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Khetri Mines (Ketri Mine), Jhunjhunu District, Jaipur Division, Rajasthan (Rajputana), Indiai
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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
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Neem ka Thana32,690 (2014)10.6km
Khetri17,177 (2014)18.7km
Udaipur30,264 (2014)31.5km
Khandela23,164 (2014)36.4km
Nārnaul66,049 (2014)40.9km


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).

Regions containing this locality

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Indian Plate (India Plate)Tectonic Plate

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

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1967) 36 ,22-28
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: 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.
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1967) 36 ,22-28
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: 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.
Arsenopyrite var: Danaite
Formula: (Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
Reference: 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.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: 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.
'Biotite'
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1967) 36 ,22-28
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: 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.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: 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.; 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.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1967) 36 ,22-28; 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.; 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.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Dana 6:90; Dana 7:I:298.; 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.
Cobaltpentlandite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Reference: 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.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: 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.
Cummingtonite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1967) 36 ,22-28; 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.
Ferro-gedrite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1967) 36 ,22-28
Grunerite
Formula: ☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: 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.
Hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: 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.
Jaipurite (TL)
Formula: CoS
Type Locality:
Reference: Rec. Geol. Survey India 14 (1880), 190
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Description: High cobalt content. (containing up to 12.68 wt.% Co, 1.90 wt.% Ni and 2.52 wt.% Cu)
Reference: 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.; 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.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: 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.; 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.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: 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.
Marialite
Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Reference: 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.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1967) 36 ,22-28
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1967) 36 ,22-28
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: 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.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: 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.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: 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.; 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.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: 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.; 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.
Sadanagaite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Si5Al3O22)(OH)2
Reference: 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.
'Scapolite'
Reference: 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.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: 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.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
var: Danaite2.EB.20(Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Cobaltpentlandite2.BB.15(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Jaipurite (TL)2.CC.05CoS
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Anthophyllite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Cummingtonite9.DE.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferro-gedrite9.DD.05☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Grunerite9.DE.05☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Hastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Marialite9.FB.15Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Sadanagaite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Si5Al3O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Cobaltpentlandite2.7.1.3(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Cummingtonite66.1.1.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Pargasite66.1.3a.12{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
Marialite76.3.1.1Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Arsenopyrite
var: Danaite
-(Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Ferro-gedrite-☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Grunerite-☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Hastingsite-{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Jaipurite (TL)-CoS
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sadanagaite-{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Si5Al3O22)(OH)2
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Ferro-gedrite☐{Fe22+}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Sadanagaite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Si5Al3O22)(OH)2
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Ferro-gedrite☐{Fe22+}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Sadanagaite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Si5Al3O22)(OH)2
O UraniniteUO2
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
O Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Sadanagaite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Si5Al3O22)(OH)2
Na MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Na Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Na Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Sadanagaite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Si5Al3O22)(OH)2
Mg Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Ferro-gedrite☐{Fe22+}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Sadanagaite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Si5Al3O22)(OH)2
Al MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Al Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Ferro-gedrite☐{Fe22+}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Sadanagaite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Si5Al3O22)(OH)2
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
Si Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S JaipuriteCoS
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
S Arsenopyrite (var: Danaite)(Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
ClChlorine
Cl MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Sadanagaite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Si5Al3O22)(OH)2
Ca Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Ferro-gedrite☐{Fe22+}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe Arsenopyrite (var: Danaite)(Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CoCobalt
Co JaipuriteCoS
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co Arsenopyrite (var: Danaite)(Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
Co Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8
NiNickel
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As Arsenopyrite (var: Danaite)(Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

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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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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