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Unnamed mountain, Andarab valley, Andarab District, Baghlan, Afghanistani
Regional Level Types
Unnamed mountain- not defined -
Andarab valleyValley
Andarab DistrictDistrict
BaghlanProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° North , 69° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km


The uvarovite on the market since 2012 is found on the apex area of one of the mountains at the upper end of the Andarab river valley (Grüll & Schreilechner, 2013).

The uvarovite forms dark green crystals up to ca. 1,8 cm.

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Grüll, M. & Schreilechner, A. (2013): Spektakuläre Uwarowite - neu aus Afghanistan. Lapis 38 (1), 42-45.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Grüll, M. & Schreilechner, A. (2013): Spektakuläre Uwarowite - neu aus Afghanistan. Lapis 38 (1), 42-45.
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Reference: Grüll, M. & Schreilechner, A. (2013): Spektakuläre Uwarowite - neu aus Afghanistan. Lapis 38 (1), 42-45.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
CrChromium
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3

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Grüll, M., Schreilechner, A. (2013) Spektakuläre Uwarowite - neu aus Afghanistan. Lapis, 38(1), 42-45 (in German).


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