Chashranta

mixed stratabound potash-bearing salt and halokinetic potash-bearing salt in Turkmenistan

Geologic information

CountryTurkmenistan
Location:66.1969, 37.5856
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Site typemineral occurrence
Deposit typemixed stratabound potash-bearing salt and halokinetic potash-bearing salt
Evaporite basinCentral Asia Salt Basin
Basin typeintracratonic basin
Geologic unitGaurdak Fm
Age
Mesozoic
Jurassic
Upper Jurassic
Kimmeridgian-Tithonian
Minimum:Mesozoic-Jurassic-Upper Jurassic-Tithonian
Maximum:Mesozoic-Jurassic-Upper Jurassic-Kimmeridgian
Commodities
Minerals
Potassium minerals:
Other minerals:
Geologic map unit66.1969, 37.5856
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Economic information

Production
StatusNone

Reference information

References

Nokleberg, W.J., Bawiec, W.J., Doebrich, J.L., Lipin, B.R., Miller, R.J., Orris, G.J., and Zientek, M.L., 2005, Geology and nonfuel mineral deposits of Greenland, Europe, Russia, and northern central Asia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report OF 2005-1294D, 173 p., accessed September 6, 2012, at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1294/d/of2005-1294d.pdf.
Rundkvist, D.V., ed., 2001, Mineragenetic map of Russian Federation and adjacent states (within the boundaries of former USSR): Ministry of Natural Resources of Russian Federation, State Research and Development Enterprise "Aerogeologica", 49 p., 1 map on 18 sheets, scale 1:2,500,000.