Ladjuar Medam (Lajur Madan)


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Afghanistan / Badachshan (Badakhshan; Badahsan), Provinz / Kuran va Munjan, Bezirk / Kokscha-Tal / Sar-e-Sang / Ladjuar Medam (Lajur Madan)


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Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e-Sang, Kokscha-Tal, Kuran va Munjan, Badachshan, AF
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Minerals (Count: 44)

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Lazurite crystals in matrix rock, Ladjuar Medam, Koksha Valley (Kokscha; Kokcha), Badakhshan (Badakshan; Badahsan) Province, Afghanistan; Size 120 x 78 x 83 mm

Collection: pegmatite
Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2009-06-19
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Afghanite specimen, from Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan; Size 92 x 78 x 49 mm

Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2018-11-07
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Lasurit - Rhombendodekaeder
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Lasurit - Rhombendodekaeder

Größe: 50x41x31 mm; Fundort: Ladjuar Madan, Sar-e-Sang, Bezirk Kuran va Munjan, Provinz Badakshan, Afghanistan; Ex Wolfgang Henkel Sammlung

Copyright: Dan Weinrich
Contribution: slugslayer 2011-09-18
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Rocks (Count: 5)

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Reference- and Source indication, Literature


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  • Maiorov, A.N., Suderkin, A.I., and Krepoy, M.E. (1965): Report by the Survey and Prospecting Team on the results obtained in 1963-1964 at the lapis-lazuli occurrences of Afghanistan. Kabul, Rec. Off., DGMS.
  • Bariand, P., Cesbron, F., Giraud, R. (1968). Afghanit. Bull.Soc.fr.Min.Crist., 91, 34-42. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Guastoni, A. & Demartin, F. (2002): Hervorragender Neufund: Tiefblaue-Afghanit-Kristalle von Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan. Lapis 27 (6), 22-23.
  • Peters, S.G., Ludington, S.D., Orris, G.J., Sutphin, D.M., and Bliss, J.D., eds. (2007): Preliminary Non-Fuel Mineral Resource Assessment of Afghanistan. USGS Open–File Rep.. 07-1214.
  • Weiss, S. (2009): Nephelin statt Skapolith- die schönsten Kristalle aus Afghanistan! Lapis 34 (12): 6.
  • Parodi, G.C., Ferraris, C., Pont, S., Miska, S., Farges, F. & Camara, F. (2010): Wurtzite-2H manganesifera di Lajur Madana, Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan, Koksha Valley, Afghanistan. Riv. Min. Ital., 2, 110-12.
  • Moore, T.P., Woodside, R.W.M., (2014): The Sar-e-Sang Lapis Mines, Kuran Wa Munjan district, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. Min. Rec. 45 (3), 280-336.
  • Karine M. Renaud (2015). AFGHANISTAN. The Mineral Industry of Afghanistan. Minerals Yearbook. U.S. Dep. Interior u. U.S. Geol. Survey.