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Iguelt, Bel Guerdan, Tiris Zemmour Region, Mauritaniai
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Iguelt- not defined -
Bel Guerdan- not defined -
Tiris Zemmour RegionRegion
MauritaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 41' 45'' North , 10° 3' 23'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.69610,-10.05640
GeoHash:G#: eu8f5jv4s
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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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Francevillite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Francevillite4.HB.15Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Francevillite40.2a.27.1Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
OOxygen
O FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
O CelestineSrSO4
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
VVanadium
V FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
BaBarium
Ba FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
UUranium
U FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3310860

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 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]

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]

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