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Dara-i-Pech pegmatite field (Darra-i-Pech; Darra-e-Pech; Pech; Peech; Page), Chapa Dara District, Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 57' 10'' North , 70° 49' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.95278,70.81972
GeoHash:G#: tw4qgdcqe
Locality type:Pegmatite Field
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Be-Nb-Ta-Li-rich pegmatites, hosted in a variety of lithologies. There are two types of pegmatites found within the ore field: (1) large albitized microcline pegmatites with beryl, and (2) spodumene-albite pegmatites with complex Li-Be mineralization.

Please note that Pech, Peech and Dara-i-Pech (also spelled Darra-i-Pech, Darrah Pech, and sometimes Page) are the same place. "Dara" means "valley", so in English the location name is "Pech Valley". Likewise, specimens labelled as coming from Dara-i-Pech do not necessarily come from this pegmatite field, but may originate from any place in the Pech valley. This area includes Chapa Dara, Dara-i-Pech, Wata Pur and Asadabad Districts in Konar Province, as well as Wama District in Nuristan Province.

Further note that many Afghanis will still use the name "Nuristan" in a traditional sense, to mean all of northeastern Afghanistan. This traditional meaning of the place name "Nuristan" is not to be confused with the current Nuristan Province, which covers only a portion of "Nuristan" in the traditional sense. Moreover, there also exists a Nuristan District, which covers a minor part of southern Nuristan Province.


The grid reference is centered on the field.

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Dara-i-Pech pegmatite field, Chapa Dara District, Konar Province, Afghanistan
Dara-i-Pech (Darra-i-Pech; Darra-e-Pech; Pech; Peech; Page) pegmatite field, Chapa Dara District, Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimens
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: various photographs
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
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
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 var: Goshenite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: various photographs
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: various photographs; various photographs
Beryllonite
Formula: NaBePO4
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen
'Biotite'
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Chloritoid
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Reference: Herb Obodda
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: FeNb2O6
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Reference: Jesse Fisher specimen
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluornatromicrolite
Formula: (Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
Reference: Rob Lavinsky photo
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bill Bunn specimen
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Reference: various added photos
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Van King
'Lepidolite'
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(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
'Pegmatite'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Pezzottaite
Formula: Cs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Herb Obodda
Pollucite
Formula: (Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
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
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
'Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Scapolite'
Reference: various photographs
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Spodumene var: Kunzite
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: MnTa2O6
Reference: Jesse Fisher specimen
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Tungstibite
Formula: Sb3+2WO6
Reference: http://webmineral.ru/minerals/image.php?id=3065
Viitaniemiite
Formula: Na(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3
Reference: Herb Obodda
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: various photographs

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35FeNb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Fluornatromicrolite4.DH.15(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35MnTa2O6
Tungstibite4.DE.15Sb3+2WO6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beryllonite8.AA.10NaBePO4
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylherderite8.BA.10CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Viitaniemiite8.BL.15Na(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Goshenite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Chloritoid9.AF.85(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pezzottaite9.CJ.60Cs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
Pollucite9.GB.05(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
var: Kunzite9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Biotite-
Columbite-Tantalite-
Indicolite-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Lepidolite-
Pegmatite-
Rubellite-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Scapolite-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2FeNb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3MnTa2O6
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
ABXO4
Beryllonite38.1.5.1NaBePO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Viitaniemiite41.3.5.1Na(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Hydroxylherderite41.5.4.2CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
A2XO4
Tungstibite48.2.3.1Sb3+2WO6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Chloritoid52.3.3.1(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Pollucite77.1.1.2(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Goshenite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
Fluornatromicrolite-(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Lepidolite'-
'Pegmatite'-
Pezzottaite-Cs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
'Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Scapolite'-
Spodumene
var: Kunzite
-LiAlSi2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H ViitaniemiiteNa(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Li PezzottaiteCs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylloniteNaBePO4
Be Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Be Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be PezzottaiteCs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B RubelliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O BerylloniteNaBePO4
O Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
O Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
O Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
O IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PezzottaiteCs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
O Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RubelliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O TungstibiteSb23+WO6
O ViitaniemiiteNa(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F ViitaniemiiteNa(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na BerylloniteNaBePO4
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
Na Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na ViitaniemiiteNa(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PezzottaiteCs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
Al Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al ViitaniemiiteNa(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Spodumene (var: Kunzite)LiAlSi2O6
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PezzottaiteCs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
Si Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P BerylloniteNaBePO4
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
P ViitaniemiiteNa(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Ca ViitaniemiiteNa(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3
MnManganese
Mn Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
Mn ViitaniemiiteNa(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3
FeIron
Fe Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
Fe Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
Nb Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
SbAntimony
Sb TungstibiteSb23+WO6
CsCaesium
Cs PezzottaiteCs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
Cs Pollucite(Cs,Na)2(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
TaTantalum
Ta Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Ta Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
WTungsten
W TungstibiteSb23+WO6
BiBismuth
Bi Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F

References

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Narodniy, V.M. and Shwarkov, S.L. (1965) Report on the results of survey and prospecting for beryl carried out in 1963-64 in the eastern part of Afghanistan with the reserves assessment of the Darrahe Pech rare metal-bearing pegmatite deposit. Kabul, Rec. Off. DCMS, 1965.
Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110.

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  • Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan)
    • Chapa Dara District
      • Dara-i-Pech pegmatite field (Darra-i-Pech; Darra-e-Pech; Pech; Peech; Page)

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