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Paghman Fe deposit, Paghman District, Kabul, Afghanistani
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Paghman Fe depositDeposit
Paghman DistrictDistrict
KabulProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 40' North , 69° 0' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Paghmān49,157 (2018)9.8km
Mīr Bachah Kōṯ5,405 (2018)14.3km
Kabul3,043,532 (2018)22.0km
Maydanshakhr1,600 (2018)32.5km
Charikar53,676 (2018)41.6km


Magnetite lenses in Early Cretaceous gabbro, monzonite and diorite. Reserves are estimated at 47,000 tons of ore grading at 67% Fe.

Note: The GPS coordinates currently used on Mindat (Orris & Bliss, 2002) place the locality in Shakardara District.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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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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