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Borahgana No. 1 W-Sn occurrence, Borahgana (Boraghana; Baraghana), Nesh District (Naish District), Kandahar, Afghanistani
Regional Level Types
Borahgana No. 1 W-Sn occurrenceOccurrence
Borahgana (Boraghana; Baraghana)- not defined -
Nesh District (Naish District)District
KandaharProvince
AfghanistanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° North , 65° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
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Tin-tungsten mineralizations in garnet-pyroxene skarn lenses, occurring in the contact zone between an Oligocene granite and Silurian marble.

NOTE: The reference lists wrong coordinates, placing the locality further south in Shah Wali Kot District.

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
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
'Pyroxene Group'
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 Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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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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