Journal - A preliminary appraisal of Baitadi phosphorite, far western Nepal

A preliminary appraisal of Baitadi phosphorite, far western Nepal

Ramesh Prasad Bashyal

Department of Mines and Geology, Lainchaur, Kathmandu, Nepal

Jour. Nep. Geol. Soc., Vol. 3, Number 1 & 2, 1985, 13-19


Abstract

The phosphorite-bearing Baitadi Carbonate Formation is investigated in the Lesser Himalaya of Far Western Nepal. The formation is divisible into seven different lithological members and the phosphorite horizon is confined in the Massive Cherty Dolomite Member. The results of preliminary prospect’s works are presented.

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