Bakhud Fluorite Deposit (BFD) covers a licensed area of exactly 50.057km squared in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan. The area holds a calculated ore resource of up to 8.8 million metric tons.
BAKHUD FLUORITE DEPOSIT
Geology & Licensed Area
Bakhud Fluorite Deposit is divided in four blocks namely Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Blocks
Established 2010 Leading Mining Company in Afghanistan
Current Production 60000mt/year
Amania Mining started the exploration of Bakhud’s licensed area from May 2013. Base camp, water wells, access roads and other facilities have now been developed around the area.The exploration work team and geologists gained access to historical Soviet Union mining and exploration data,with further validation of geological maps and data, a strategic exploration plan was put in place and executed in 2014.The leased area of Bakhud’s mineral occurrences consist of numerous almost flat lying thin bedded, irregular, lenticular and tabular fluorite beds with large barren zones between them.