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Unnamed Cu occurrence [1], Chahar Asyab District, Kabul, Afghanistani
Regional Level Types
Unnamed Cu occurrence [1]Occurrence
Chahar Asyab DistrictDistrict
KabulProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 24' 30'' North , 69° 6' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kabul3,043,532 (2018)14.9km
Maydanshakhr1,600 (2018)21.5km
Paghmān49,157 (2018)24.2km
Mīr Bachah Kōṯ5,405 (2018)38.0km
Pul-e ‘Alam13,247 (2018)46.5km


Copper-bearing veins in Vendian-Cambrian schists.

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

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
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(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 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(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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