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Manogay (Mano Gai; Manugie; Managi), Dara-i-Pech District (Pech District), Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 59' 20'' North , 70° 54' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.98889,70.91167
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Occurrence of zircon crystals in Proterozoic marbles, which also host some of the pegmatites in the nearby Nangalam field.

Please note that the zircons do not occur in pegmatites, and also that this locality does not form part of the Dara-i-Pech pegmatite field as some people are led to believe, probably because it is usually associated with Dara-i-Pech. Though, "Dara-i-Pech" only means that the locality is in Pech valley.

Coordinates are those of Manogay town.


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3 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3191753
Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Orosirian - Rhyacian
1800 - 2300 Ma



ID: 2148708
Middle Paleoproterozoic marble and gneiss

Age: Paleoproterozoic (1800 - 2300 Ma)

Description: marble and biotite and garnet-staurolite-biotite gneiss; schist, quartzite, amphibolite

Lithology: Marble and gneiss

Reference: Doebrich, J.L., R.R. Wahl et al. Geologic and mineral resource map of Afghanistan. isbn: 9781411318038. USGS Open-File Report 2006-1038. [28]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License



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