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Ganesh Himal (Ganesha), Dhading District, Province No. 3, Nepali
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Ganesh Himal (Ganesha)- not defined -
Dhading DistrictDistrict
Province No. 3Province
NepalCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
28° 22' 45'' North , 85° 3' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):


Ganesh (Ganesha) Himal, Sub-Range of the Himalayan Mountain range, Dhading District of the Bagmati Zone, Nepal

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent
The Himalayas, AsiaMountain Range
Gandaki Zone, NepalZone (Abolished)

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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Oleg Lopatkin
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jake & Dana Harper Collection
Albite var: Pericline
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Amir Akhavan
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: José Zendrera collection
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: José Zendrera collection
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Description: Black, steeply dipyramidal crystals, embedded in the surface of a heavily chlorite-included quartz crystal.
Reference: Michael Meder specimen
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Christopher P. Smith, Edward J. Gublein, Allen M. Bassett, and Mache N. Manandhar (1997): Rubies and fancy-color sapphires from Nepal, Gems & Gemology, Spring 1997, 24-41.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: R. Singh, D. S. Rao, B. Banerjee , K. K. Bhattacharyya (2008), Development of Flotation Process for Enrichment of Ganesh-Himal Lead-zinc Sulphide Ore from Nepal, Science Press, Beijing, Vol. 3, 4199-4204
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Oleg Lopatkin specimens.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Cooper, Michael P.(1997) What’s New in Minerals, Munich Show 1996. Mineralogical Record 28:136
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: R. Singh, D. S. Rao, B. Banerjee , K. K. Bhattacharyya (2008), Development of Flotation Process for Enrichment of Ganesh-Himal Lead-zinc Sulphide Ore from Nepal, Science Press, Beijing, Vol. 3, 4199-4204
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Christopher P. Smith, Edward J. Gublein, Allen M. Bassett, and Mache N. Manandhar (1997) Rubies and fancy-color sapphires from Nepal, Gems & Gemology, Spring 1997, 24-41.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: António Manuel Ináçio Martins
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: António Manuel Ináçio Martins
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Margarite
Formula: CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Oleg Lopatkin
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Calonge, Y.(2011): Un extraordinaire groupe de quartz au Népal. Le Règne Minéral. 97: 25
Quartz var: Prase
Formula: SiO2
Reference: António Manuel Ináçio Martins
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Vik Vanrusselt Collection
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection
'Scapolite'
Reference: Christopher P. Smith, Edward J. Gublein, Allen M. Bassett, and Mache N. Manandhar (1997): Rubies and fancy-color sapphires from Nepal, Gems & Gemology, Spring 1997, 24-41.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Eric Manandhar collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Christopher P. Smith, Edward J. Gublein, Allen M. Bassett, and Mache N. Manandhar (1997): Rubies and fancy-color sapphires from Nepal, Gems & Gemology, Spring 1997, 24-41.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Christopher P. Smith, Edward J. Gublein, Allen M. Bassett, and Mache N. Manandhar (1997): Rubies and fancy-color sapphires from Nepal, Gems & Gemology, Spring 1997, 24-41.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Prase4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Pericline9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Margarite9.EC.30CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Margarite71.2.2c.1CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
var: Pericline
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Quartz
var: Prase
-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O Quartz (var: Prase)SiO2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
O RutileTiO2
O CorundumAl2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Quartz (var: Prase)SiO2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si Albite (var: Pericline)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CrChromium
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Calonge, Y. (2011) Un extraordinaire groupe de quartz au Népal. Le Règne Minéral, 97, 25.

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