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Sebdou, Tlemcen Province, Algeriai
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Sebdou- not defined -
Tlemcen ProvinceProvince

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 38' 22'' North , 1° 19' 56'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
Sebdou41,146 (2012)0.3km
Mansoûra52,285 (2012)24.7km
Tlemcen132,341 (2018)26.6km
Beni Mester19,808 (2012)27.0km
Chetouane39,913 (2012)31.5km

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Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location
Atlas Mountains, North AfricaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Description: Occurs as a cave deposit.
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 686.; F. A. Bannister and Miss Hilda Bennett (1947) Whitlockite from Sebdou, Oran, Algeria. Mineralogical Magazine 28:29-30

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification


List of minerals for each chemical element

H WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
O WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Mg WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
P WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Ca WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)


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Palache, C., Berman, H., Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 686.
Bannister, F.A., Bennett, Miss Hilda (1947) Whitlockite from Sebdou, Oran, Algeria. Mineralogical Magazine, 28, 29-30.

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