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Khandjee, Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley), Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan, Afghanistani
Regional Level Types
Khandjee- 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:
~77km


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent
TurkestanArea (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: RWMW Collection
Chondrodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Reference: Dudley Blauwet priv. comm.(2008) John Attard (2014) Private Communication
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Habit: Greenish white tabular xls
Colour: Greenis white
Fluorescence: none
Description: PXRD confirmed John Attard (2014) Private Communication
Reference: RWMW Collection John Attard (2014) Private Communication
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Colour: Black
Fluorescence: none
Description: There are 3 Spinel Localities in the Koksha Valley. This is the Black Spinel locality. The Purple lilac Spinels occur with Clinohumite (PXRD). The Pink Spinel locality has no Humite group, but does have sodalite (Raman)
Reference: Craig Mercer specimen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Chondrodite9.AF.45(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
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
Chondrodite52.3.2b.2(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O CalciteCaCO3
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
FFluorine
F Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Chondrodite(Mg,Fe2+)5(SiO4)2(F,OH)2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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