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Wadi Muaydin, Adh Dhahirah, Omani
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Wadi MuaydinDeposit
Adh DhahirahGovernorate
OmanCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
23° 41' 59'' North , 56° 25' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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PlacePopulationDistance
Yanqul16,599 (2018)17.8km


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AsiaContinent
Arabian Plate (Arabia Plate; Arab Plate)Tectonic Plate
Arabian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Magnesioferrite
Formula: MgFe3+2O4
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Awaruite1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnesioferrite4.BB.05MgFe3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Awaruite1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnesioferrite7.2.2.1MgFe3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
OOxygen
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
MgMagnesium
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SSulfur
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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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Cenomanian
93.9 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3191530
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Late Cretaceous (93.9 - 100.5 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Semail Ophiolite

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). Hydrothermal altered serpentinized zone and a study of Ni-magnesioferrite–magnetite–awaruite occurrences in Wadi Hibi, Northern Oman Mountain: Discrimination through ASTER mapping. Ore Geology Reviews, 62, 211-226.


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