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Gara Bouya Ali, Bir Moghrein, Tiris Zemmour Region, Mauritaniai
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Gara Bouya Ali- not defined -
Bir Moghrein- not defined -
Tiris Zemmour RegionRegion
MauritaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 58' 59'' North , 11° 24' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.98310,-11.41640
GeoHash:G#: esxgu4nfd
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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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite
var: Illite
9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
Muscovite
var: Illite
71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186359
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Silurian - Ordovician
419.2 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3309419

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

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

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3137583
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]

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


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