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Tarraouadji Massif, South Aïr, Aïr Region, Agadez Department, Nigeri
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 17° 12' North , 8° 30' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 17.20000,8.50000
GeoHash:G#: s5n1c7jt2
Locality type:Massif
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Annular alcaline granite massif (West African Younger Granites).
Complex association of amphibole granites and greisens.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert
West AfricaUN Subregion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


27 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Aenigmatite
Formula: Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Annite
Formula: KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
'Bastnäsite'
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Berthierine
Formula: (Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
'Biotite'
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
'Chevkinite Group'
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
'Fergusonite'
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
'Fluocerite'
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Genthelvite
Formula: Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Hastingsite var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Hematite var: Martite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
'Monazite'
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
'Pyrochlore'
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Siderophyllite
Formula: KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
'Synchysite'
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Tetraferriannite
Formula: KFe2+3((Fe3+,Al)Si3O10)(OH)2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
'Wiikite'
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
'Xenotime'
Reference: Wolley, A.R. (2001): Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World: Africa.- The Geological Society, London
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Aenigmatite9.DH.40Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Annite9.EC.20KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Berthierine9.ED.15(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Genthelvite9.FB.10Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Hastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Siderophyllite9.EC.20KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Tetraferriannite9.EC.20KFe2+3((Fe3+,Al)Si3O10)(OH)2
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chevkinite Group'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Fluocerite'-
'Monazite'-
'Pyrochlore'-
'Synchysite'-
'Wiikite'-
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Aenigmatite69.2.1a.1Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Berthierine71.1.2c.2(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Annite71.2.2b.3KFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Siderophyllite71.2.2b.5KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Tetraferriannite71.2.2b.4KFe2+3((Fe3+,Al)Si3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Genthelvite76.2.4.3Be3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chevkinite Group'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Fluocerite'-
Hastingsite-{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite-{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Hematite
var: Martite
-Fe2O3
'Monazite'-
'Pyrochlore'-
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
'Synchysite'-
'Wiikite'-
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H TetraferrianniteKFe32+((Fe3+,Al)Si3O10)(OH)2
H Hastingsite (var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite){Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
BeBeryllium
Be GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O AnataseTiO2
O Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
O AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O TetraferrianniteKFe32+((Fe3+,Al)Si3O10)(OH)2
O Hastingsite (var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite){Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3S
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
O HematiteFe2O3
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Na Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na Hastingsite (var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite){Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al Hastingsite (var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite){Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Si Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si TetraferrianniteKFe32+((Fe3+,Al)Si3O10)(OH)2
Si Hastingsite (var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite){Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
Si Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
SSulfur
S GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3S
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
K TetraferrianniteKFe32+((Fe3+,Al)Si3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Hastingsite (var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite){Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Fe Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
Fe AnniteKFe32+(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Fe SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Fe TetraferrianniteKFe32+((Fe3+,Al)Si3O10)(OH)2
Fe Hastingsite (var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite){Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
ZnZinc
Zn GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3S
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)

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