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Mintaqah Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabiai
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Mintaqah Ash Sharqiyah- not defined -
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Dammam768,602 (2014)
Al Hufūf293,179 (2017)
Al Mubarraz290,802 (2017)
Hafar Al-Batin271,642 (2017)
Al Jubayl237,274 (2017)
Khobar165,799 (2013)


Eastern Province

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Mineral List

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23 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Reference: T. P. Pedersen, SCHWERTMANNITE AND AWARUITE AS ALTERATION PRODUCTS IN IRON METEORITES. 62nd Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Bob Massey micromount collection, # GRM 613
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Reference: Wlotzka, F. (2005) Cr spinel and chromite as petrogenetic indictors in ordinary chondrites: Equilibrium temperatures of petrologic type 3.7 to 6. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 40 (11): 1673-1702. (Nov 2005).
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gnos, E., Hofmann, B. A., Halawani, M. A., Tarabulsi, Y., Hakeem, M., Al Shanti, M., ... & Ramseyer, K. (2013). The Wabar impact craters, Saudi Arabia, revisited. Meteoritics & planetary science, 48(10), 2000-2014.
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Reference: Meteoritics, Vol. 17, p.179
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Description: Forsterite, sensu strictu, grains (Fo97) present.
Reference: Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pp.
'Glass'
Reference: Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Meteoritics, Vol. 17, p.179
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Meteoritics, Vol. 17, p.179
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Al-Shayea, N. A. (2000). Inherent heterogeneity of sediments in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia—a case study. Engineering geology, 56(3), 305-323.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Maghemite
Formula: Fe3+2O3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Al-Shayea, N. A. (2000). Inherent heterogeneity of sediments in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia—a case study. Engineering geology, 56(3), 305-323.
'Plessite'
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: McCoy, T. J., et al. (1994) Low-FeO Ordinary Chondrites: A Nebular Origin and New Chondrite Parent Body (abstract): Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXV, Abstracts: 865-866. (March 1994).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reevesite
Formula: Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Reference: Gnos, E., Hofmann, B. A., Halawani, M. A., Tarabulsi, Y., Hakeem, M., Al Shanti, M., ... & Ramseyer, K. (2013). The Wabar impact craters, Saudi Arabia, revisited. Meteoritics & planetary science, 48(10), 2000-2014.
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Meteoritics, Vol. 17, p.179
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Wlotzka, F. (2005) Cr spinel and chromite as petrogenetic indictors in ordinary chondrites: Equilibrium temperatures of petrologic type 3.7 to 6. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 40 (11): 1673-1702. (Nov 2005).
Stishovite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gnos, E., Hofmann, B. A., Halawani, M. A., Tarabulsi, Y., Hakeem, M., Al Shanti, M., ... & Ramseyer, K. (2013). The Wabar impact craters, Saudi Arabia, revisited. Meteoritics & planetary science, 48(10), 2000-2014.
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Troilite
Formula: FeS

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Awaruite1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Cohenite1.BA.05Fe3C
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Coesite4.DA.35SiO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Maghemite4.BB.15Fe3+2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Stishovite4.DA.40SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Reevesite5.DA.50Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Glass'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Plessite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

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
Cohenite1.1.16.1Fe3C
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Maghemite4.3.7.1Fe3+2O3
AX2
Stishovite4.4.1.9SiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Reevesite16b.6.3.1Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Glass'-
Iron-Fe
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Plessite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
CCarbon
C CoheniteFe3C
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
C ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
OOxygen
O MaghemiteFe23+O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
O StishoviteSiO2
O CoesiteSiO2
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
AlAluminium
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si StishoviteSiO2
Si CoesiteSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe MaghemiteFe23+O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe CoheniteFe3C
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe IronFe
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
NiNickel
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu

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