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province (Badakshan Province; Badahsan Province), Afghanistan
62.4km (38.8 miles) O Shamakat Pegmatite Field, Mihtarlam District, Laghman Province (Lagman Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
65.5km (40.7 miles) P Wozgul pegmatites (Wozghul), Parun (Paroon; Parown) pegmatite field, Wama District (Vama District), Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
72.3km (44.9 miles) Q Tsotsum pegmatite, Parun (Paroon; Parown) pegmatite field, Wama District (Vama District), Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
86.4km (53.7 miles) R Tatang pegmatite, Surkh-Rod (Surk-Rod) pegmatite field, Surkh Rod District, Nangarhar Province (Ningarhar Province), Afghanistan
86.4km (53.7 miles) S Paprok (Papruk Mine; Paprowk Mine), Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
91.0km (56.5 miles) T Mualevi pegmatite, Pachigram (Pachighram) pegmatite field, Bargi Matal District, Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
98.9km (61.4 miles) U Jegdalek ruby deposit (Jagdalek; Jagdalak; Jagdalik), Surobi District (Sorobi District), Kabol Province (Kabul Province), Afghanistan
112.0km (69.6 miles) V Loe Shilman Carbonatite, Khyber Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan
140.5km (87.3 miles) W Garam Chashma, Lutkho Valley, Chitral District (Chitral Valley), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan
197.1km (122.5 miles) X Fotur pegmatites (Futur), Eshkashim pegmatite field (Ishkashim; Ishkashem), Ishkashim District, Badakhshan Province (Badakshan Province; Badahsan Province), Afghanistan
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