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Bia-600, Oued el Hamra, Tiris Zemmour Region, Mauritaniai
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Bia-600- not defined -
Oued el Hamra- not defined -
Tiris Zemmour RegionRegion
MauritaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 26° 31' 2'' North , 8° 27' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 26.51740,-8.46409
GeoHash:G#: eu9yz7keh
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


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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

Commodity List

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Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Jasper-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O TenoriteCuO
O QuartzSiO2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CupriteCu2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GalenaPbS
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3134834
Proterozoic I granite

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Granite

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3187168
Paleoproterozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Felsic volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Rhyacian
2050 - 2300 Ma



ID: 3310607

Age: Rhyacian (2050 - 2300 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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