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Khaish Fe deposit (Khish), Hisa-i-Awali Bihsud District, Vardak Province (Warkak Province; Wardak Province; Wardag Province; Wardagh Province; Maydan Province), Afghanistan

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Hematite-magnetite ore bodies, hosted in Early Carboniferous sedimentary rocks overlying Proterozoic schists. Individual ore bodies are up to 300 m long and up to 20 m thick, and can be traced for at least 200 m down dip. Reserves are estimated at 117 million tons of ore grading at 48.6% Fe.

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Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110.

Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Industries AFG/03058, Project Document for Feasibility of Hajgak, Khish, Zerak-Sia Jar and Furmurgh Iron Ore Reserves.

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