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Boumdeid (2003) meteorite, Tagant Region, Mauritaniai
Regional Level Types
Boumdeid (2003) meteoriteMeteorite Fall Location
Tagant RegionRegion
MauritaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 42' 38'' North , 11° 22' 17'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Meteorite Class:
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Fell: 24 Sept 2003.

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


4 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
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
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin Database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'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
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
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.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Iron-Fe
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
MgMagnesium
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
SiSilicon
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)

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