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Jabal Al Hasawinah, Wadi Al Shatii' District (Ash Shati District), Libyai
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Jabal Al Hasawinah- not defined -
Wadi Al Shatii' District (Ash Shati District)District
LibyaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 15' North , 14° 0' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 28.25000,14.00000
GeoHash:G#: sm1bwwf2p
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Poikilitic eudialyte outcrops in a strongly peralkaline phonolitic cumulo-dome, in Jabal Al Hasawinah (a mountain range(?)).

Located in Baladiyat ash Shati' district (prior to changing district system).

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Oun, K. M. (1991): On the poikilitic nature of Jabal Al Hasawinah eudialyte. Mineralogical Magazine 55, 543-547.
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Reference: Oun, K. M. (1991): On the poikilitic nature of Jabal Al Hasawinah eudialyte. Mineralogical Magazine 55, 543-547.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Oun, K. M. (1991): On the poikilitic nature of Jabal Al Hasawinah eudialyte. Mineralogical Magazine 55, 543-547.
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Oun, K. M. (1991): On the poikilitic nature of Jabal Al Hasawinah eudialyte. Mineralogical Magazine 55, 543-547.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Eudialyte9.CO.10Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups with mixed ring types
Eudialyte64.1.1.1Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
OOxygen
O EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
NaSodium
Na EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
SiSilicon
Si EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
ClChlorine
Cl EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
KPotassium
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
MnManganese
Mn EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
FeIron
Fe EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2

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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Ordovician - Cambrian
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3307328

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

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

Ordovician - Cambrian
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187844
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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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Oun, K.M. (1991) On the poikilitic nature of Jabal Al Hasawinah eudialyte. Mineralogical Magazine, 55, 543-547.


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