Kohe-Babo-Sanghun pegmatite field, Tagab District, Kapisa, Afghanistani
|Regional Level Types|
|Kohe-Babo-Sanghun pegmatite field||Pegmatite Field|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 52' North , 69° 38' East
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A small field of about 20 muscovite-bearing pegmatite dykes, hosted in Proterozoic gneiss. Individual dykes are up to 200 m long and up to 2 m thick.
Note: the reference erroneously places the locality in Parwan Province. The GPS coordinates currently used on Mindat (Orris & Bliss, 2002), if correct, lead to a place called Doran (see link below).
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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1 valid mineral.
Rock Types Recorded
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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Muscovite|
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|
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|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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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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