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Ain Taiba, Algiers Province, Algeriai
Regional Level Types
Ain Taiba- not defined -
Algiers ProvinceProvince
AlgeriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
30° 16' 35'' North , 5° 49' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:


Probably not in Algiers Province.

Placenames with a similar spelling are 'Aïn Taïba (in Ouargla Province) and Aïn Taibat (in El Bayadh Province).

The reference describes the locality as "[the] northwestern edge of Grand Erg Oriental in the Algerian Sahara [...]", making 'Aïn Taïba in Ouargla Province the most likely actual locality.

GPS coordinates have been provisionally set to the latter locality.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ferrohögbomite-2N2S (TL)
Formula: [(Fe2+,Mg,Zn,Al)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]2
Type Locality:
Reference: C. Hejny et al. (2002) Eur. J. Mineral. 14, 957-967
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: C. Hejny et al. (2002) Eur. J. Mineral. 14, 957-967
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: C. Hejny et al. (2002) Eur. J. Mineral. 14, 957-967
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: C. Hejny et al. (2002) Eur. J. Mineral. 14, 957-967
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: C. Hejny et al. (2002) Eur. J. Mineral. 14, 957-967
Pseudorutile
Formula: Fe2Ti3O9
Reference: C. Hejny et al. (2002) Eur. J. Mineral. 14, 957-967

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ferrohögbomite-2N2S (TL)4.00.[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn,Al)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pseudorutile4.CB.25Fe2Ti3O9

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B3O9
Pseudorutile8.4.2.1Fe2Ti3O9
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Ferrohögbomite-2N2S (TL)-[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn,Al)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Ferrohögbomite-2N2S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn,Al)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]2
OOxygen
O Ferrohögbomite-2N2S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn,Al)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
MgMagnesium
Mg Ferrohögbomite-2N2S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn,Al)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]2
AlAluminium
Al Ferrohögbomite-2N2S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn,Al)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]2
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
TiTitanium
Ti Ferrohögbomite-2N2S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn,Al)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9
FeIron
Fe Ferrohögbomite-2N2S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn,Al)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
ZnZinc
Zn Ferrohögbomite-2N2S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn,Al)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]2

References

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Hejny, C., Gnos, E., Grobety, B., Armbruster, T. (2002) Crystal chemistry of the polysome ferrohögbomite-2N2S, a long-known but newly defined mineral species. European Journal of Mineralogy, 14, 957-967.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A%C3%AFn_Ta%C3%AFba
Wikidata ID:Q2876387

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