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Surobi pegmatite field, Surobi District (Sorobi District), Kabul, Afghanistani
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Surobi pegmatite fieldPegmatite Field
Surobi District (Sorobi District)District
KabulProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° North , 69° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~42km
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A small field of around 20 pegmatite dykes, which are hosted in Proterozoic metamorphic rocks and granite plugs. Individual dykes are up to 150 m long and up to 50 m thick. The deposit was prospected as a potential mica mine in 1974.

NOTE: The reference lists wrong coordinates for this locality, placing it across the border in western Laghman Province.

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

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Orris, G.J., Bliss, J.D. (2002) Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110.


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