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Djebel Hammimat Mine, Ain Babouche District, Oum el Bouaghi Province, Algeriai
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Djebel Hammimat MineMine
Ain Babouche DistrictDistrict
Oum el Bouaghi ProvinceProvince
AlgeriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 58' 47'' North , 7° 10' 43'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Oum el Bouaghi100,821 (2018)13.0km
Aïn Fakroun68,433 (2012)27.4km
Aïn Beïda105,765 (2013)28.1km
’Aïn Abid29,486 (2018)35.1km
Sedrata53,318 (2012)36.0km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Djebel Hammimat


Discovered in 1845, the Djebel Hammimat Mine (not Haminate) was the first antimony deposit worked in Algeria.
The mine is located 90 km SW of Constantine and has been worked until the middle of 20th century.
Djebel Hammimat is the type locality for sénarmontite, antimony oxide dimorph of valentinite. Sénarmontite was the main part of the ore.

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


7 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: BARRAL, J.P. (2013): Nador n'Bails - Djebel Hammimat. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 102, 5-22.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Chris Emproto Collection
Kermesite
Formula: Sb2S2O
Reference: BARRAL, J.P. (2013): Nador n'Bails - Djebel Hammimat. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 102, 5-22.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: BARRAL, J.P. (2013): Nador n'Bails - Djebel Hammimat. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 102, 5-22.
Senarmontite (TL)
Formula: Sb2O3
Type Locality:
Habit: octahedrons
Colour: gray
Reference: Acta Crystallographica,B31,2016(1975)
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Reference: BARRAL, J.P. (2013): Nador n'Bails - Djebel Hammimat. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 102, 5-22.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: BARRAL, J.P. (2013): Nador n'Bails - Djebel Hammimat. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 102, 5-22.
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: BARRAL, J.P. (2013): Nador n'Bails - Djebel Hammimat. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 102, 5-22.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Kermesite2.FD.05Sb2S2O
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Senarmontite (TL)4.CB.50Sb2O3
'Stibiconite'4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Oxysulfides
Kermesite2.13.1.1Sb2S2O
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Senarmontite (TL)4.3.9.2Sb2O3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Stibiconite'44.1.1.1Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O SenarmontiteSb2O3
O BaryteBaSO4
O KermesiteSb2S2O
O StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
O ValentiniteSb2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S KermesiteSb2S2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S StibniteSb2S3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
SbAntimony
Sb SenarmontiteSb2O3
Sb KermesiteSb2S2O
Sb StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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Barral, J.P. (2013) Nador n'Bails - Djebel Hammimat. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 102, 5-22.

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