Nangalam pegmatite field (Nanghalam), Dara-i-Pech District (Pech District), Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||34° 58' 45'' North , 70° 54' 31'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||34.9791666667, 70.9086111111|
Li-rich pegmatite dykes, hosted in Proterozoic schist and marble. Individual dykes are up to 150 m long and up to 4 m thick.
The grid reference refers to Nangalam village. The pegmatites are easily seen on the satellite map as white bands cropping out on the slopes on both sides of the valley.
1 valid mineral.
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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.