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Bou Naga, Bir Allah, Trarza Region, Mauritaniai
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Bou Naga- not defined -
Bir Allah- not defined -
Trarza RegionRegion
MauritaniaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 58' 59'' North , 13° 19' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 18.98330,-13.31670
GeoHash:G#: eeqebzz1d
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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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
'Biotite'
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
'Xenotime'
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3189779
Precambrian sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3307707

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 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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