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Kajdara Fe-Cu occurrence (Khaidarabad), Paghman District, Kabul, Afghanistani
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Kajdara Fe-Cu occurrence (Khaidarabad)Occurrence
Paghman DistrictDistrict
KabulProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 28' 55'' North , 68° 58' 11'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Paghmān49,157 (2018)11.9km
Maydanshakhr1,600 (2018)13.5km
Kabul3,043,532 (2018)19.3km
Mīr Bachah Kōṯ5,405 (2018)32.8km


Ferrugineous quartzite beds with iron or iron-copper mineralizations.

NOTES: The grid reference refers to Kajdara village. The coordinates listed in the reference are about 10 km off. Khaidarabad appears to be a misnomer since a settlement of this name does not exist in Kabul Province.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 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
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
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
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 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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 HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
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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