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El Kelaâ des Sraghna Province, Marrakesh-Safi, Moroccoi
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El Kelaâ des Sraghna ProvinceProvince
Marrakesh-SafiRegion
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12 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Description: Plagioclase Composition —Ab83An10.6Or6.4.
Reference: Chennaoui Aoudjehane, H., Jambon, A., Bourot Denise, M. & Rochette, P. (2006) The Benguerir meteorite: Report and description of a new Moroccan fall: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(8,Suppl): A231-S237. (Aug 2006).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: John Rakovan
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Eberhardt William Heinrich (1958) Mineralogy and geology of radioactive raw materials p478
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Chennaoui Aoudjehane, H., Jambon, A., Bourot Denise, M. & Rochette, P. (2006) The Benguerir meteorite: Report and description of a new Moroccan fall: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(8,Suppl): A231-S237. (Aug 2006).; Gattacceca, J. et al. (2011) Low temperature magnetic transition of chromite in ordinary chondrites: Geophysical Research Letters 38 (10). (May 2011). [Online Journal].
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Chennaoui Aoudjehane, H., Jambon, A., Bourot Denise, M. & Rochette, P. (2006) The Benguerir meteorite: Report and description of a new Moroccan fall: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(8,Suppl): A231-S237. (Aug 2006).
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Description: Clinopyroxene Composition —Fs10En47Wo43.
Reference: Chennaoui Aoudjehane, H., Jambon, A., Bourot Denise, M. & Rochette, P. (2006) The Benguerir meteorite: Report and description of a new Moroccan fall: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(8,Suppl): A231-S237. (Aug 2006).
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Description: Olivine composition Fa29±1 (Met. Bull.#89), Fa30.5 (Chennaoui Aoudjehane et al.).
Reference: Russell, S.S. et al. (2005) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, 2005 September: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 40: A201-A2005. (Sept 2005).; Chennaoui Aoudjehane, H., Jambon, A., Bourot Denise, M. & Rochette, P. (2006) The Benguerir meteorite: Report and description of a new Moroccan fall: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(8,Suppl): A231-S237. (Aug 2006).
Francevillite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Reference: W.Paar (1974)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: On quartz specimens field-collected by Mark Mauthner.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Chennaoui Aoudjehane, H., Jambon, A., Bourot Denise, M. & Rochette, P. (2006) The Benguerir meteorite: Report and description of a new Moroccan fall: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(8,Suppl): A231-S237. (Aug 2006).
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Chennaoui Aoudjehane, H., Jambon, A., Bourot Denise, M. & Rochette, P. (2006) The Benguerir meteorite: Report and description of a new Moroccan fall: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(8,Suppl): A231-S237. (Aug 2006).
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: On quartz specimens field-collected by Mark Mauthner.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: On quartz specimens field-collected by Mark Mauthner.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Chennaoui Aoudjehane, H., Jambon, A., Bourot Denise, M. & Rochette, P. (2006) The Benguerir meteorite: Report and description of a new Moroccan fall: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(8,Suppl): A231-S237. (Aug 2006).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rui Nunes 08April2006
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jean Dehaye collection
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Yves Masson collection
Quartz var: Iris Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Specimen in Spirifer Society Collection, Poland
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: On quartz specimens field-collected by Mark Mauthner.
'Strawberry Quartz'
Reference: Yves Masson
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Chennaoui Aoudjehane, H., Jambon, A., Bourot Denise, M. & Rochette, P. (2006) The Benguerir meteorite: Report and description of a new Moroccan fall: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(8,Suppl): A231-S237. (Aug 2006).
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Description: Locally deformed and polycrystalline in veinlets.
Reference: Chennaoui Aoudjehane, H., Jambon, A., Bourot Denise, M. & Rochette, P. (2006) The Benguerir meteorite: Report and description of a new Moroccan fall: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(8,Suppl): A231-S237. (Aug 2006).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Francevillite4.HB.15Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Iris Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Strawberry Quartz'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Francevillite40.2a.27.1Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Iron-Fe
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Iris Quartz-SiO2
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Strawberry Quartz'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Iris Quartz)SiO2
O FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O HematiteFe2O3
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Iris Quartz)SiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
V FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
BaBarium
Ba FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O

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