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Boumdeid (2011) meteorite, Assaba Region, Mauritaniai
Regional Level Types
Boumdeid (2011) meteoriteMeteorite Fall Location
Assaba RegionRegion
MauritaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 10' 30'' North , 11° 20' 29'' West
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Meteorite Class:
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Fell: 14 Sept 2011
3.6kg

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert
West AfricaUN Subregion
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Geikielite
Formula: MgTiO3
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Baddeleyite4.DE.35ZrO2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Geikielite4.CB.05MgTiO3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Geikielite4.3.5.2MgTiO3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Baddeleyite4.4.14.1ZrO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Feldspar Group'-
Iron-Fe
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O BaddeleyiteZrO2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O GeikieliteMgTiO3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
MgMagnesium
Mg GeikieliteMgTiO3
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
AlAluminium
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
CaCalcium
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
TiTitanium
Ti GeikieliteMgTiO3
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
ZrZirconium
Zr BaddeleyiteZrO2

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