Daha Kyanite Mines, Daha, Jajarkot District, Karnali Pradesh, Nepali
|Regional Level Types|
|Daha Kyanite Mines||Group of Mines|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
28° North , 81° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
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Group of Mines
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Two small-scale kyanite mines are in operation in Daha. High quality inky blue kyanite crystals are cut for gems.
Many nepalese kyanite specimens labeled as "Kali Gandaki" are actually from Daha and most of kyanite labeled just "Jajarkot" or "Jajarkot District" are also from Daha.
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
|The Himalayas, Asia||Mountain Range|
|Bheri Zone, Nepal||Zone (Abolished)|
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
Reference: Krishna P. Kaphle (2011) Himalayan gemstones and their prospects in Nepal
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 9 - Silicates|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O|
|Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in  and > coordination|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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