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Preliminary Assessment of Non-Fuel Mineral Resources of Afghanistan, 2007

Estimates of known and undiscovered copper resources total nearly 60 million metric tons of copper. Iron resources in known deposits total 2200 million metric tons of ore. Twenty mineralized areas meriting further study were identified.

by U.S. Geological Survey
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007-3063
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Aluminum, Barium, Building stone resources, Carbon, Chromium, Copper, Economic geology, Fluorine, Gold, Iron, Lead, Mercury, Metallic mineral resources, Natural resource assessment, Potassium, Rare earth elements, Sulfur, Tin, Tungsten, Zinc, Mineral deposit areas
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