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Qatari
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QatarCountry

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Area:
11,571 km2
Neighbouring regions:
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Doha344,939 (2017)
Ar Rayyān272,465 (2014)
Umm Şalāl Muḩammad29,391 (2016)
Al Wakrah26,436 (2012)
Al Khawr18,923 (2012)
Ash Shīḩānīyah8,380 (2018)
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Qatar
German:
Katar
Italian:
Qatar
Russian:
Катар
Simplified Chinese:
卡塔尔
Spanish:
Catar
Afrikaans:
Katar
Albanian:
Katari
Arabic:
قطر
Belarusian:
Катар
Bulgarian:
Катар
Catalan:
Qatar
Czech:
Katar
Danish:
Qatar
Dutch:
Qatar
Estonian:
Katar
Farsi/Persian:
قطر
Finnish:
Qatar
Galician:
Qatar
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Κατάρ
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קטאר
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क़तर
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Katar
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Katar
Indonesian:
Qatar
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Catar
Japanese:
カタール
Korean:
카타르
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Katara
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Kataras
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Катар
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Qatar
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Catar
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Qatar
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Катар
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Katar
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Qatar
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Katar
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กาตาร์
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Katar
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Катар
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Qatar
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Qatar


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13 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Locality: Umm Said, Qatar
Reference: Al-Yousef , M. 2003. Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Origin of Quaternary Sabkhas in the Qatar Peninsula, Arabian Gulf. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, School of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, Southampton University. By Mariam Al-Yousef of Qatar University.
Bassanite
Formula: Ca(SO4) · 0.5H2O
Locality: Umm Said, Qatar
Reference: Al-Yousef , M. 2003. Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Origin of Quaternary Sabkhas in the Qatar Peninsula, Arabian Gulf. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, School of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, Southampton University. By Mariam Al-Yousef of Qatar University.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Locality: Umm Said, Qatar
Reference: Al-Yousef , M. 2003. Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Origin of Quaternary Sabkhas in the Qatar Peninsula, Arabian Gulf. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, School of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, Southampton University. By Mariam Al-Yousef of Qatar University.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: www.meteoriticalsociety.org/bulletin/mb87.pdf.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Description: Pseudomorphs after pyrite
Reference: SJ Nasir (2003) Ferricretes of the Early Tertiary Dammam Formation in the Dukhan Area. Qatar Univ. Sci. J. 23:59-75.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: SJ Nasir (2003) Ferricretes of the Early Tertiary Dammam Formation in the Dukhan Area. Qatar Univ. Sci. J. 23:59-75.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: www.meteoriticalsociety.org/bulletin/mb87.pdf.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: DILL, H.G., BOTZ, R. , BERNER, Z., STÜBEN, D., NASIR, S. and AL-SAAD, H. (2005) Sedimentary facies, mineralogy and geochemistry of the sulphate -bearing Miocene Dam Formation in Qatar.- Sedimentary Geology, 174: 63-96

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Bassanite7.CD.45Ca(SO4) · 0.5H2O
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Bassanite29.6.1.1Ca(SO4) · 0.5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H BassaniteCa(SO4) · 0.5H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CelestineSrSO4
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O BassaniteCa(SO4) · 0.5H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
S BassaniteCa(SO4) · 0.5H2O
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca BassaniteCa(SO4) · 0.5H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4

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Wikidata ID:Q846

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