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Khetri Mines (Ketri Mine), Jhunjhunu District, Jaipur Division, Rajasthan (Rajputana), India

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 49' 59'' North , 75° 46' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 27.83333,75.76667
GeoHash:G#: tsvyk4gsg
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


A copper mine owned by the Hundustan Copper Ltd. This mine was started over 2,000 years ago! The deposit consists of two lodes: Madhan lode (footwall) & the Kudhan lode (hanging wall).



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Mineral List


25 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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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]

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References

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Deb, S., & Mukherjee, A. D. (1969). Mackinawites from Madhan-Kudhan and Kolihan sections of Khetri copper belt, Rajasthan. Proc. Nat. Inst. Sci. India 35A, (4), 533-541.
Singh, S., & Virk, H. S. (1980). Fission track dating of copper ore formations of Khetri area, Rajasthan State (India). Geochemical Journal, 14(1), 51-55.
Mining Annual review (1985): 394.
Baidya, A. S., Sen, A., & Pal, D. C. (2018). Textures and compositions of cobalt pentlandite and cobaltian mackinawite from the Madan-Kudan copper deposit, Khetri Copper Belt, Rajasthan, India. Journal of Earth System Science, 127(4), 56.
Dana 6: 90
Dana 7:I:298

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