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Kabul, Afghanistani
Regional Level Types
KabulProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Key
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Kabul3,043,532 (2018)
Paghmān49,157 (2018)
Mīr Bachah Kōṯ5,405 (2018)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kabol
Other Languages:
Farsi/Persian:
ولایت کابل, افغانستان
French:
Kaboul, Afghanistan
German:
Kabul, Afghanistan
Italian:
Provincia di Kabul, Afghanistan
Pashto:
کابل ولايت, افغانستان
Russian:
Кабул, Афганистан
Simplified Chinese:
喀布尔省, 阿富汗
Spanish:
Provincia de Kabul, Afganistán
Arabic:
ولاية كابول, أفغانستان
Asturian:
Provincia de Kabul, Afganistán
Azeri:
Kabil vilayəti, Əfqanıstan
Basque:
Kabul probintzia, Afganistan
Belarusian:
Кабул, Афганістан
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Кабул, Аўганістан
Bengali:
কাবুল প্রদেশ, আফগানিস্তান
Bulgarian:
Кабул, Афганистан
Catalan:
Província de Kabul, Afganistan
Cebuano:
Wilāyat-e Kābul, Apganistan
Central Kurdish/Sorani:
پارێزگای کابول
Czech:
Kábul, Afghánistán
Danish:
Kabul, Afghanistan
Dutch:
Kabul, Afghanistan
Esperanto:
Provinco Kabul, Afganio
Estonian:
Kabuli provints, Afganistan
Finnish:
Kabulin maakunta, Afganistan
Galician:
Provincia de Kabul, Afganistán
Georgian:
ქაბულის პროვინცია, ავღანეთი
Greek:
Καμπούλ, Αφγανιστάν
Gujarati:
કાબુલ પ્રાંત, અફઘાનિસ્તાન
Hindi:
काबुल प्रान्त, अफ़ग़ानिस्तान
Indonesian:
Provinsi Kabul, Afganistan
Japanese:
カーブル州, アフガニスタン
Kannada:
ಕಾಬುಲ್ ಪ್ರಾಂತ್ಯ, ಅಫ್ಘಾನಿಸ್ತಾನ
Korean:
카불 주, 아프가니스탄
Latvian:
Kabulas province, Afganistāna
Lithuanian:
Kabulo provincija, Afganistanas
Luri:
آستوٙن کابول, ٱفغانستان
Malay:
Wilayah Kabul, Afghanistan
Marathi:
काबुल प्रांत, अफगाणिस्तान
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Kabul Séng
Mongolian:
Кабул аймаг, Афганистан
Newar / Nepal Bhasa:
काबुल प्रान्त, अफगानिस्तान
Norwegian:
Kabul, Afghanistan
Polish:
Kabul, Afganistan
Portuguese:
Cabul, Afeganistão
Romanian:
Provincia Kabul, Afganistan
Scots:
Kabul Province, Afghanistan
Serbian:
Провинција Кабул, Авганистан
Sinhalese:
කාබුල් පළාත, ඇෆ්ගනිස්ථානය
South Azerbaijani:
کابل ویلایت, افغانیستان
Sundanese:
Propinsi Kabul, Apganistan
Swedish:
Kabul, Afghanistan
Tagalog:
Lalawigan ng Kabul, Afghanistan
Tajik (Cyrillic Script):
Вилояти Кобул, Афғонистон
Tamil:
காபுல் மாகாணம், ஆப்கானித்தான்
Telugu:
కాబూల్ ప్రావిన్స్, ఆఫ్ఘనిస్తాన్
Thai:
จังหวัดคาบูล, ประเทศอัฟกานิสถาน
Traditional Chinese:
喀布爾省, 阿富汗
Turkish:
Kâbil, Afganistan
Turkmen:
Kabul welaýaty, Owganystan
Ukrainian:
Кабул, Афганістан
Urdu:
صوبہ کابل, افغانستان
Uyghur:
كابۇل ۋىلايىتى, ئافغانىستان
Vietnamese:
Tỉnh Kabul, Afghanistan
Waray:
Kabul, Afganistan
Welsh:
Kabul, Affganistan
Western Punjabi:
صوبہ کابل, افغانستان


Kābul (Pashto: کابل‎, romanized: Kābəl, Persian: کابل‎, romanized: Kābul), situated in the east of the country, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. The capital of the province is Kabul City, which is also Afghanistan's capital and largest city.

It borders the provinces of Parwan to the north, Kapisa to the north-east, Laghman to the east, Nangarhar to the south-east, Logar to the south, and Wardak to the west.

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26 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(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
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: José Zendrera collection
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Corundum var. Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Corundum var. Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
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
'Hornblende'
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
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
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Margarite
Formula: CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Quartz var. Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(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
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var. Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var. Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Margarite9.EC.30CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Margarite71.2.2c.1CaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
Corundum
var. Ruby
-Al2O3
var. Sapphire-Al2O3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
Quartz
var. Rose Quartz
-SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C GraphiteC
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Corundum var. RubyAl2O3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz var. Rose QuartzSiO2
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
O CorundumAl2O3
O Corundum var. SapphireAl2O3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Corundum var. RubyAl2O3
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Corundum var. SapphireAl2O3
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz var. Rose QuartzSiO2
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Fossils

There are 3 fossil localities from the PaleoBioDB database within this region.

