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Hammam-Zriba Mine, Zriba-Village, Zaghouan Governorate, Tunisia
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Hammam-Zriba Mine, Zriba-Village, Zaghouan Governorate, Tunisia

Photo: Stephen Moreton
A fluorspar-barite-Pb-Zn mine, owned by Soc. Minière de Spath Fluor et de Barytine.

Cenozoic fluorite mineralization : cementation under 115b/130°C fluid conditions ; hydrothermal solution rising from underlying Triassic series, along horsts and grabens.

NOTE: Many of the well-crystallized "Barite" specimens from here, marketed from 1998 onwards, are actually Celestite, as proven by several EDS analyses and density measurements, by Dr. Bob Housley and John Attard, among others.

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12 entries listed. 12 valid minerals.

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- Mining Annual Review (1985): 402 (462?).
- Power, T. (1986) Industrial Minerals 226, 20-27.
- Bouhlel, S., Fortuné, J.P., Guilhaumou, N., and Touray, J.C. (1988): Les minéralisations stratiformes a F-Ba de Hammam Zriba-Jebel Guebli (Tunisie nord-orientale): l'apport des études d'inclusions fluides à la modélisation génétique. Mineralium Deposita 23, 166-173.
- Souissi, F., Dandurand, J.L., and Fortuné, J.P. (1997): Thermal and chemical evolution of fluids during fluorite deposition in the Zaghouan province, north-eastern Tunesia. Mineralium Deposita 32, 257-270.
- Geofluids 3(2), 103 (2003).

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