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Tillabéri, Nigeri
Regional Level Types
TillabériRegion
NigerCountry

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Tialkam open pit gold mining site

Tialkam, Tillabéri, Niger
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Auriferous quartz veins at Koma Bangou

Koma Bangou, Tillabéri, Niger
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Tialkam open pit gold mining site

Tialkam, Tillabéri, Niger
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Auriferous quartz veins at Koma Bangou

Koma Bangou, Tillabéri, Niger
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Tialkam open pit gold mining site

Tialkam, Tillabéri, Niger
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Auriferous quartz veins at Koma Bangou

Koma Bangou, Tillabéri, Niger
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Ayorou26,290 (2012)
Téra21,095 (2013)
Tillabéri19,262 (2013)
Filingué11,677 (2013)
Say10,387 (2013)
Kollo10,376 (2013)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Tillabéry
Other Languages:
Arabic:
تيلابيري, النيجر
French:
Tillabéri, Niger
German:
Tillabéri, Niger
Italian:
regione di Tillabéri, Niger
Russian:
Тиллабери, Нигер
Simplified Chinese:
蒂拉贝里大区, 尼日尔
Spanish:
Región de Tillabéri, Níger
Bengali:
তিল্ল্যাবেরি অঞ্চল, নাইজার
Catalan:
Tillabéri, Níger
Cebuano:
Tillaberi Region, Niger
Croatian:
Tillabéri, Niger
Danish:
Tillabéri, Niger
Dutch:
Tillabéri, Niger
Finnish:
Tillabéri, Niger
Georgian:
ტილაბერის რეგიონი, ნიგერი
Greek:
Τιλαμπέρι, Νίγηρας
Gujarati:
ટિલાબેરી પ્રદેશ, નાઈજર
Hausa:
Tillabéri, Nijar
Hindi:
टिलाबेरी प्रदेश, नाइजर
Indonesian:
Tillabéri, Niger
Japanese:
ティラベリ州, ニジェール
Kannada:
ಟಿಲ್ಲಬೆರಿ ಪ್ರದೇಶ, ನೈಜರ್
Korean:
틸라베리주, 니제르
Latvian:
Tilaberi reģions, Nigēra
Lithuanian:
Tilaberio regionas, Nigeris
Malay:
Tillabéri, Niger
Marathi:
तिलाबेरी प्रदेश, नायजर
Northern Frisian:
Tillabéri, Niiger
Norwegian:
Tillabéri, Niger
Polish:
Region Tillabéri, Niger
Portuguese:
Tillabéri, Níger
Romanian:
Regiunea Tillabéri, Niger
Sinhalese:
ටිල්ලම්බෙරි කලාපය, නයිජර්
Swedish:
Tillaberi, Niger
Tamil:
டில்லபெரி பகுதி, நைஜர்
Telugu:
టిల్లాబెరి ప్రాంతం, నైజర్
Thai:
เขตทีราเบรี, ประเทศไนเจอร์
Traditional Chinese:
蒂拉貝里大區, 尼日爾
Turkish:
Tillabéri, Nijer
Ukrainian:
Тіллабері , Нігер
Urdu:
تیلابےری علاقہ, نائجر
Vietnamese:
Khu vực Tillabéri, Niger


One of the 7 regions of Niger.

Prior to the reorganisation of Niger (1999 to 2005) Tillabéry Region was referred to as Tillabéry Department.

