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Lyangar corundum occurrence, Shakhdara Range, Shughnon, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistani
Regional Level Types
Lyangar corundum occurrenceOccurrence
Shakhdara RangeMountain Range
ShughnonDistrict
Gorno-BadakhshanAutonomous Region
TajikistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 5' 24'' North , 71° 45' 0'' East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
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~0km
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Corundum-bearing nodules and small lenses occur in layers about 30 cm thick in the dolomite marbles of the Vranga formation, constituting the upper part of the Shakhdara group.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: E.Ya. Kievlenko (2003) Geology of gems, p. 54
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: E.Ya. Kievlenko (2003) Geology of gems, p. 54

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CorundumAl2O3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4

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E.Ya. Kievlenko, Geology of gems, 2003, p. 54

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate

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