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Tarbela dam, Swabi District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 5' 32'' North , 72° 41' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.09228,72.68535
GeoHash:G#: tw59vyrcg
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Area overlooking tunnels 3 and 4.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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13 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Alum-(K) ?
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
'Graphitic schist'
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Huntite
Formula: CaMg3(CO3)4
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Hydroniumjarosite ?
Formula: (H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Leonite ?
Formula: K2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Natroalunite
Formula: NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
'Phyllite'
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
'Scapolite'
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
'Slate'
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197
Starkeyite
Formula: MgSO4 · 4H2O
Reference: M. Qasim Jan, P.S.B. Colback & Masood Ahmad , (1985) Low-temperature Secondary Minerals from Tarbela. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 18:189-197

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Huntite'5.AB.25CaMg3(CO3)4
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alum-(K)' ?7.CC.20KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
'Epsomite'7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Hydroniumjarosite' ?7.BC.10(H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Leonite' ?7.CC.55K2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
'Natroalunite'7.BC.10NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Pickeringite'7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Starkeyite'7.CB.15MgSO4 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Graphitic schist'-
'Phyllite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Slate'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Huntite14.4.3.1CaMg3(CO3)4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Leonite ?29.3.3.3K2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Alum-(K) ?29.5.5.1KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Starkeyite29.6.6.2MgSO4 · 4H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Graphitic schist'-
Hydroniumjarosite ?-(H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Natroalunite-NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Phyllite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Slate'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
H NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HematiteFe2O3
O HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
O Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
O NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
MgMagnesium
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
Mg LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Mg StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
S NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
KPotassium
K Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
K LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3185521
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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