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Dukhan, Qatari
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Dukhan- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
25° 25' 10'' North , 50° 47' 32'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Dukhān7,250 (2017)1.2km
Umm Bāb2,500 (2018)22.9km
Al Jumaylīyah1,788 (2018)36.7km
Ash Shīḩānīyah8,380 (2018)43.6km


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Regions containing this locality

AsiaContinent
Arabian Plate (Arabia Plate; Arab Plate)Tectonic Plate
Arabian PeninsulaPeninsula

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4 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: www.meteoriticalsociety.org/bulletin/mb87.pdf.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Description: Pseudomorphs after pyrite
Reference: SJ Nasir (2003) Ferricretes of the Early Tertiary Dammam Formation in the Dukhan Area. Qatar Univ. Sci. J. 23:59-75.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: SJ Nasir (2003) Ferricretes of the Early Tertiary Dammam Formation in the Dukhan Area. Qatar Univ. Sci. J. 23:59-75.
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: SJ Nasir (2003) Ferricretes of the Early Tertiary Dammam Formation in the Dukhan Area. Qatar Univ. Sci. J. 23:59-75.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: SJ Nasir (2003) Ferricretes of the Early Tertiary Dammam Formation in the Dukhan Area. Qatar Univ. Sci. J. 23:59-75.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: SJ Nasir (2003) Ferricretes of the Early Tertiary Dammam Formation in the Dukhan Area. Qatar Univ. Sci. J. 23:59-75.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: www.meteoriticalsociety.org/bulletin/mb87.pdf.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dukhan
Wikidata ID:Q3296633

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