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Butkhak, Bagrami District, Kabul, Afghanistani
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Butkhak- not defined -
Bagrami DistrictDistrict

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 30' 5'' North , 69° 21' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
Kabul3,043,532 (2018)16.7km
Mīr Bachah Kōṯ5,405 (2018)34.9km
Paghmān49,157 (2018)38.0km
Ḩukūmatī Azrah12,526 (2018)45.3km
Maydanshakhr1,600 (2018)46.0km

A village, located east of Kabul.

The mountainous area south of Butkhak hosts large almandine crystals (max. dimension up to 12 cm), kyanite and hornblende in schists.

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.

List of minerals for each chemical element

O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3

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