Mawi pegmatite, Nilaw-Kolum pegmatite field, Du Ab District, Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan), Afghanistan
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 12' 7'' North , 70° 20' 9'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||35.20194,70.33583|
|Köppen climate type:||Dsb : Warm, dry-summer continental climate|
A gem pegmatite. Located in the Mawi valley, a small western branch of the Kolum valley.
NOTE: The USGS report lists wrong coordinates for this locality.
16 valid minerals.
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23.03 - 66 Ma
|Cenozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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. 
100.5 - 145 Ma
|Early Cretaceous gabbro and monzonite|