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Ain Sefra, Naama Province, Algeriai
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Ain Sefra- not defined -
Naama ProvinceProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 45' North , 0° 35' West
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PlacePopulationDistance
Aïn Sefra63,420 (2012)0.0km


Redbed-type copper deposit, hosted in green argillite and sandstone.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location
Atlas Mountains, North AfricaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Antonio Borrelli.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Open-File Report 03-107
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Open-File Report 03-107

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
FeIron
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

References

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Caia, J. (1976) Paleogeographical and sedimentological controls of copper, lead, and zinc mineralization in the Lower Cretaceous sandstones of Africa. Economic Geology, 71, 409-422.
Cox, D.P., Lindsey, D.A., Singer, D.A., Moring, B.C., Diggles, M.F. (2003) Sediment-Hosted Copper Deposits of the World: Deposit Models and Database. USGS Open-File Report 03-107.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A%C3%AFn_S%C3%A9fra
Wikidata ID:Q2745712

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