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Kavir-e-Sagand, Saghand (Sagand; Saqand), Yazd Province, Iran

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 32' 15'' North , 55° 15' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 32.53750,55.25556
GeoHash:G#: tjz3177be
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Kavir-e-Sagand is the "minerals deposit area" located near Saghand (north of Yazd).

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Kavir-e-Sagand, Saghand, Yazd Province, Iran

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Alum-(K)
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.; Bariand, P., Berthelon, J. P., Cesbron, F. & Sadrzadeh, M. (1973): New aluminum sulfate hydrate, khademite of Saghand (Iran). Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Académie des Sciences, Série C, 277, 1585-1588 (in French).
Amarantite
Formula: Fe3+2(SO4)2O · 7H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.; Bariand, P., Berthelon, J. P., Cesbron, F. & Sadrzadeh, M. (1973): New aluminum sulfate hydrate, khademite of Saghand (Iran). Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Académie des Sciences, Série C, 277, 1585-1588 (in French).
Butlerite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.; Bariand, P., Berthelon, J. P., Cesbron, F. & Sadrzadeh, M. (1973): New aluminum sulfate hydrate, khademite of Saghand (Iran). Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Académie des Sciences, Série C, 277, 1585-1588 (in French).
Cadwaladerite
Formula: AlCl(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Vincent Bourgoin
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.; Bariand, P., Berthelon, J. P., Cesbron, F. & Sadrzadeh, M. (1973): New aluminum sulfate hydrate, khademite of Saghand (Iran). Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Académie des Sciences, Série C, 277, 1585-1588 (in French).
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Bariand, P., Berthelon, J. P., Cesbron, F. & Sadrzadeh, M. (1973): New aluminum sulfate hydrate, khademite of Saghand (Iran). Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Académie des Sciences, Série C, 277, 1585-1588 (in French).
Khademite (TL)
Formula: Al(SO4)F · 5H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Berthelon, J. P., Cesbron, F. & Sadrzadeh, M. (1973): New aluminum sulfate hydrate, khademite of Saghand (Iran). Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Académie des Sciences, Série C, 277, 1585-1588 (in French).; AM 66 (1981), 1102; AM 73 (1988), 1499; AM 74 (1989), 951; Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.
Lesukite
Formula: Al2Cl(OH)5 · 2H2O
Reference: Vincent Bourgoin
Metavoltine
Formula: Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.
Parabutlerite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.; Bariand, P., Berthelon, J. P., Cesbron, F. & Sadrzadeh, M. (1973): New aluminum sulfate hydrate, khademite of Saghand (Iran). Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Académie des Sciences, Série C, 277, 1585-1588 (in French).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.
Szomolnokite
Formula: FeSO4 · H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.
Tamarugite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Reference: Bariand, P., Cesbron, F. & Berthelon, J. P. (1977): Iron sulfates of Saghand near Yazd (Iran). Memoire Hors-Série de la Société Géologique de France 8, 77-85.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Cadwaladerite'3.BD.05AlCl(OH)2 · 4H2O
'Lesukite'3.BD.10Al2Cl(OH)5 · 2H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alum-(K)'7.CC.20KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
'Alunogen'7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
'Amarantite'7.DB.30Fe3+2(SO4)2O · 7H2O
'Butlerite'7.DC.10Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
'Copiapite'7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
'Coquimbite'7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Khademite' (TL)7.DB.10Al(SO4)F · 5H2O
'Metavoltine'7.DF.35Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
'Parabutlerite'7.DC.10Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
'Römerite'7.CB.75Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
'Szomolnokite'7.CB.05FeSO4 · H2O
'Tamarugite'7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
'Voltaite'7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
Am(O,OH)pXq
Cadwaladerite10.5.1.1AlCl(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Metavoltine29.4.6.1Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Alum-(K)29.5.5.1KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Tamarugite29.5.3.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Szomolnokite29.6.2.2FeSO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Römerite29.7.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Miscellaneous
Voltaite29.9.1.1K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Amarantite31.9.3.1Fe3+2(SO4)2O · 7H2O
Butlerite31.9.1.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Khademite (TL)31.9.11.1Al(SO4)F · 5H2O
Parabutlerite31.9.2.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Lesukite-Al2Cl(OH)5 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H AmarantiteFe23+(SO4)2O · 7H2O
H ButleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
H CadwaladeriteAlCl(OH)2 · 4H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H KhademiteAl(SO4)F · 5H2O
H LesukiteAl2Cl(OH)5 · 2H2O
H MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
H ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
H RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
H SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
OOxygen
O Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O AmarantiteFe23+(SO4)2O · 7H2O
O ButleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
O CadwaladeriteAlCl(OH)2 · 4H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O KhademiteAl(SO4)F · 5H2O
O LesukiteAl2Cl(OH)5 · 2H2O
O MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
O ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
O RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
O SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
FFluorine
F KhademiteAl(SO4)F · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al CadwaladeriteAlCl(OH)2 · 4H2O
Al KhademiteAl(SO4)F · 5H2O
Al LesukiteAl2Cl(OH)5 · 2H2O
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
SSulfur
S Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S AmarantiteFe23+(SO4)2O · 7H2O
S ButleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S KhademiteAl(SO4)F · 5H2O
S MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
S ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
S SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
ClChlorine
Cl CadwaladeriteAlCl(OH)2 · 4H2O
Cl LesukiteAl2Cl(OH)5 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
FeIron
Fe AmarantiteFe23+(SO4)2O · 7H2O
Fe ButleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Fe ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Fe SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O

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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Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3323466

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Description: Poorly sorted, moderatly consolidated, conglomerate, sandstone and mudstone

Reference: Sahandi, M.R., and M. Soheili (compilers). 1:1,000,000 scale Bedrock and Structural geology of Iran. National Geoscience Database of Iran. [191]

Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3191007
Precambrian crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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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