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Wadi al Masilah Basin, Al Mahrah Governorate, Yemeni
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Wadi al Masilah Basin- not defined -
Al Mahrah GovernorateGovernorate
YemenCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
15° 26' 15'' North , 50° 53' 41'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sayḩūt al Ghamīrah166 (2012)45.9km


A hydrothermally altered area which totals 256 km², in which lead-zinc-vanadium and barite mineralization occurs throughout an area of 16 km².

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Mondillo, N., Boni, M., Balassone, G., Joachimski, M., & Mormone, A. (2014). The Jabali nonsulfide Zn–Pb–Ag deposit, western Yemen. Ore Geology Reviews, 61, 248-267.; Mattash, M.A., (2008) Geology and geochemistry of the sedimentary-hosted lead-zinc-vanadium-barite prospects in Yemen: International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 6-14 August 2008, 1 p.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Mondillo, N., Boni, M., Balassone, G., Joachimski, M., & Mormone, A. (2014). The Jabali nonsulfide Zn–Pb–Ag deposit, western Yemen. Ore Geology Reviews, 61, 248-267.; Mattash, M.A., (2008) Geology and geochemistry of the sedimentary-hosted lead-zinc-vanadium-barite prospects in Yemen: International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 6-14 August 2008, 1 p.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Mondillo, N., Boni, M., Balassone, G., Joachimski, M., & Mormone, A. (2014). The Jabali nonsulfide Zn–Pb–Ag deposit, western Yemen. Ore Geology Reviews, 61, 248-267.; Mattash, M.A., (2008) Geology and geochemistry of the sedimentary-hosted lead-zinc-vanadium-barite prospects in Yemen: International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 6-14 August 2008, 1 p.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Mondillo, N., Boni, M., Balassone, G., Joachimski, M., & Mormone, A. (2014). The Jabali nonsulfide Zn–Pb–Ag deposit, western Yemen. Ore Geology Reviews, 61, 248-267.; Mattash, M.A., (2008) Geology and geochemistry of the sedimentary-hosted lead-zinc-vanadium-barite prospects in Yemen: International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 6-14 August 2008, 1 p.
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Mondillo, N., Boni, M., Balassone, G., Joachimski, M., & Mormone, A. (2014). The Jabali nonsulfide Zn–Pb–Ag deposit, western Yemen. Ore Geology Reviews, 61, 248-267.; Mattash, M.A., (2008) Geology and geochemistry of the sedimentary-hosted lead-zinc-vanadium-barite prospects in Yemen: International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 6-14 August 2008, 1 p.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Mattash, M.A., (2008) Geology and geochemistry of the sedimentary-hosted lead-zinc-vanadium-barite prospects in Yemen: International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 6-14 August 2008, 1 p.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Mondillo, N., Boni, M., Balassone, G., Joachimski, M., & Mormone, A. (2014). The Jabali nonsulfide Zn–Pb–Ag deposit, western Yemen. Ore Geology Reviews, 61, 248-267.; Mattash, M.A., (2008) Geology and geochemistry of the sedimentary-hosted lead-zinc-vanadium-barite prospects in Yemen: International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 6-14 August 2008, 1 p.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Mondillo, N., Boni, M., Balassone, G., Joachimski, M., & Mormone, A. (2014). The Jabali nonsulfide Zn–Pb–Ag deposit, western Yemen. Ore Geology Reviews, 61, 248-267.; Mattash, M.A., (2008) Geology and geochemistry of the sedimentary-hosted lead-zinc-vanadium-barite prospects in Yemen: International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 6-14 August 2008, 1 p.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Mondillo, N., Boni, M., Balassone, G., Joachimski, M., & Mormone, A. (2014). The Jabali nonsulfide Zn–Pb–Ag deposit, western Yemen. Ore Geology Reviews, 61, 248-267.; Mattash, M.A., (2008) Geology and geochemistry of the sedimentary-hosted lead-zinc-vanadium-barite prospects in Yemen: International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 6-14 August 2008, 1 p.
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Mondillo, N., Boni, M., Balassone, G., Joachimski, M., & Mormone, A. (2014). The Jabali nonsulfide Zn–Pb–Ag deposit, western Yemen. Ore Geology Reviews, 61, 248-267.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O CelestineSrSO4
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
ZnZinc
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Mattash, M.A. (2008) Geology and geochemistry of the sedimentary-hosted lead-zinc-vanadium-barite
prospects in Yemen. International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 6-14 August 2008, 1 page.
Mondillo, N., Boni, M., Balassone, G., Joachimski, M., Mormone, A. (2014) The Jabali nonsulfide Zn–Pb–Ag deposit, western Yemen. Ore Geology Reviews, 61, 248-267.

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