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Warsak (Warzak), Mohmand Agency, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistani
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Mohmand Agency- not defined -
Khyber PakhtunkhwaProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 9' 58'' North , 71° 21' 29'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.16611,71.35806
GeoHash:G#: tw4drgc25
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Shabqadar66,541 (2015)18.9km
Landi Kotal2,223 (2015)21.3km
Shinpokh1,111 (2015)24.5km
Peshawar1,218,773 (2017)26.8km
Tangi29,444 (2015)30.9km


Located near Zagi mountain.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

17 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Description: Often included in apatite crystals.
Reference: Specimen and crystals bought by Aymeric Longi in Peshawar, 2006.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Norman King--visual confirmation of dealer label (Ikram Mineralogy); Weerth, A. & Weiß, S. (2016): Neues aus der Grenzregion Pakistan/Afghanistan. Lapis, 41 (10), 30-39 (in German).
'Apatite'
Colour: from colorless to dark lead, with pink, blue, purple hues, some dichroic
Description: Most of the cristals are gemmy and included with dark green to black needles or hairs.
Reference: personnal observation on field (in Peshawar)
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Reference: Vincent Bourgoin
'Axinite Group'
Reference: Maggie Wilson Collection
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: [Emeralds of the World - p24 English extraLapis Vol2 2002]
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: [Emeralds of the World - p24 English extraLapis Vol2 2002]
'Chlorite Group'
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: personnal observation on field (in Peshawar)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: [Emeralds of the World - p24 English extraLapis Vol2 2002]
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: various photographs
Parisite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Reference: Herb Obodda
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: [Emeralds of the World - p24 English extraLapis Vol2 2002]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [Emeralds of the World - p24 English extraLapis Vol2 2002]
Reedmergnerite
Formula: NaBSi3O8
Description: Turned out to be pink albite.
Reference: Weerth, A. & Weiß, S. (2016): Neues aus der Grenzregion Pakistan/Afghanistan. Lapis, 41 (10), 30-39 (in German).
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Weerth, A. & Weiß, S. (2016): Neues aus der Grenzregion Pakistan/Afghanistan. Lapis, 41 (10), 30-39 (in German).
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: [Emeralds of the World - p24 English extraLapis Vol2 2002]
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: [Emeralds of the World - p24 English extraLapis Vol2 2002]
Tschermakite
Formula: ☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.mindat.org/mesg-14-112462.html; DH&Z

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Parisite-(Ce)5.BD.20bCaCe2(CO3)3F2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reedmergnerite ?9.FA.35NaBSi3O8
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Tschermakite9.DE.10☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Axinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Parisite-(Ce)16a.1.5.1CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Fe)56.2.2.1Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(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)
Reedmergnerite ?76.1.4.1NaBSi3O8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-
'Axinite Group'-
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Chlorite Group'-
Tschermakite-☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
H Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B ReedmergneriteNaBSi3O8
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
OOxygen
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O QuartzSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
O BaryteBaSO4
O Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O ReedmergneriteNaBSi3O8
FFluorine
F Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na ReedmergneriteNaBSi3O8
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Al Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Si Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si ReedmergneriteNaBSi3O8
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Ca Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Parisite-(Ce)CaCe2(CO3)3F2

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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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185708
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

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

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