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Tigsmat, Tigsmat, F'dérik, Tiris Zemmour Region, Mauritaniai
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Tiris Zemmour RegionRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 50' 8'' North , 8° 10' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 24.83580,-8.16889
GeoHash:G#: eu6jq15x5
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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1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
'Thorogummite'
Formula: (Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Thorogummite'-(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
'Thorogummite'51.5.2.5(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Thorogummite(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
OOxygen
O Thorogummite(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
SiSilicon
Si Thorogummite(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
ThThorium
Th Thorogummite(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
UUranium
U Thorogummite(Th,U)(SiO4)1-x(OH)4x

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: 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]

Orosirian
1800 - 2050 Ma



ID: 3306425

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic

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

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