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Adeipt Afula, Chami, Dakhlet Nouadhibou Region, Mauritaniai
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Adeipt Afula- not defined -
Chami- not defined -
Dakhlet Nouadhibou RegionRegion
MauritaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° 6' North , 15° 27' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 21.10000,-15.45000
GeoHash:G#: eev003jsk
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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4 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
'Ferganite'
Formula: LiH[(UO2)4[VO4]2(OH)4·2H2O
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Francevillite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Tyuyamunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
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
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tyuyamunite4.HB.25Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ferganite'-LiH[(UO2)4[VO4]2(OH)4·2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
Tyuyamunite40.2a.26.1Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Ferganite'-LiH[(UO2)4[VO4]2(OH)4·2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
H FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
H FerganiteLiH[(UO2)4[VO4]2(OH)4·2H2O
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
LiLithium
Li FerganiteLiH[(UO2)4[VO4]2(OH)4·2H2O
OOxygen
O TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
O FerganiteLiH[(UO2)4[VO4]2(OH)4·2H2O
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
VVanadium
V TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
V FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
V FerganiteLiH[(UO2)4[VO4]2(OH)4·2H2O
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
BaBarium
Ba FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
UUranium
U TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2O
U FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
U FerganiteLiH[(UO2)4[VO4]2(OH)4·2H2O
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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Neoarchean
2500 - 2800 Ma



ID: 3186906
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)

Lithology: Migmatite; paragneiss

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]

Mesoarchean
2800 - 3200 Ma



ID: 3309980

Age: Mesoarchean (2800 - 3200 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic

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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