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Sohar, Al Batinah North, Omani
Regional Level Types
SoharProvince
Al Batinah NorthGovernorate
OmanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude:
24° North , 56° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~105km
Locality type:
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Semail Ophiolite


Bronze age mining.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Haymon, R. M., Koski, R. A., & Abrams, M. J. (1989). Hydrothermal discharge zones beneath massive sulfide deposits mapped in the Oman ophiolite. Geology, 17(6), 531-535.
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Haymon, R. M., Koski, R. A., & Abrams, M. J. (1989). Hydrothermal discharge zones beneath massive sulfide deposits mapped in the Oman ophiolite. Geology, 17(6), 531-535.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Haymon, R. M., Koski, R. A., & Abrams, M. J. (1989). Hydrothermal discharge zones beneath massive sulfide deposits mapped in the Oman ophiolite. Geology, 17(6), 531-535.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Haymon, R. M., Koski, R. A., & Abrams, M. J. (1989). Hydrothermal discharge zones beneath massive sulfide deposits mapped in the Oman ophiolite. Geology, 17(6), 531-535.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ixer, R. A., Alabaster, T., & Pearce, J. A. (1984). Ore petrography and geochemistry of massive sulphide deposits within the Semail ophiolite, Oman. Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy. Section B: Applied Earth Science, 93, 114-124.; Haymon, R. M., Koski, R. A., & Abrams, M. J. (1989). Hydrothermal discharge zones beneath massive sulfide deposits mapped in the Oman ophiolite. Geology, 17(6), 531-535.
Gold
Formula: Au
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Mackinawite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Ixer, R. A., Alabaster, T., & Pearce, J. A. (1984). Ore petrography and geochemistry of massive sulphide deposits within the Semail ophiolite, Oman. Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy. Section B: Applied Earth Science, 93, 114-124.; Haymon, R. M., Koski, R. A., & Abrams, M. J. (1989). Hydrothermal discharge zones beneath massive sulfide deposits mapped in the Oman ophiolite. Geology, 17(6), 531-535.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Carrollite2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Mackinawite2.CC.25(Fe,Ni)9S8
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Mackinawite2.7.2.1(Fe,Ni)9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S SphaleriteZnS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S GalenaPbS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
KPotassium
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CoCobalt
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
NiNickel
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Ni Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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