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El Mourdur Hill, Derrag, Ksar el Boukhari, Tell Atlas, Aïn Defla Province, Algeriai
Regional Level Types
El Mourdur HillHill
Derrag- not defined -
Ksar el Boukhari- not defined -
Tell Atlas- not defined -
Aïn Defla ProvinceProvince

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° North , 2° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
Locality type:

35 km W of Ksar el Boukhari.

Dolostone, metamorphosed below ±400°C, with evaporites.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location
Atlas Mountains, North AfricaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: NaMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 223-233
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Abraham K, Schreyer W, Medenbach O, Gebert W (1980) Kulkeit, ein geordnetes 1:1 mixed-layer-mineral zwischen klinochlor und talk. Fortschritte der Mineralogie 58, 4-5
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Fleischer M, Chao G Y, Francis C A, Pabst A (1981) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 66, 217-220
Kulkeite (TL)
Formula: Mg8Al(AlSi7O20)(OH)10
Type Locality:
Reference: Contr.Min.Petr.(1982) 80, 103-109
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Abraham K, Schreyer W, Medenbach O, Gebert W (1980) Kulkeit, ein geordnetes 1:1 mixed-layer-mineral zwischen klinochlor und talk. Fortschritte der Mineralogie 58, 4-5
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Group 9 - Silicates
Kulkeite (TL)9.EC.60Mg8Al(AlSi7O20)(OH)10
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Kulkeite (TL)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

H KulkeiteMg8Al(AlSi7O20)(OH)10
H AspidoliteNaMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O KulkeiteMg8Al(AlSi7O20)(OH)10
O AspidoliteNaMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Na KulkeiteMg8Al(AlSi7O20)(OH)10
Na AspidoliteNaMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg KulkeiteMg8Al(AlSi7O20)(OH)10
Mg AspidoliteNaMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Al KulkeiteMg8Al(AlSi7O20)(OH)10
Al AspidoliteNaMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si KulkeiteMg8Al(AlSi7O20)(OH)10
Si AspidoliteNaMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2

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