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Aynak West prospect, Aynak Cu deposit (Mes Aynak), Mohammad Agha District (Muhammad Agha District), Logar, Afghanistani
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Aynak West prospectProspect
Aynak Cu deposit (Mes Aynak)Deposit
Mohammad Agha District (Muhammad Agha District)District
LogarProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 15' 57'' North , 69° 18' 2'' East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~0km
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The westward extension of the mineralized area encountered at Aynak Central. The ore bodies contain more than 50 million tons of ore grading at 0.62-2.05% Cu.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Linnaeite
Formula: Co2+Co3+2S4
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Violarite
Formula: Fe2+Ni3+2S4
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 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Linnaeite2.DA.05Co2+Co3+2S4
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Violarite2.DA.05Fe2+Ni3+2S4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Linnaeite2.10.1.1Co2+Co3+2S4
Violarite2.10.1.8Fe2+Ni3+2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
S LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CoCobalt
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
Co LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As SkutteruditeCoAs3

References

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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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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mes_Aynak
Wikidata ID:Q721468

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