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Sidi Amor ben Salem Mine, Slata Pb-Zn deposit, Tajerouine, Kef, Tunisiai
Regional Level Types
Sidi Amor ben Salem MineMine
Slata Pb-Zn depositDeposit
Tajerouine- not defined -
KefGovernorate
TunisiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° North , 8° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~19km
Locality type:


A lead-zinc mine, owned by the Société "Les Mines Réunies" of Belgium.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Atlas Mountains, North AfricaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 422.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: See above
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 205.
Cesàrolite (TL)
Formula: Pb(Mn4+)3O6(OH)2
Type Locality:
Description: In galena.
Reference: Ann.Soc.Geol. Belgique (1920) 43, 239
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.
Phosgenite
Formula: Pb2CO3Cl2
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 258.
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Mlayah, A., Ferreira da Silva, E., Rocha, F., Hamza, C. B., Charef, A., & Noronha, F. (2009). The Oued Mellègue: Mining activity, stream sediments and dispersion of base metals in natural environments, North-western Tunisia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 102(1), 27-36.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cesàrolite (TL)4.FG.10Pb(Mn4+)3O6(OH)2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Phosgenite5.BE.20Pb2CO3Cl2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Plumbogummite8.BL.10PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
(AB)5X8
Cesàrolite (TL)7.6.1.1Pb(Mn4+)3O6(OH)2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Phosgenite16a.3.4.1Pb2CO3Cl2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Plumbogummite42.7.3.5PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CesàrolitePb(Mn4+)3O6(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O CesàrolitePb(Mn4+)3O6(OH)2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O CelestineSrSO4
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S CelestineSrSO4
ClChlorine
Cl PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
Cl HaliteNaCl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
MnManganese
Mn CesàrolitePb(Mn4+)3O6(OH)2
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CesàrolitePb(Mn4+)3O6(OH)2
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
Pb PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

References

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Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 258.
U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Jul 1947).
Rocks & Minerals: 22: 1126.


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