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Wardak, Afghanistani
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WardakProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Maydanshakhr1,600 (2018)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Vardak; Warkak; Wardag; Wardagh; Maydan
Other Languages:
Farsi/Persian:
ولایت وردک, افغانستان
French:
Wardak, Afghanistan
German:
Wardak, Afghanistan
Italian:
Vardak, Afghanistan
Pashto:
ميدان وردگ ولايت, افغانستان
Russian:
Вардак, Афганистан
Simplified Chinese:
瓦尔达克省, 阿富汗
Spanish:
Provincia de Vardak, Afganistán
Arabic:
ولاية وردك, أفغانستان
Azeri:
Vərdək vilayəti, Əfqanıstan
Basque:
Wardak probintzia, Afganistan
Belarusian:
Вардак, Афганістан
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Вардак, Аўганістан
Bengali:
ভার্দাক প্রদেশ, আফগানিস্তান
Bulgarian:
Вардак, Афганистан
Catalan:
Província de Wardak, Afganistan
Cebuano:
Wardak, Apganistan
Central Kurdish/Sorani:
پارێزگای وەردەک
Czech:
Vardak, Afghánistán
Danish:
Vardak, Afghanistan
Dutch:
Wardak, Afghanistan
Esperanto:
Provinco Vardak, Afganio
Estonian:
Vardaki provints, Afganistan
Finnish:
Vardakin maakunta, Afganistan
Georgian:
მაიდან-ვარდაკის პროვინცია, ავღანეთი
Greek:
Βαρντάκ, Αφγανιστάν
Gujarati:
મૈદાન વાર્ડક, અફઘાનિસ્તાન
Hindi:
मैदान वरदक प्रान्त, अफ़ग़ानिस्तान
Indonesian:
Maidan Wardak, Afganistan
Japanese:
ヴァルダク州, アフガニスタン
Kannada:
ಮೈದಾನ್ ವಾರ್ಡಾಕ್, ಅಫ್ಘಾನಿಸ್ತಾನ
Korean:
바르다크 주, 아프가니스탄
Latvian:
Vardaka, Afganistāna
Lithuanian:
Vardako provincija, Afganistanas
Luri:
آستوٙن ڤأردأک, ٱفغانستان
Malay:
Wilayah Wardak, Afghanistan
Marathi:
मैदान वार्डक, अफगाणिस्तान
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Maidan Wardak Séng
Mongolian:
Вардаг аймаг, Афганистан
Newar / Nepal Bhasa:
वरदक प्रान्त, अफगानिस्तान
Norwegian:
Vardak, Afghanistan
Polish:
Wardak, Afganistan
Portuguese:
Maydan-Wardak, Afeganistão
Punjabi:
ਮੈਦਾਨ ਵਰਦਕ ਸੂਬਾ, ਅਫ਼ਗ਼ਾਨਿਸਤਾਨ
Romanian:
Provincia Maidan Wardak, Afganistan
Scots:
Wardak Province, Afghanistan
Serbian:
Провинција Вардак, Авганистан
Sinhalese:
මාදියන් වර්ඩක්, ඇෆ්ගනිස්ථානය
South Azerbaijani:
وردک ویلایت, افغانیستان
Sundanese:
Propinsi Maidan Wardak, Apganistan
Swedish:
Wardak, Afghanistan
Tagalog:
Lalawigan ng Vardak, Afghanistan
Tajik (Cyrillic Script):
Вилояти Вардак, Афғонистон
Tamil:
மைதான் வாடக் மாகாணம், ஆப்கானித்தான்
Telugu:
మైడన్ వార్డాక్, ఆఫ్ఘనిస్తాన్
Thai:
เมเดนวอร์ดาก, ประเทศอัฟกานิสถาน
Traditional Chinese:
瓦爾達克省, 阿富汗
Turkish:
Vardak, Afganistan
Ukrainian:
Вардак, Афганістан
Urdu:
صوبہ میدان وردک, افغانستان
Uyghur:
ۋارداك ۋىلايىتى, ئافغانىستان
Vietnamese:
Wardak, Afghanistan
Waray:
Wardak, Afganistan
Western Punjabi:
صوبہ وردک, افغانستان
Zazaki:
Werdek, Efğanıstan


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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: John Betts specimen
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O HematiteFe2O3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
ClChlorine
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maidan_Wardak_Province
Wikidata ID:Q183056
GeoNames ID:1121863

External Links

http://www.aims.org.af/maps/provincial/wardak.pdf - detailed map of Wardak Province with all districts and settlements as of Nov 2003 [Link dead August 2019]

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