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Maykhura Mine (Maikhura Mine), Sughd, Tajikistani
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Maykhura Mine (Maikhura Mine)Mine
SughdRegion
TajikistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 10' North , 68° 30' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.16667,68.50000
GeoHash:G#: twbwyf04m
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dsc : Dry-summer subarctic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ayní2,128 (2012)25.5km
Khodzha-Maston9,781 (2018)48.2km


Skarn-type tungsten-tin deposit, occurring in the contact aureole of a Permian granite intrusion.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Soviet Union (1922-1991)Country (Former)
TurkestanArea (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Sphalerite var: Marmatite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Zinnwaldite'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Marmatite2.CB.05a(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
-(Zn,Fe)S
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O CassiteriteSnO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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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Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3185562
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 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

References

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Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): International Strategic Mineral Issues Summary Report - Tungsten. US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.


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