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Darreh Zanjir Mine, Taft District, Yazd Province, Iran

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 43' 0'' North , 54° 12' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 31.71667,54.20917
GeoHash:G#: tjws3tcfv
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate


Zn, Pb and Cu sulfide deposit in dolomitized limestones, with well developed oxidation zone. Elevation: 1772 m asl

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: M Nazari collection
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: M Nazari collection
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Reference: M Nazari collection
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (4). - LAPIS, 2, 10, p. 32-35

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Plattnerite'4.DB.05PbO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Aurichalcite'5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Hydrozincite'5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Rosasite'5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
'Smithsonite'5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Celestine'7.AD.35SrSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Linarite'7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Adamite'8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
'Mimetite'8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
'Pyromorphite'8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
'Hemimorphite'9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
'Willemite'9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Plattnerite4.4.1.6PbO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O PlattneritePbO2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
AsArsenic
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb PlattneritePbO2
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

Regional Geology

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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3192960
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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. [154]

Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma



ID: 3338372

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Taft Formation

Description: Thin to meddium-bedded argillaceous limestone and thick-bedded to massive, grey orbitolina bearing limestone

Reference: Sahandi, M.R., and M. Soheili (compilers). 1:1,000,000 scale Bedrock and Structural geology of Iran. National Geoscience Database of Iran. [191]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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