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Occurrences48
Youngest Fossil Listed3.20 Ma (Pliocene)
Oldest Fossil Listed433 Ma (Silurian)
Stratigraphic Units
UnitNo. OccurrencesAge
Khurdkabul208.7 - 5.333 Ma (Miocene)
Badokalay10433.4 - 427.4 Ma (Silurian)
Fossils from RegionClick here to show the list.
Accepted NameHierarchy Age
Clorinda
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Pentamerida : Clorindidae : Clorinda433.4 - 427.4 Ma
Silurian
Camarotoechia
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Rhynchonellida : Camarotoechiidae : Camarotoechia433.4 - 427.4 Ma
Silurian
Retziella
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Spiriferida : Retziellidae : Retziella433.4 - 427.4 Ma
Silurian
Striispirifer
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Spiriferida : Cyrtiidae : Striispirifer433.4 - 427.4 Ma
Silurian
Lissatrypa
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Atrypida : Lissatrypidae : Lissatrypa433.4 - 427.4 Ma
Silurian
Osteichthyes
unranked clade
Animalia : Chordata : Osteichthyes5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Colubridae
family
Animalia : Chordata : Reptilia : Squamata : Colubridae5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Erinaceus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Erinaceomorpha : Erinaceidae : Erinaceus8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Soricidae
family
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Soricomorpha : Soricidae5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Adcrocuta
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Hyaenidae : Adcrocuta8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Ictitherium
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Hyaenidae : Ictitherium8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Dinofelis
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Felidae : Dinofelis8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Felis
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Felidae : Felis8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Vulpes
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Carnivora : Canidae : Vulpes5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Protatera
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Muridae : Protatera5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Apodemus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Muridae : Apodemus5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Mus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Muridae : Mus5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Parapelomys
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Muridae : Parapelomys8.7 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Saidomys
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Muridae : Saidomys5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Microstonyx
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Suidae : Microstonyx8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Giraffidae
family
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Giraffidae5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Palaeotragus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Giraffidae : Palaeotragus8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Bovidae
family
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Bovidae8.7 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Kabulicornis
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Bovidae : Kabulicornis5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Miotragocerus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Artiodactyla : Bovidae : Miotragocerus8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Ancylotherium
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Chalicotheriidae : Ancylotherium8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Dicerorhinus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Rhinocerotidae : Dicerorhinus8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Gomphotheriidae
family
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Proboscidea : Gomphotheriidae8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Anancus
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Proboscidea : Elephantidae : Anancus5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Deinotherium
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Proboscidea : Deinotheriidae : Deinotherium8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Pliohyrax
genus
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Hyracoidea : Pliohyracidae : Pliohyrax8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Pseudomeriones abbreviatus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Muridae : Pseudomeriones : Pseudomeriones abbreviatus5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Trischizolagus maritsae
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Lagomorpha : Leporidae : Trischizolagus : Trischizolagus maritsae5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Anura
order
Animalia : Chordata : Osteichthyes : Anura5.333 - 3.2 Ma
Neogene
Mesopithecus pentelicus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Primates : Cercopithecidae : Mesopithecus : Mesopithecus pentelicus8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Hystrix arayanensis
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Hystricidae : Hystrix : Hystrix arayanensis8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Pseudomeriones latidens
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Rodentia : Muridae : Pseudomeriones : Pseudomeriones latidens8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Hipparion molayanense
species
Animalia : Chordata : Mammalia : Perissodactyla : Equidae : Hipparion : Hipparion molayanense8.7 - 5.333 Ma
Miocene
Favosites afghanicus
species
Animalia : Cnidaria : Anthozoa : Favositidae : Favosites : Favosites afghanicus433.4 - 427.4 Ma
Silurian
Pachypora lapparenti
species
Animalia : Cnidaria : Anthozoa : Pachyporidae : Pachypora : Pachypora lapparenti433.4 - 427.4 Ma
Silurian
Leptaena rhomboidalis
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Strophomenata : Strophomenida : Rafinesquinidae : Leptaena : Leptaena rhomboidalis433.4 - 427.4 Ma
Silurian
Spirigerina supramarginalis
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Atrypida : Atrypinidae : Spirigerina : Spirigerina supramarginalis433.4 - 427.4 Ma
Silurian
Cyrtia exporrectus
species
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Rhynchonellata : Spiriferida : Cyrtiidae : Cyrtia : Cyrtia exporrectus433.4 - 427.4 Ma
Silurian
Fossil LocalitiesClick to show 3 fossil localities

References

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Chmyriov, V.M., Giroval, T., Kryukov, E.A., Teleshev, G.I., Stazhilo-Alekseev, K.F. (1976) The Kabul copper ore district. Theses of reports. Bulletin of the IVth Scientific Conference held at KU and KPI, Kabul, 1976: 72.
Chmyriov, V.M., Azimi, N.A. (1977) The geology and genesis of copper deposits of the Kabul District. Theses of reports. Bulletin of the Vth Scientific Conference held in KU and KPI, Kabul, 1977: 51-53.
Orris, G.J., Bliss, J.D. (2002) Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110.

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabul_Province
Wikidata ID:Q188933
GeoNames ID:1138957

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