Andkhoy Mine (Andkhoi Mine; Namaksar Andkhoi Mine; Namaksar Andkhui Mine), Dawlatabad District, Faryab, Afghanistani
|Regional Level Types|
|Andkhoy Mine (Andkhoi Mine; Namaksar Andkhoi Mine; Namaksar Andkhui Mine)||Mine|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 37' North , 65° 4' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Lacustrine evaporite salt deposit mined for table salt.
NOTE: In the reference, this locality is listed twice with different coordinates. Apparently, one of the entries has been confused with a salt occurrence near Khwaja village in Bilchiragh District. The validity of both localities is confirmed by the geological map of Afghanistan, which indicates the individual deposits.
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Halite|
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES|
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Orris, G.J., Bliss, J.D. (2002) Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110.
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