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Kieselguhr Quarry, Ouillis - Pont du Cheliff area, Mostaganem Province, Algeriai
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Kieselguhr QuarryQuarry
Ouillis - Pont du Cheliff areaArea
Mostaganem ProvinceProvince
AlgeriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 10' 0'' North , 0° 24' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mostaganem130,000 (2018)39.4km
Mazouna22,366 (2012)43.5km
Djidiouia31,996 (2012)45.4km
Relizane130,094 (2018)49.3km


A diatomaceous earth mine (German = Kieselguhr), located between Ouillis and Pont du Chelif (about 60 miles NE of Oran).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 17:243.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 17:243.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 17:243.
Opal var: Menilite
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 17:243.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 17:243.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Menilite4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Opal
var: Menilite
-SiO2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Opal (var: Menilite)SiO2 · nH2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O Opal (var: Menilite)SiO2 · nH2O
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si Opal (var: Menilite)SiO2 · nH2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S SulphurS8
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O

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Rocks & Minerals (xxxx) 17, 243.


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