Ghursalak Mine (Ghur Salak Mine; Gursalak Mine; Guskak Mine), Chapa Dara District, Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||34° 57' 30'' North , 70° 44' 25'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||34.95833,70.74028|
|Köppen climate type:||Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate|
A group of several Be-Ta-Nb-Sn-rich pegmatite dykes, hosted in the contact zone between Early Cretaceous gabbro and diorite. Individual dykes are up to 700 m long and up to 4 m thick
"Guskak" appears to be a mis-nomer.
3 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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100.5 - 145 Ma
|Early Cretaceous gabbro and monzonite|
541 - 2500 Ma
|Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)
Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.