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Ghuldarra No. 2 Cu occurrence, Musayi District (Mussahi District), Kabul, Afghanistani
Regional Level Types
Ghuldarra No. 2 Cu occurrenceOccurrence
Musayi District (Mussahi District)District
KabulProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 24' 25'' North , 69° 15' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kabul3,043,532 (2018)15.7km
Paghmān49,157 (2018)34.7km
Maydanshakhr1,600 (2018)36.1km
Mīr Bachah Kōṯ5,405 (2018)40.2km
Ḩukūmatī Azrah12,526 (2018)43.9km


Sediment-hosted copper occurrence in Vendian-Cambrian marble.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., and Diggles, M.F. (2003): USGS Open-File Report 03-107

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S

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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.
Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., Diggles, M.F. (2003) Sediment-Hosted Copper Deposits of the World: Deposit Models and Database. USGS Open-File Report 03-107.


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