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Daba, Amman, Jordan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 37' 0'' North , 36° 7' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 31.61667,36.13333
GeoHash:G#: sv9ey5xkr
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Metamorphosed limestone.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


43 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Afwillite
Formula: Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Bassanite
Formula: CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Birunite
Formula: Ca18(SiO3)8.5(CO3)8.5SO4 · 15H2O(?)
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Brownmillerite
Formula: Ca2(Al,Fe3+)2O5
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Celestine var: Barian Celestine
Formula: (Sr,Ba)SO4
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
'Ellestadite'
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Hashemite
Formula: Ba(CrO4)
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Hydrocalumite
Formula: Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
'Hydrogarnet'
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Hydrotalcite
Formula: Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Jennite
Formula: Ca9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Jouravskite
Formula: Ca3Mn4+(SO4)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Kutnohorite
Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Larnite
Formula: Ca2SiO4
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Maghemite
Formula: Fe3+2O3
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Merwinite
Formula: Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Opal var: Opal-CT
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Portlandite
Formula: Ca(OH)2
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Spurrite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Thaumasite
Formula: Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Tobermorite
Formula: [Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Vaterite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Volkonskoite
Formula: Ca0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brownmillerite4.AC.10Ca2(Al,Fe3+)2O5
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hydrocalumite4.FL.10Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Maghemite4.BB.15Fe3+2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-CT4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Portlandite4.FE.05Ca(OH)2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Hydrotalcite5.DA.50Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Kutnohorite5.AB.10CaMn2+(CO3)2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Vaterite5.AB.20CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anhydrite'7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Bassanite7.CD.45CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
var: Barian Celestine7.AD.35(Sr,Ba)SO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hashemite7.FA.15Ba(CrO4)
Jouravskite7.DG.15Ca3Mn4+(SO4)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2O
Thaumasite7.DG.15Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Afwillite'9.AG.75Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Anorthite'9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Jennite9.DG.20Ca9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
Larnite9.AD.05Ca2SiO4
Merwinite9.AD.15Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Spurrite9.AH.15Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Tobermorite9.DG.10[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Volkonskoite9.EC.40Ca0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
Birunite-Ca18(SiO3)8.5(CO3)8.5SO4 · 15H2O(?)
Ellestadite-
Hydrogarnet-
Smectite Group-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Thomsonite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Maghemite4.3.7.1Fe3+2O3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Portlandite6.2.1.4Ca(OH)2
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Miscellaneous
Hydrocalumite6.4.4.1Ca4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
Miscellaneous
Brownmillerite7.11.2.1Ca2(Al,Fe3+)2O5
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Vaterite14.1.2.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Kutnohorite14.2.1.3CaMn2+(CO3)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrotalcite16b.6.2.1Mg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Bassanite29.6.1.1CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Hydrated Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Jouravskite32.4.4.3Ca3Mn4+(SO4)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2O
Thaumasite32.4.4.4Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Group 35 - ANHYDROUS CHROMATES
AXO4
Hashemite35.3.3.1Ba(CrO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Merwinite51.4.2.1Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Larnite51.5.1.1Ca2SiO4
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
Afwillite52.4.7.1Ca3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (CO3)
Spurrite53.1.1.1Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Jennite56.2.4.11Ca9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Volkonskoite71.3.1a.4Ca0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Tobermorite72.3.2.1[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apophyllite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
Birunite-Ca18(SiO3)8.5(CO3)8.5SO4 · 15H2O(?)
Celestine
var: Barian Celestine
-(Sr,Ba)SO4
'Ellestadite'-
'Hydrogarnet'-
Opal
var: Opal-CT
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
H BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
H BiruniteCa18(SiO3)8.5(CO3)8.5SO4 · 15H2O(?)
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
H HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H JenniteCa9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
H JouravskiteCa3Mn4+(SO4)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
H PortlanditeCa(OH)2
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
H Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
H VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C BiruniteCa18(SiO3)8.5(CO3)8.5SO4 · 15H2O(?)
C CalciteCaCO3
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
C GraphiteC
C HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
C HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
C JouravskiteCa3Mn4+(SO4)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2O
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
C SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
C VateriteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
O BaryteBaSO4
O BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
O BiruniteCa18(SiO3)8.5(CO3)8.5SO4 · 15H2O(?)
O BrownmilleriteCa2(Al,Fe3+)2O5
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O CelestineSrSO4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HashemiteBa(CrO4)
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O HematiteFe2O3
O HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
O HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O JenniteCa9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
O JouravskiteCa3Mn4+(SO4)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2O
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O LarniteCa2SiO4
O MaghemiteFe23+O3
O MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O PortlanditeCa(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
O Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O VateriteCaCO3
O VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
FFluorine
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Mg MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Mg VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al BrownmilleriteCa2(Al,Fe3+)2O5
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Al HydrotalciteMg6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Al VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si BiruniteCa18(SiO3)8.5(CO3)8.5SO4 · 15H2O(?)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si JenniteCa9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
Si LarniteCa2SiO4
Si MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-CT)SiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Si ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Si Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
PPhosphorus
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
S BiruniteCa18(SiO3)8.5(CO3)8.5SO4 · 15H2O(?)
S CelestineSrSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JouravskiteCa3Mn4+(SO4)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2O
S SulphurS8
S ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Ca BiruniteCa18(SiO3)8.5(CO3)8.5SO4 · 15H2O(?)
Ca BrownmilleriteCa2(Al,Fe3+)2O5
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca HydrocalumiteCa4Al2(OH)12(Cl,CO3,OH)2 · 4H2O
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca JenniteCa9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
Ca JouravskiteCa3Mn4+(SO4)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2O
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Ca LarniteCa2SiO4
Ca MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ca PortlanditeCa(OH)2
Ca SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Ca ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Ca Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca VateriteCaCO3
Ca VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
TiTitanium
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
CrChromium
Cr HashemiteBa(CrO4)
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Cr VolkonskoiteCa0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
MnManganese
Mn JouravskiteCa3Mn4+(SO4)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2O
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BrownmilleriteCa2(Al,Fe3+)2O5
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MaghemiteFe23+O3
SrStrontium
Sr Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba HashemiteBa(CrO4)

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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Eocene - Paleocene
33.9 - 66 Ma



ID: 3158459
Jordan

Age: Paleogene (33.9 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{marl,chert}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3306630

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3191806
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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

References

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Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.


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