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Dead Sea, Southern District (HaDarom District), Israeli
Regional Level Types
Dead SeaSea
Southern District (HaDarom District)District
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Halite encrustation on the shoreline of the Dead Sea

Dead Sea, Southern District, Israel
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Shoreline of the Dead Sea

Dead Sea, Southern District, Israel
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Halite encrustation on the shoreline of the Dead Sea

Dead Sea, Southern District, Israel
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Shoreline of the Dead Sea

Dead Sea, Southern District, Israel
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Halite encrustation on the shoreline of the Dead Sea

Dead Sea, Southern District, Israel
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
31° 26' 59'' North , 35° 22' 59'' East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~0km
Locality type:


Hypersaline lake (33.7% salinity) bordering Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west.
Located 423 metres (1,388 ft) below sea level.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

8 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Barioferrite (TL)
Formula: BaFe3+12O19
Type Locality:
Reference: IMA Approvals - July 2009
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Murashko, M. et al (2010) Zapiski RMO, 139, 3, 22-30.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Murashko, M. et al (2010) Zapiski RMO, 139, 3, 22-30.
'Ellestadite'
Reference: Gross S (1984) Occurrence of ye'elimite and ellestadite in an unusual cobble from the "pseudo-conglomerate" of the Hatrurim basin, Israel. Geological Survey of Israel Current Research, 1-4
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Sea
Larnite
Formula: Ca2SiO4
Reference: Gross S (1984) Occurrence of ye'elimite and ellestadite in an unusual cobble from the "pseudo-conglomerate" of the Hatrurim basin, Israel. Geological Survey of Israel Current Research, 1-4
Maghemite
Formula: (Fe3+0.670.33)Fe3+2O4
Reference: Murashko, M. et al (2010) Zapiski RMO, 139, 3, 22-30.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Murashko, M. et al (2010) Zapiski RMO, 139, 3, 22-30.
Ye'elimite (TL)
Formula: Ca4Al6(SO4)O12
Type Locality:
Reference: Gross S (1984) Occurrence of ye'elimite and ellestadite in an unusual cobble from the "pseudo-conglomerate" of the Hatrurim basin, Israel. Geological Survey of Israel Current Research, 1-4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Barioferrite (TL)4.CC.45BaFe3+12O19
Maghemite4.BB.15(Fe3+0.670.33)Fe3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Ye'elimite (TL)7.BC.15Ca4Al6(SO4)O12
Group 9 - Silicates
Larnite9.AD.05Ca2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ellestadite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Maghemite4.3.7.1(Fe3+0.670.33)Fe3+2O4
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB12X19
Barioferrite (TL)7.4.3.4BaFe3+12O19
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Larnite51.5.1.1Ca2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Ellestadite'-
Ye'elimite (TL)-Ca4Al6(SO4)O12

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Ye'elimiteCa4Al6(SO4)O12
O BarioferriteBaFe123+O19
O LarniteCa2SiO4
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Maghemite(Fe3+0.670.33)Fe23+O4
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
AlAluminium
Al Ye'elimiteCa4Al6(SO4)O12
SiSilicon
Si LarniteCa2SiO4
SSulfur
S Ye'elimiteCa4Al6(SO4)O12
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
CaCalcium
Ca Ye'elimiteCa4Al6(SO4)O12
Ca LarniteCa2SiO4
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe BarioferriteBaFe123+O19
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Maghemite(Fe3+0.670.33)Fe23+O4
BaBarium
Ba BarioferriteBaFe123+O19
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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