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Khor Temiki meteorite, Gash delta, Kassala, Sudani
Regional Level Types
Khor Temiki meteoriteMeteorite Fall Location
Gash delta- not defined -
KassalaState
SudanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 16° North , 36° East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 16.00000,36.00000
GeoHash:G#: sfce50wqu
Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Meteorite Class:Aubrite meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class:Aubrite
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Aroma12,708 (2018)24.9km
Wagar11,950 (2012)27.5km


Enstatite Achondrite: Aubrite, fell -- 18 April 1932.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Theo Ntaflos, Klaus Keil & Horton E. Newson (1988). Khor Temiki: an Enstatite Achondrite with Evidence of Mixing of Metal and Sulfides from Separate Sources. Abstracts of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, vol. 19, p. 870.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hey, M. H. & Easton, A. J. in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31(10):1789-1790 (1967)
Albite var: High Albite
Formula: NaAlSi3O8
Reference: Hey, M. H. & Easton, A. J. in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31(10):1789-1790 (1967)
Clinoenstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Hey, M. H. & Easton, A. J. in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31(10):1789-1790 (1967)
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Theo Ntaflos, Klaus Keil & Horton E. Newson (1988). Khor Temiki: an Enstatite Achondrite with Evidence of Mixing of Metal and Sulfides from Separate Sources. Abstracts of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, vol. 19, p. 870.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Hey, M. H. & Easton, A. J. in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31(10):1789-1790 (1967); Watters, T. R. & Prinz, M (1979) Aubrites - Their origin and relationship to enstatite chondrites. In: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 10th, Houston, Tex., March 19-23, 1979, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A80-23557 08-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1979, p. 1073-1093.
Djerfisherite
Formula: K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Reference: Theo Ntaflos, Klaus Keil & Horton E. Newson (1988). Khor Temiki: an Enstatite Achondrite with Evidence of Mixing of Metal and Sulfides from Separate Sources. Abstracts of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, vol. 19, p. 870.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Hey, M. H. & Easton, A. J. in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31(10):1789-1790 (1967); Watters, T. R. & Prinz, M (1979) Aubrites - Their origin and relationship to enstatite chondrites. In: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 10th, Houston, Tex., March 19-23, 1979, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A80-23557 08-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1979, p. 1073-1093.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Theo Ntaflos, Klaus Keil & Horton E. Newson (1988). Khor Temiki: an Enstatite Achondrite with Evidence of Mixing of Metal and Sulfides from Separate Sources. Abstracts of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, vol. 19, p. 870.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Hey, M. H. & Easton, A. J. in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31(10):1789-1790 (1967); Watters, T. R. & Prinz, M (1979) Aubrites - Their origin and relationship to enstatite chondrites. In: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 10th, Houston, Tex., March 19-23, 1979, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A80-23557 08-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1979, p. 1073-1093.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: A. J. Easton (1986). Studies of Kamacite, Perryite and Schreibersite in E-Chondrites and Aubrites. Meteoritics 21, #1, 79-93.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: A. J. Easton (1986). Studies of Kamacite, Perryite and Schreibersite in E-Chondrites and Aubrites. Meteoritics 21, #1, 79-93.
Niningerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Reference: Robert A. Fogel (1994). Aubrite basalt vitrophyres: High sulfur silicate melts and a snapshot of aubrite formation. Meteoritics 29, #4, 466-467.
Oldhamite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)S
Reference: Hey, M. H. & Easton, A. J. in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31(10):1789-1790 (1967); Watters, T. R. & Prinz, M (1979) Aubrites - Their origin and relationship to enstatite chondrites. In: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 10th, Houston, Tex., March 19-23, 1979, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A80-23557 08-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1979, p. 1073-1093.
Osbornite
Formula: TiN
Reference: Klaus Keil (1969). Titanum distribution in enstatite chondrites and achondrites, and its bearing on their origin. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 7, #3, 243-248.
Roedderite
Formula: (Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Reference: www.meteoritestudies.com/protected_MAYO-BEL.HTM
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Watters, T. R. & Prinz, M (1979) Aubrites - Their origin and relationship to enstatite chondrites. In: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 10th, Houston, Tex., March 19-23, 1979, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A80-23557 08-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1979, p. 1073-1093.
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Watters, T. R. & Prinz, M (1979) Aubrites - Their origin and relationship to enstatite chondrites. In: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 10th, Houston, Tex., March 19-23, 1979, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A80-23557 08-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1979, p. 1073-1093.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Watters, T. R. & Prinz, M (1979) Aubrites - Their origin and relationship to enstatite chondrites. In: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 10th, Houston, Tex., March 19-23, 1979, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A80-23557 08-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1979, p. 1073-1093.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Osbornite1.BC.15TiN
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Daubréelite2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Djerfisherite2.FC.05K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Niningerite2.CD.10(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Oldhamite2.CD.10(Ca,Mg)S
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: High Albite9.FA.35NaAlSi3O8
Clinoenstatite9.DA.10MgSiO3
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Roedderite9.CM.05(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Osbornite1.1.19.1TiN
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Daubréelite2.10.1.11Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Chlor-sulfides
Djerfisherite2.15.2.1K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Roedderite63.2.1a.14(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Clinoenstatite65.1.1.1MgSiO3
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: High Albite-NaAlSi3O8
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Iron-Fe
Niningerite-(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Oldhamite-(Ca,Mg)S

List of minerals for each chemical element

NNitrogen
N OsborniteTiN
OOxygen
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Albite (var: High Albite)NaAlSi3O8
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ClinoenstatiteMgSiO3
O Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: High Albite)NaAlSi3O8
Na Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ClinoenstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Mg Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Mg Niningerite(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
AlAluminium
Al Albite (var: High Albite)NaAlSi3O8
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Albite (var: High Albite)NaAlSi3O8
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ClinoenstatiteMgSiO3
Si Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
S TroiliteFeS
S DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
S DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
S AlabanditeMnS
S Niningerite(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
ClChlorine
Cl DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
KPotassium
K Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
K DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
TiTitanium
Ti OsborniteTiN
CrChromium
Cr DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
FeIron
Fe Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
CuCopper
Cu DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3308965

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 3193150
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone-siltstone

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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