pargasite


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pargasite

(ˈpɑːɡəˌsaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a dark green inosilicate mineral, named after Pargas in Finland where it was first described in 1814
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Gemstones like Emerald of Swat, Rubies of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Hunza-Ishkoman, Gilgit, Pink-Topaz of Katlang-Mardan, Aquamarine and Tourmaline of Gilgit and Chitral, Peridot of Kohistan and Pargasite of Hunza needs appropriate branding.
The wide-range of gemstones including sapphires from Kashmir, emeralds from Swat, rubies from the northern areas and pink topazes from Katlang, Mardan, and good quality zircon, different varieties of quartz, aquamarine, tourmaline, sphene, spinel, zoisite apatite, epidote, morganite, garnet, scapolite, clino zoisite, xenotime, bastnaesite, peridot, nephrite, serpentine, red agate, diopside, pargasite, amethyst, scheelite, pollucite, chrome diopside and kunzite are found in mountainous belt from South Waziristan to Chitral, makes the country significant in the mineral world.
He said Pakistan is blessed with vast natural reserves of precious and semi-precious coloured gemstones, including ruby, emerald, tourmaline, garnet, topaz, peridot, aquamarine, spinel, pargasite,
It can be classified as pargasite, magnesiohastingsite, magnesiohornblende and kaersutite (following Leake et al.
Pakistan is blessed with vast natural reserves of precious, semi-precious and coloured gemstones, including ruby, sapphire, emerald, tourmaline garnet, topaz, peridot, aquamarine, spinel, pargasite, diopsite, moonstone, serpentine, jade, epidote, pink beryl (morganite), goshnite, sphene, zoisite, turquoise, epitite, agite and almost all known varieties of quartz.
UBAIDULLAH QADRI: Pakistan has enormous wealth of expensive gems such as ruby, emerald, tourmaline, garnet, topaz, peridot, aquamarine, spinel, pargasite, diopside, moonstone, pink topaz, sapphire, zircon, feldspar, agate, serpentine jade, epidote, pink beryl (morganite), purple beryl, sphene, zoisite, lapis lazuli, turquoise, and kunzite etc.
The volcanics in Bhm where least altered are petrographically basanite and alkali- basalt contain phenocrysts of olivine and augite with a groundmass consisting of plagioclase, pargasite, phlogopite and opaque and glassy material.
Facing you as you walk into the first gallery is a large picture called Skin of Graphite, Reflection of pargasite (2004), made up of four drawings in graphite on black paper mounted on canvas, which has an impressive brooding power.
There was also a number of specimens with a green amphibole that was probably pargasite or edenite.
A more precise Ar/Ar dating for primary titanian pargasite of 270 [+ or -] 2 Ma of the same rocks was interpreted as the minimum emplacement age of these dyke rocks by Kosler et al.
These are Emerald of Swat, Rubies of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Hunza-Ishkoman, Gilgit, Pink-Topaz of Katlang-Mardan, Aquamarine and Tourmaline of Gilgit and Chitral, Peridot of Kohistan and Pargasite of Hunza, " they said adding that all these gems have beautiful attractive colours, excellent crystal clarity and a range of size as well as weight, meeting any international standard.
Mohsin said Pakistan is blessed with vast natural reserves of precious, semi precious and colored gemstones, including ruby, sapphire, emerald, tourmaline garnet, topaz, peridot, aquamarine, spinal, pargasite, diopsite, moonstone, serpentine, jade, epidote, pink beryl (morganite), goshnite, sphene, zoisite, turquoise, epitite, agite etc and almost all known varieties of quartz.