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Jikhan, Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley), Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan, Afghanistani
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Jikhan- not defined -
Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley)Valley
Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan DistrictsGroup of Regions
BadakhshanProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° North , 70° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~26km
Köppen climate type:


This place cannot be located with certainty. [Dudley Blauwet, private communication (2008)].

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals. 2 erroneous literature entries.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Reference: http://rruff.info/hydroxylclinohumite/display=default/
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Dudley Blauwet priv. comm.(2008), RWMW collection
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Description: This material started life as erroneously labelled 'Chondrodite', then analysed as 'Clinohumite' more careful analysis http://rruff.info/hydroxylclinohumite/display=default/ gives Hydroxylclinohumite
Reference: Dudley Blauwet priv. comm.(2008), RWMW collection http://rruff.info/hydroxylclinohumite/display=default/
Hydroxylclinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Habit: monoblinic prisms
Colour: dark red
Fluorescence: none
Description: This material started life as erroneously labelled 'Chondrodite', then analysed as 'Clinohumite' more careful analysis http://rruff.info/hydroxylclinohumite/display=default/ gives Hydroxylclinohumite
Reference: http://rruff.info/hydroxylclinohumite/display=default/
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Tom Loomis

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Chondrodite ?9.AF.45(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinohumite ?9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Hydroxylclinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Chondrodite ?52.3.2b.2(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Clinohumite ?52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Hydroxylclinohumite-Mg9(SiO4)4(OH)2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydroxylclinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
OOxygen
O HydroxylclinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4(OH)2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
FFluorine
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
F Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg HydroxylclinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si HydroxylclinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4(OH)2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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