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John Klein drill site, Yellowknife Bay, Aeolis Palus, Gale Crater, Aeolis quadrangle, Marsi
Regional Level Types
John Klein drill site- not defined -
Yellowknife BayBay
Aeolis Palus- not defined -
Gale CraterCrater
Aeolis quadrangleQuadrangle
MarsPlanet

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 0° North , 175° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~15km


Sheepbed mudstone, drilled and analyzed by the Curiosity rover.

The main component is an amorphous material, followed by clays and plagioclase.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Akaganeite
Formula: (Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Bassanite
Formula: CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
'Clays'
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
'K Feldspar'
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Akaganeite4.DK.05(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Bassanite7.CD.45CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Clays'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Akaganeite6.1.6.1(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Bassanite29.6.1.1CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Clays'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
H Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NiNickel
Ni Akaganeite(Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O

References

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Grotzinger, J.P., Crisp, J.A., Vasavada, A.R., the MSL Science Team (2015) Curiosity's Mission of Exploration at Gale Crater, Mars. Elements, 11: 19-26.


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