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Gunyahang quartz mine (Makalu Mountain; "Milka Danda; Milke Danda"), Sankhuwasabha District, Province No. 1, Nepali
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Gunyahang quartz mine (Makalu Mountain; "Milka Danda; Milke Danda")Mine
Sankhuwasabha DistrictDistrict
Province No. 1Province
NepalCountry

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VIEW OF ALPINE QUARTZ MINE WHERE JAPAN-LAW TWIN QUARTZ WAS COLLECTED

Gunyahang quartz mine, Sankhuwasabha District, Province No. 1, Nepal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
27° North , 87° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~52km
Locality type:


Quartz mine, known for Japan twins.

Gunyahang is a hill of about 12000 ft.

Note: Milka Danda (danda = mountain ridge) is a wider regional name and is not the proper locality for quartz.

Situated near the Phakuwa pegmatite.

Located in Bahrabise VDC (village development committee).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hari Prasad Timsina
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Nepal

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