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Adriane volcano, Atakor volcanic massif, Ahaggar Mtn (Hoggar Mtn), Tamanghasset Province, Algeriai
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Adriane volcanoVolcano
Atakor volcanic massifMassif
Ahaggar Mtn (Hoggar Mtn)Mountain
Tamanghasset ProvinceProvince
AlgeriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° 46' 27'' North , 5° 34' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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PlacePopulationDistance
Tamanrasset73,128 (2018)6.2km


Fayalite trachytes and riebeckite trachytes located in the central Ahaggar Mts.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine-augite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Reference: M. Girod, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Crist. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 121-125.
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Reference: M. Girod, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Crist. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 121-125.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: M. Girod, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Crist. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 121-125.
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: M. Girod, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Crist. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 121-125.
'Glass'
Reference: M. Girod, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Crist. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 121-125.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: M. Girod, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Crist. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 121-125.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: M. Girod, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Crist. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 121-125.
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: M. Girod, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Crist. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 121-125.
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: M. Girod, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Crist. , 1963, LXXXVI, pp. 121-125.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine-augite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
'Anorthoclase'9.FA.30(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Glass'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine-augite65.1.3b.2(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(Fe3+eAlfFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
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
'Anorthoclase'76.1.1.6(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Glass'-
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
OOxygen
O Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Na Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Na Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FeIron
Fe Aegirine-augite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(Fee3+AlfFeg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2

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