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Tamanrasset, Tamanghasset Province, Algeriai
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Tamanghasset ProvinceProvince
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Tamanrasset73,128 (2018)


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5 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: C. Lemanski, Jr. (re-entry lost Mindat data).
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
Chenevixite
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: No reference listed
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Wlotzka, F. (1992). The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 72. Meteoritics 27 (1): 109-117. (March 1992).; Bischoff, A., Sears, D.W.G., Benoit, P.H., Geiger, T., & Stoeffler, D. (1992) New Type 3 Ordinary Chondrites from the Sahara Desert: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Abstracts) 23: 107-108. (March 1992).; Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Description: A few grains of forsterite [sensu strictu, Fa<10] are found.
Reference: Bischoff, A., Sears, D.W.G., Benoit, P.H., Geiger, T., & Stoeffler, D. (1992) New Type 3 Ordinary Chondrites from the Sahara Desert: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Abstracts) 23: 107-108. (March 1992).
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Bischoff, A., Sears, D.W.G., Benoit, P.H., Geiger, T., & Stoeffler, D. (1992) New Type 3 Ordinary Chondrites from the Sahara Desert: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Abstracts) 23: 107-108. (March 1992).
'Meteoritic Iron'
Reference: Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Wlotzka, F. (1992). The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 72. Meteoritics 27 (1): 109-117. (March 1992).; Bischoff, A., Sears, D.W.G., Benoit, P.H., Geiger, T., & Stoeffler, D. (1992) New Type 3 Ordinary Chondrites from the Sahara Desert: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Abstracts) 23: 107-108. (March 1992).
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: C. Lemanski, Jr. (re-entry lost Mindat data).
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Grady, M.M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chenevixite8.DD.05Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Meteoritic Iron'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Chenevixite42.7.10.1Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Meteoritic Iron'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
AlAluminium
Al ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
FeIron
Fe ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe TroiliteFeS
CuCopper
Cu ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
AsArsenic
As ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamanrasset_District
Wikidata ID:Q7919221

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