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Kherzet Youcef deposit, Msila Province, Algeriai
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Kherzet Youcef depositDeposit
Msila ProvinceProvince
AlgeriaCountry

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34° 31' 30'' North , 4° 2' 38'' East
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PlacePopulationDistance
’Aïn el Melh39,798 (2018)36.8km


Carbonate-hosted, amagmatic Zn-Pb deposit.

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


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
'Bitumen'
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
'Calamine'
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: USGS Open-File Report 2009-1252 Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world - Database and grade and tonnage models

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bitumen'-
'Calamine'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Bitumen'-
'Calamine'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Popov, A. (1968) Les types morphologiques et la repartition de gisements de zinc et de plomb en Algerie, in Nicolini, P., coordinator, Symposium, lead-zinc deposits in Africa. Annales des Mines et de la Géologie, 23, Tunis, 103-203.
Touahri, B., Fuchs, Y. (1986) Les minéralisations de plomb, zinc, cuivre du domaine Alpin en Algerie: in Petrascheck, W.E., Jancovic, S. (eds.) Geotectonic evolution and metallogeny of the Mediterranean area and western Asia. Österreichische Academie der Wissenschaften Schriftenreihe der Erdwissentschaftlichen Komissionen, Band 8, Springer-Verlag, 217-233.
Touahri, B. (1991) Géochemie et métallogénie des minéralisations à plomb et zinc du Nord de l'Algérie. Mémoires, Office National de la Géologie, 4, 260 pages.
Henni, A. (1998) Minéralogie, géochemie et métallogénie du gisement Pb-Zn de Kherzet Youcef. Mémoires du Service Géologique de l'Algérie, 9, 77-116.
Leach, D.L., Sangster, D.F., Kelley, K.D., Large, R.R., Garven, G., Allen, C.R., Gutzmer, J., Walters, S. (2005) Sediment-hosted lead-zinc deposits A global perspective, in Hedenquist, J.W., Thompson, J.H.F., Goldfarb, R.J., Richards, J.P. (eds.) Economic Geology 100th Anniversary Volume: Littleton, Colorado, Society of Economic Geologists, 561-607, CD Supplemented Appendices.

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