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Mt Tora-Tigga, Ganadao (Gandahab; Ghandahab valley), Warsak (Warzak), Mohmand Agency, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistani
Regional Level Types
Mt Tora-TiggaMountain
Ganadao (Gandahab; Ghandahab valley)- not defined -
Warsak (Warzak)- not defined -
Mohmand Agency- not defined -
Khyber PakhtunkhwaProvince
PakistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° North , 70° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~58km
Locality type:


100 workings in a 1km² area. Quartz veins and lenses in alternating greenschist-dolomite layers.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
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)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Ikram Mineralogy
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'
Reference: [Emeralds of the World - p24 English extraLapis Vol2 2002]
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)
Reference: [Emeralds of the World - p24 English extraLapis Vol2 2002]
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]
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: [Emeralds of the World - p24 English extraLapis Vol2 2002]
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: personnal observation on field (in Peshawar)
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: [Emeralds of the World - p24 English extraLapis Vol2 2002]

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
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
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
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'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 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
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 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)
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
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 BaryteBaSO4
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
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 BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
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
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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