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North Siwaqa complex, Daba-Siwaqa complex, Transjordan Plateau, Amman, Jordani
Regional Level Types
North Siwaqa complex- not defined -
Daba-Siwaqa complexComplex
Transjordan PlateauPlateau
Amman- not defined -

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 24' 15'' North , 36° 14' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 31.40417,36.24278
GeoHash:G#: sv9f8sznt
Köppen climate type:BWk : Cold desert climate
Nearest Settlements:
Al Jīzah4,397 (2018)42.6km
Al Qaşr3,840 (2017)48.4km

Hatrurim Complex

Regions containing this locality

Arabian Plate (Arabia Plate; Arab Plate)Tectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

2 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Khurayyimite (TL)
Formula: Ca7Zn4(Si2O7)2(OH)10·4H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Galuskina, I.O., Krüger, B., Galuskin, E.V., Vapnik, Y. and Murashko, M. (2019) Khurayyimite, IMA 2018-140. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019: xxx; Mineralogical Magazine: 83: xxx-xxx
Siwaqaite (TL)
Formula: Ca6Al2(CrO4)3(OH)12·26H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Juroszek, R., Krüger, B., Galuskina, I.O., Krüger, H., Vapnik, Y. and Galuskin, E.V. (2019) Siwaqaite, IMA 2018-150. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019: xxx; Mineralogical Magazine: 83: xxx-xxx

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Khurayyimite (TL)-Ca7Zn4(Si2O7)2(OH)10·4H2O
Siwaqaite (TL)-Ca6Al2(CrO4)3(OH)12·26H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Khurayyimite (TL)-Ca7Zn4(Si2O7)2(OH)10·4H2O
Siwaqaite (TL)-Ca6Al2(CrO4)3(OH)12·26H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

H KhurayyimiteCa7Zn4(Si2O7)2(OH)10·4H2O
H SiwaqaiteCa6Al2(CrO4)3(OH)12·26H2O
O KhurayyimiteCa7Zn4(Si2O7)2(OH)10·4H2O
O SiwaqaiteCa6Al2(CrO4)3(OH)12·26H2O
Al SiwaqaiteCa6Al2(CrO4)3(OH)12·26H2O
Si KhurayyimiteCa7Zn4(Si2O7)2(OH)10·4H2O
Ca KhurayyimiteCa7Zn4(Si2O7)2(OH)10·4H2O
Ca SiwaqaiteCa6Al2(CrO4)3(OH)12·26H2O
Cr SiwaqaiteCa6Al2(CrO4)3(OH)12·26H2O
Zn KhurayyimiteCa7Zn4(Si2O7)2(OH)10·4H2O

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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Eocene - Paleocene
33.9 - 66 Ma

ID: 3158459

Age: Paleogene (33.9 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{marl,chert}

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]

Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma

ID: 3306630

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

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

66 - 145 Ma

ID: 3191806
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 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]

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