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Kohe-Babo-Sanghun pegmatite field, Tagab District, Kapisa, Afghanistani
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Kohe-Babo-Sanghun pegmatite fieldPegmatite Field
Tagab DistrictDistrict
KapisaProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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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).

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1 valid mineral.

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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

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

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

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

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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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