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Mt Sedom, Southern District (HaDarom District), Israel

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° North , 35° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~85km
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


A salt ridge at the southwest end of the Dead Sea, 12 km long and 200 m high. Drilling shows that the salt diapir extends 6,000 m deep.

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Hans Niedermeier (2000) Mineralien Welt, 11, #5, 58-62.
Hilgardite
Formula: Ca2B5O9Cl · H2O
Reference: Anthony, et al (2003) Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 5, p. 288.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
'Halite'3.AA.20NaCl
Group 6 - Borates
'Hilgardite'6.ED.05Ca2B5O9Cl · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 26 - HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Pentaborates
Hilgardite26.5.14.1Ca2B5O9Cl · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HilgarditeCa2B5O9Cl · H2O
BBoron
B HilgarditeCa2B5O9Cl · H2O
OOxygen
O HilgarditeCa2B5O9Cl · H2O
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl HilgarditeCa2B5O9Cl · H2O
CaCalcium
Ca HilgarditeCa2B5O9Cl · H2O

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