Jegdalek ruby deposit (Jagdalek; Jagdalak; Jagdalik), Surobi District (Sorobi District), Kabol Province (Kabul Province), Afghanistan
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||34° 26' North , 69° 49' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||34.43333,69.81667|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Corundum deposit, hosted in calcite-dolomite marble, which is up to 2,000 m thick. The deposit is worked by about 20 mines, from more than 2,000 open pits and trenches. The ore field also includes skarns and muscovite-bearing pegmatites. It is located in the western part of the Surkh-Rod pegmatite field.
The grid reference is centered on the deposit area.
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9 valid minerals.
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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|Orosirian - Rhyacian|
1800 - 2300 Ma
|Middle Paleoproterozoic marble and gneiss|
Age: Paleoproterozoic (1800 - 2300 Ma)
Reference: Doebrich, J.L., R.R. Wahl et al. Geologic and mineral resource map of Afghanistan. isbn: 9781411318038. USGS Open-File Report 2006-1038.