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30 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Abdou, A., Bonnot, H. et al. (1998): Notice explicative des Cartes Géologiques du Liptako à 1/100 000 et 1/200 000.- Ministère des Mines et de l‘Energie, République du Niger; 64 pages.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Machens, E. (1964) : Mission de prospection générale du Liptako, rapport de fin de mission 58-64 et inventaire d’indices de minéralisations – Rapport BRGM inédit, 146pages.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Personally collected by Wolfgang Hampel in 1998; identification of mineral phases on polished sections.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Machens, E. (1964): Mission de prospection générale du Liptako. Rapport de fin de mission 1958-1964 et inventaire des indices de minéralisation.- BRGM, rapport NIA 64 A6.
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Machens, E. (1964): Mission de prospection générale du Liptako. Rapport de fin de mission 1958-1964 et inventaire des indices de minéralisation.- BRGM, rapport NIA 64 A6.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: - Hampel, W. (1999): Geology and Mineralisation of the Tialkam Permit, Liptako/Niger – Final Report.- For GeoServices Int. & Anglo American Corp.; 20 pp. with 14 maps and 19 annexes.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Personally collected by Wolfgang Hampel in 1998; identification of mineral phases on polished sections.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Personally collected by Wolfgang Hampel in 1998; identification of mineral phases on polished sections.
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Machens, E. (1964) : Mission de prospection générale du Liptako, rapport de fin de mission 58-64 et inventaire d’indices de minéralisations – Rapport BRGM inédit, 146pages.
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Machens, E. (1964) : Mission de prospection générale du Liptako, rapport de fin de mission 58-64 et inventaire d’indices de minéralisations – Rapport BRGM inédit, 146pages.
'Garnierite'
Reference: United Nations (1975): Recherches minières dans deux zones. Conclusions et recommandations du Projet DP/UN/NER-71-522/1, PNUD
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Personally collected by Wolfgang Hampel in 1998; identification of mineral phases on polished sections.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: CLAESSENS, L.W. & HAMPEL, W. (1994): "Projet: Recherche Or dans le Liptako, Région de Boura".- Cooperation of EDF, Padem and Klöckner INA, 60 pp.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Manganese Oxides'
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Machens, E. (1964): Mission de prospection générale du Liptako. Rapport de fin de mission 1958-1964 et inventaire des indices de minéralisation.- BRGM, rapport NIA 64 A6.
'Monazite'
Reference: Machens, E. (1964) : Mission de prospection générale du Liptako, rapport de fin de mission 58-64 et inventaire d’indices de minéralisations – Rapport BRGM inédit, 146pages.
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Reference: Machens, E. (1964): Mission de prospection générale du Liptako. Rapport de fin de mission 1958-1964 et inventaire des indices de minéralisation.- BRGM, rapport NIA 64 A6.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Machens, E. (1964) : Mission de prospection générale du Liptako, rapport de fin de mission 58-64 et inventaire d’indices de minéralisations – Rapport BRGM inédit, 146pages.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Abdou, A., Bonnot, H. et al. (1998): Notice explicative des Cartes Géologiques du Liptako à 1/100 000 et 1/200 000.- Ministère des Mines et de l‘Energie, République du Niger; 64 pages.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: - Hampel, W. (1999): Geology and Mineralisation of the Tialkam Permit, Liptako/Niger – Final Report.- For GeoServices Int. & Anglo American Corp.; 20 pp. with 14 maps and 19 annexes.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Dion, P. (1973) : Recherches minières au Niger. Permis Liptako Nord.- Essex Iron Company, rapport final.
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
'Stibiconite'
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Reference: HAMPEL, W. (1999): Geology and Mineralisation of the Tialkam Permit, Liptako/Niger – Final Report.- For GeoServices Int. & Anglo American Corp.; 20 pp. with 14 maps and 19 annexes.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: HAMPEL, W. (1999): Geology and Mineralisation of the Tialkam Permit, Liptako/Niger – Final Report.- For GeoServices Int. & Anglo American Corp.; 20 pp. with 14 maps and 19 annexes.
Thorianite
Formula: ThO2
Reference: Machens, E. (1964) : Mission de prospection générale du Liptako, rapport de fin de mission 58-64 et inventaire d’indices de minéralisations – Rapport BRGM inédit, 146pages.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Abdou, A., Bonnot, H. et al. (1998): Notice explicative des Cartes Géologiques du Liptako à 1/100 000 et 1/200 000.- Ministère des Mines et de l‘Energie, République du Niger; 64 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
'Stibiconite'4.DH.20Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Thorianite4.DL.05ThO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Monazite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Thorianite5.1.1.2ThO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Stibiconite'44.1.1.1Sb3+Sb5+2O6(OH)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Monazite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
LiLithium
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
O CupriteCu2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O RutileTiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O ThorianiteThO2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O BaryteBaSO4
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
AlAluminium
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S StibniteSb2S3
S CovelliteCuS
S DigeniteCu9S5
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
CaCalcium
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
CuCopper
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
YYttrium
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
NbNiobium
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb StibiconiteSb3+Sb25+O6(OH)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PtPlatinum
Pt PlatinumPt
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
ThThorium
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Th ThorianiteThO2
UUranium
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

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GeoNames ID:2595293

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