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Hodh el Gharbi Region, Mauritania

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8 valid minerals.

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'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Augite var: Ferroaugite
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'IIAB iron meteorite'
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Polymict breccia diogenite meteorite'
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
'Silica'
Troilite
Formula: FeS

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Anorthite'9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
var: Bytownite9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
var: Ferroaugite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Clinopyroxene Subgroup-
Fayalite-Forsterite Series-
IIAB iron meteorite-
Orthopyroxene Subgroup-
Polymict breccia diogenite meteorite-
Silica-

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)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
var: Bytownite-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Augite
var: Ferroaugite
-(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'IIAB iron meteorite'-
Iron-Fe
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Polymict breccia diogenite meteorite'-
'Silica'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
NaSodium
Na Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
SiSilicon
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
CaCalcium
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe IronFe
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe TroiliteFeS
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P

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