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Hematite occurrence, Nador, Nador Province, Oriental, Moroccoi
Regional Level Types
Hematite occurrenceOccurrence
Nador- not defined -
Nador ProvinceProvince
OrientalRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° North , 2° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~5km
Locality type:


The well known Nador hematites come from a small rhyolite quarry very near the community of Nador, on the road to Melilla. (These hematites are sometimes mislabelled as being from "Ouichane" or "Jebel Ouichane", the nearby baryte locality.)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Cook, R. B. (1998). Connoisseur's Choice: Hematite Cavradi, Switzerland. Rocks & Minerals, 73(3), 206-208.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Karel Bal Collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Steve Hardinger specimens

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

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Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location

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