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Touajil concession (Touajil kimberlite), Touajil area, Tiris Zemmour Region, Mauritania

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° North , 12° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~27km
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


A diamond prospect on the Touajil concession, held by the Rex Diamond Mining Corp. Ltd. of Antwerp, Belgium. Mineralization is the result of surface grab (gravels & surface sands) sample analyses.
Located in the Reguibat Shield.

Regions containing this locality

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Investors Brief, Rex Diamond Mining Corp. Ltd.; http://users.pandora.be/Globaltrade/streetwire.html.
'commodity:Diamond'
Reference:  
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Investors Brief, Rex Diamond Mining Corp. Ltd.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
Group 9 - Silicates
'Pyrope'9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
MgMagnesium
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
AlAluminium
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3

References

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Rombouts, L. (2003) Distribution of diamonds and kimberlites on the Reguibat Craton, Mauritania. In: 8th International Kimberlite Conference, Victoria Canada, Abstracts p.14.

External Links

http://users.pandora.be/Globaltrade/streetwire.html (Investors Brief, Rex Diamond Mining Corp. Ltd.)


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