Assessment tract permissive of mixed stratabound potash-bearing salt and halokinetic potash-bearing salt in India-Pakistan
|Deposit type||mixed stratabound potash-bearing salt and halokinetic potash-bearing salt|
|Basin type||continental rift basin|
|Geologic unit||Hanseran Evaporite Group-Salt Range Formation|
|Tectonic setting||divergent margin|
[no defined epoch]-Cambrian Series 2
|Notes:||Extent of area underlain by Neoproterozoic potash-bearing salt and salt structures.|
|Known K sites?||Yes|
|Quality of information||C: Commonly less than twenty sources of information are available, and detailed information is limited or much of the information is not tied to specific location.|
|Assessors||Team E: Mark D. Cocker, Greta J. Orris -- team lead, Gregory T. Spanski, Jeffrey C. Wynn (USGS)|
|Qualitative assessment||R6: Tract is unlikely to be developed based on the available data in the opinion of the assessors; very little positive information exists.|
|Tract delineation||The Nagaur tract consists of an area underlain by Neoproterozoic potash-bearing salt and salt structures as determined using the geologic maps of Pakistan (Qureshi and others, 1993) and Rajasthan (Kumar and Chandra, 2005) in conjunction with a generalized diagram showing the distribution of the salt (Kumar and Bakliwal, 2005).|
|Comments||Reported potash mineralization is low grade and continuity is uncertain; very little information for most of the tract.|
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