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Dam Formation, Qatari
Regional Level Types
Dam Formation- not defined -
QatarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
25° North , 51° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~95km
Köppen climate type:


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Regions containing this locality

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

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
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
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
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
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CelestineSrSO4
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S CelestineSrSO4
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4

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