muslim bagh (urdu: مسلم باغ ) is a town of killa saifullah district in the balochistan province of pakistan.according to census of 1998 the population of muslim bagh is 70361 (male 37303 and 33058) and 10188 households. muslim bagh was formerly called hindu bagh which is believed to have originated in a garden that was planted here by a hindu saint in ages past.
the first discovery was made at muslim bagh and khanozai in district kila saifullah in 1901. muslim bagh deposits were first discovered by vredenburg during the same period in the course of regional reconnaissance mapping of the province. chromite mining has not been systematic but random and totally disorganised.
chromite from muslim bagh (muslimbagh) zhob district balochistan pakistan. classification: species: chromite: formula: fe 2+ cr 2 3+ o 4: confirmation: validity: believed valid: petrology and geochemistry of gabbros from the muslim bagh ophiolite: implications for their petrogenesis and tectonic setting. journal of himalayan earth
reference: journal of himalayan earth sciences 46(2) (2013 ) 101-112 petrology of the mantle rocks from the muslim bagh ophiolite balochistan pakistan. mohammad ishaq kakar khalid mahmood andrew c. kerr and mehrab khan ⓘ calcite
“presently 300 to 500 tons of chromite are being produced at muslim bagh and khanozai daily. it is taken in trucks to karachi where it is crushed and packed in bags for export to foreign countries.
radon concentration in soil samples collected from chromite mines of khanozai and muslim bagh were measured using cr-39 track detector. the average values of radon concentration in khanozai and muslim bagh chromite mines were found 1.23 ± 0.69 and 1.26 ± 0.08 kbq/m 3 respectively.
presently 300 to 500 tons of chromite are being produced at muslim bagh and khanozai daily. it is taken in trucks to karachi where it is crushed and packed in bags for export to foreign countries
average values of radium activity for khanozai and muslim bagh chromite mines were found 3.02 and 3.09 bq/kg respectively. the values obtained for radon exhalation rate were found below the average value of 57.60 bq/m 2 h recommended by unscear. therefore it is concluded that the mines understudy are safe from health hazards related to radon gas.