Dashkesan

Dashkesan

 

a town (since 1948); center of Dashkesan Raion, Azerbaijan SSR. Situated in a mountainous district on the Koshkarchai River (a tributary of the Kura) 40 km southwest of Kirovabad, with which it is linked by a highway. Population, 9,000 (1970). Iron ore is mined by the open method, and the town has an ore-dressing combine. An electric railroad runs from the Alabashly station (on the Tbilisi-Baku line) to the mines. The ore is transported primarily by telpher and is used mainly at the metallurgical plant in Rustavi (Georgian SSR).

REFERENCE

Abdurakhmanov. B. Dashkesan. Baku. 1958.

Dashkesan

 

an urban-type settlement in the Dashkesan Raion, Azerbaijan SSR, on the Koshkarchai River (tributary of the Kura River). It is located 47 km southwest of Kirovabad and has a butter and cheese plant.

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This is necessary for the development of alunite mining in Azerbaijan's Dashkesan region," Nabizade said.
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For realization of the Memorandum a workgroup of EZTM geologists and engineers was set up and has already started research work at Dashkesan Filizsaflashdyrma (Dashkesan Mining), which is part of APIK.
ERyVAN (CyHAN)- Armenian armed forces opened fire at positions of the Azerbaijani armed forces from the positions located near the village of Merzili of Aghdam region, Tapgaragoyunlu, Gulustan of Goranboy region, Ashagi Veyselli of Fizuli region and at nameless heights in the territory of Dashkesan region yesterday and last night, Azerbaijani Defence Ministry told Trend on Wednesday.
Dmitriy Belakovskiy of the Fersman Museum had a fine selection of chalcopyrite and epidote specimens from the huge open-pit Dashkesan iron mine near Gyanzha in the southern Caucasus Mountains, Republic of Azerbaijan.
In Azerbaijan, the Dashkesan iron (includes cobalt) and Zaginsky alunite (aluminium) deposits were developed with the establishment of kombinats for refining and primary processing.
Along the wall, Stone Flower (Dovzenko 6, 562, GUS-119590 Moscow, Russia) had a new selection of skarn minerals from the Dashkesan mine in Azerbaijan, as well as a nice selection of rutile, but only as small miniatures, from Kapudjhuk Mountain in Azerbaijan.
ru] from Moscow, and they had a selection of chalcopyrite from the Dashkesan mine in Azerbaijan.
A new lot of white "apatite" crystals found this past August at Dashkesan are, however, being called fluorapatite, and a handful of interesting miniatures were brought to Denver by Anton V.
Some of the recent mining activities of the Stone Flower Company include: Polar Urals--Kechpel for jadeite (1993-1994); Ural Mountains--Kakodino mine for demantoid (1995-1998); Caucasus Mountains, Dashkesan mine, Azerbaijan for quartz, epidote, magnetite, calcite, garnet, and amethyst (1996 to present); Caucasus Mountains, Kapuldzhyk, Azerbaijan for rutile (1999 to present); and Pamir Mountains, Kyrgyzstan for ruby, quartz, and demantoid (1999 to present).
There are also fine specimens from the Dashkesan and Idzhevan deposits in the Caucasus.
The Mineral Cabinet had some heart-shaped contact twins of calcite from Dashkesan, Caucasus Mountains, Azerbaijan.