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Nahal Morag Canyon, Hatrurim (Hatrurim Basin), Hatrurim Formation, Negev, Israel

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° North , 35° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~3km
Locality type:Canyon
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


coordinates 175771/07113
Combustion of the rocks lasted between 300 and 1000 days. Size from center of metamorphism to unmetamorphosed rock was 15-18m.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Burg, A., Kolodny, Y., & Lyakhovsky, V. (1999). Hatrurim-2000: The “Mottled Zone” revisited, forty years later. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 48, 209-223.
'Chalk'
Reference: Burg, A., Kolodny, Y., & Lyakhovsky, V. (1999). Hatrurim-2000: The “Mottled Zone” revisited, forty years later. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 48, 209-223.
'Marble'
Reference: Burg, A., Kolodny, Y., & Lyakhovsky, V. (1999). Hatrurim-2000: The “Mottled Zone” revisited, forty years later. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 48, 209-223.
Pliniusite (TL)
Formula: Ca5(VO4)3F
Reference: Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Koshlyakova, N.N., Krzątała, A., Belakovskiy, D.I., Galuskina, I.O., Galuskin, E.V., Britvin, S.N., Sidorov, E.G., Vapnik, Y. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2018) Pliniusite, IMA 2018-031. CNMNC Newsletter No. 44, August 2018, page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine: 82: xxx–xxx.
Spurrite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Reference: Burg, A., Kolodny, Y., & Lyakhovsky, V. (1999). Hatrurim-2000: The “Mottled Zone” revisited, forty years later. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 48, 209-223.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Spurrite'9.AH.15Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chalk'-
'Marble'-
'Pliniusite' (TL)-Ca5(VO4)3F

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (CO3)
Spurrite53.1.1.1Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chalk'-
'Marble'-
Pliniusite (TL)-Ca5(VO4)3F

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O PliniusiteCa5(VO4)3F
O SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
FFluorine
F PliniusiteCa5(VO4)3F
SiSilicon
Si SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca PliniusiteCa5(VO4)3F
Ca SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
VVanadium
V PliniusiteCa5(VO4)3F

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Burg, A., Kolodny, Y., & Lyakhovsky, V. (1999). Hatrurim-2000: The “Mottled Zone” revisited, forty years later. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 48, 209-223.
Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Koshlyakova, N.N., Krzątała, A., Belakovskiy, D.I., Galuskina, I.O., Galuskin, E.V., Britvin, S.N., Sidorov, E.G., Vapnik, Y. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2018) Pliniusite, IMA 2018-031. CNMNC Newsletter No. 44, August 2018, page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine: 82: xxx–xxx.


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