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Adh Dhahirah, Omani
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Adh DhahirahGovernorate
OmanCountry

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PlacePopulation
‘Ibrī101,640 (2010)
Yanqul16,599 (2018)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Az Zahirah Region
Other Languages:
Arabic:
الظاهرة, سلطنة عمان
French:
Adh-Dhahira, Oman
German:
Az-Zahira, Oman
Italian:
Governatorato di al-Zahira, Oman
Russian:
Эз-Захира, Оман
Simplified Chinese:
扎希拉省, 阿曼
Spanish:
Gobernación de Ad Dhahirah, Omán
Basque:
Ad Dhahirah, Oman
Catalan:
Dhahirah, Oman
Cebuano:
Az̧ Z̧āhirah, Oman
Czech:
Ad-Zahíra, Omán
Dutch:
Az Zahirah, Oman
Farsi/Persian:
استان ظاهره, عمان
Finnish:
Al-Zahira, Oman
Hindi:
अज़ ज़ाहिराह मुहाफ़ज़ाह, ओमान
Hungarian:
Záhira régió, Omán
Indonesian:
Kegubernuran Azh-Zhahirah, Oman
Japanese:
ザーヒラ行政区, オマーン
Korean:
다히라 주, 오만
Lithuanian:
Dahiros regionas, Omanas
Norwegian:
Ad Dhahirah, Oman
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Ad Dhahirah guvernement, Oman
Polish:
Muhafazat az-Zahira, Oman
Portuguese:
Ad Dhahirah, Omã
Swahili:
Ad Dhahirah, Omani
Turkish:
Ez Zahira valiliği, Umman
Ukrainian:
Ез-Захіра, Оман
Urdu:
محافظہ الظاہرہ, سلطنت عمان


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Detailed Mineral List:

Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Hannington, M. D., Galley, A. G., Herzig, P. M., & Petersen, S. (1998). 28. COMPARISON OF THE TAG MOUND AND STOCKWORK COMPLEX WITH CYPRUS-TYPE MASSIVE SULFIDE DEPOSITS1. In Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program: Scientific Results (Vol. 158, p. 389). The Program.
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Pracejus, B., Al-Ansari, A., & Al-Battashi, H. (2017). Cyanobacterial mineralisation of posnjakite (Cu4 (SO4)(OH) 6· H2O) in Cu-rich acid mine drainage at Yanqul, northern Oman. Chemie der Erde-Geochemistry.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Hannington, M. D., Galley, A. G., Herzig, P. M., & Petersen, S. (1998). 28. COMPARISON OF THE TAG MOUND AND STOCKWORK COMPLEX WITH CYPRUS-TYPE MASSIVE SULFIDE DEPOSITS1. In Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program: Scientific Results (Vol. 158, p. 389). The Program.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Magnesioferrite
Formula: MgFe3+2O4
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Pracejus, B., Al-Ansari, A., & Al-Battashi, H. (2017). Cyanobacterial mineralisation of posnjakite (Cu4 (SO4)(OH) 6· H2O) in Cu-rich acid mine drainage at Yanqul, northern Oman. Chemie der Erde-Geochemistry.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: Pracejus, B., Al-Ansari, A., & Al-Battashi, H. (2017). Cyanobacterial mineralisation of posnjakite (Cu4 (SO4)(OH) 6· H2O) in Cu-rich acid mine drainage at Yanqul, northern Oman. Chemie der Erde-Geochemistry.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Hannington, M. D., Galley, A. G., Herzig, P. M., & Petersen, S. (1998). 28. COMPARISON OF THE TAG MOUND AND STOCKWORK COMPLEX WITH CYPRUS-TYPE MASSIVE SULFIDE DEPOSITS1. In Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program: Scientific Results (Vol. 158, p. 389). The Program.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Awaruite1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnesioferrite4.BB.05MgFe3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Posnjakite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Awaruite1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnesioferrite7.2.2.1MgFe3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
MgMagnesium
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS

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