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Ladjuar Medam (Lajur Madan; Lapis-lazuli Mine; Lapis-lazuli deposit), Sar-e Sang (Sar Sang; Sary Sang), Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley), Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province (Badakshan Province; Badahsan Province), Afghanistan
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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Colusite2.CB.30Cu26V2(As,Sn,Sb)6S32
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chlorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Afghanite (TL)9.FB.05(Na,Ca,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4,CO3)3 · 0.5H2O
Albite9.FA.35NaAlSi3O8
Chondrodite9.AF.45(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fluoro-richterite9.DE.20{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Haüyne9.FB.10(Na,Ca)4-8(Al6Si6(O,S)24)(SO4,Cl)1-2
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Hydroxylclinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Lazurite (TL)9.FB.10Na6 Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S3, S2,Cl,OH)2
Meionite9.FB.15Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Nepheline9.FA.05(Na,K)AlSiO4
Nosean9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Omphacite9.DA.20(Ca,Na)(Mg,Al)Si2O6
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH,F)2
Potassic-fluoro-richterite ?9.DE.20{K}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
Richterite9.DE.20{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
var: Hackmanite9.FB.10Na8Al6Si6O24(Cl2,S)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Garnet'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'Lapis Lazuli'-
'Olivine'-(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
'Scapolite'-
'Sodalite Group'-


46 entries listed. 37 valid minerals.

References

- Maiorov, A.N., Suderkin, A.I., and Krepoy, M.E. (1965): Report by the Survey and Prospecting Team on the results obtained in 1963-1964 at the lapis-lazuli occurrences of Afghanistan. Kabul, Rec. Off., DGMS, 1965.
- Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Giraud, R. (1968): Une nouvelle espèce minérale: l`afghanite de Sar-e-sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan. Comparaison avec les minéraux du groupe de la cancrinite. Bulletin de la Société Francaise de Minéralogie et Christallographie. 91:34-42
- Guastoni, A. & Demartin, F. (2002): Hervorragender Neufund: Tiefblaue-Afghanit-Kristalle von Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan. Lapis 27 (6), 22-23.
- Peters, S.G., Ludington, S.D., Orris, G.J., Sutphin, D.M., and Bliss, J.D., eds. (2007): Preliminary Non-Fuel Mineral Resource Assessment of Afghanistan. USGS Open–File Report 07-1214.
- Weiss, S. (2009): Nepehlin statt Skapolith- die schönsten Kristalle aus Afghanistan! Lapis 34 (12): 6
- Parodi, G.C., Ferraris, C., Pont, S., Miska, S., Farges, F. & Camara, F. (2010): Wurtzite-2H manganesifera di Lajur Madana, Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan, Koksha Valley, Afghanistan. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/2010, 110-112.

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