|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude:||35° North , 45° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~110km|
Melilite skarn in contact with banded diorite, in roof pendant xenoliths of calc-silicate marbles and hornfels.
28 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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Al-Hermezi, H. M. (1985). Qandilite, a new spinel end-member, Mg 2 TiO 4, from the Qala-Dizeh region, NE Iraq. Mineralogical Magazine, 49(354), 739-744.
Al-Hermezi, H.M., McKie, D., Hall, A.J. (1986) Baghdadite, a new calcium zirconium silicate mineral from Iraq. Mineralogical Magazine: 50: 119-123.