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Fargon Meeru, Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley), Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan, Afghanistani
Regional Level Types
Fargon Meeru- not defined -
Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley)Valley
Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan DistrictsGroup of Regions
BadakhshanProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° North , 70° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~77km


Fargon Meeru is also a location for gem-quality yellow sphene, which makes sense geologically with the diopside (Dudley Blawet (2013) (private communication).

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
AsiaContinent
TurkestanArea (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Moore, T.P.,Woodside, R.M.W. (2014): The Sar-e-Sang Lapis Mines, Kuran Wa Munjan district, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. Mineralogical Record 45 (3), 280-336.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Habit: Terminated prisms
Reference: Moore, T.P.,Woodside, R.M.W. (2014): The Sar-e-Sang Lapis Mines, Kuran Wa Munjan district, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. Mineralogical Record 45 (3), 280-336.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Moore, T.P.,Woodside, R.M.W. (2014): The Sar-e-Sang Lapis Mines, Kuran Wa Munjan district, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. Mineralogical Record 45 (3), 280-336.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O

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