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Franklin Co., Alabama, USAi
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Name in French:Comté de Franklin, Alabama, États-Unis
Name in German:Franklin County, Alabama, Vereinigte Staaten
Name in Italian:Contea di Franklin, Alabama, Stati Uniti d'America
Name in Russian:Франклин, Алабама, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Name in Simplified Chinese:富蘭克林縣, 亚拉巴马州, 美国
Name in Spanish:Condado de Franklin, Alabama, Estados Unidos
Name in Albanian:Franklin County, Alabama, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Name in Arabic:مقاطعة فرانكلين, ألاباما, الولايات المتحدة
Name in Armenian:Ֆրանկլին շրջան, Ալաբամա, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Name in Basque:Franklin konderria, Alabama
Name in Bavarian:Franklin County, Alabama, Vaoanigte Stootn
Name in Bishnupriya Manipuri:ফ্রাঙ্কলিন কাউন্টি, আলাবামা, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Name in Bulgarian:Франклин, Алабама, Съединени американски щати
Name in Cebuano:Franklin County, Alabama
Name in Czech:Franklin County, Alabama, Spojené státy americké
Name in Dutch:Franklin County, Alabama, Verenigde Staten
Name in Estonian:Franklini maakond, Alabama, Ameerika Ühendriigid
Name in Farsi/Persian:شهرستان فرانکلین، آلاباما, آلاباما, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Name in Hungarian:Franklin megye, Alabama, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Name in Indonesian:County Franklin, Alabama, Amerika Serikat
Name in Irish Gaelic:Contae Franklin, Alabama, Stáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá
Name in Japanese:フランクリン郡, アラバマ州, アメリカ合衆国
Name in Low Saxon/Low German:Franklin County, Alabama, USA
Name in Min Dong Chinese:Franklin Gông, Alabama
Name in Norwegian:Franklin County, Alabama, USA
Name in Polish:Hrabstwo Franklin, Alabama, Stany Zjednoczone
Name in Portuguese:Condado de Franklin, Alabama, Estados Unidos
Name in Romanian:Comitatul Franklin, Alabama, Statele Unite ale Americii
Name in Serbian:Округ Френклин, Алабама, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Name in Serbo-Croatian:Franklin County, Alabama, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Name in Swedish:Franklin County, Alabama, USA
Name in Turkish:Franklin, Alabama, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Name in Ukrainian:Франклін, Алабама, Сполучені Штати Америки
Name in Urdu:فرینکلن کاؤنٹی، الاباما, الاباما, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Name in Vietnamese:Quận Franklin, Alabama, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Name in Waray:Condado han Franklin, Alabama, Estados Unidos
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'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Description: Plagioclase, somewhat variable, is almost entirely Anorthite or Bytownite in composition. Anorthite appears to be somewhat more common.
Reference: Steele, I. M. & Smith, J. V. (1982) Ion probe analysis of plagioclase in three howardites and three eucrites: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 12B: 1281-1296.; Duke, M. B & Silver L. T. (1967) Petrology of eucrites, howardites and mesosiderites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31:1637-1665.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Labotka, T. C. & Papike, J. J. (1980) Samples of the regolith of the eucrite parent-body: Petrology of Frankfort, Pavlovka, Yurtuk, Malvern, and ALHA 77302. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XI: 1103-1130 ; Steele, I. M. & Smith, J. V. (1982) Ion probe analysis of plagioclase in three howardites and three eucrites: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 12B: 1281-1296.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull 120; Labotka, T. C. & Papike, J. J. (1980) Samples of the regolith of the eucrite parent-body: Petrology of Frankfort, Pavlovka, Yurtuk, Malvern, and ALHA 77302. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XI: 1103-1130
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull 120; Labotka, T. C. & Papike, J. J. (1980) Samples of the regolith of the eucrite parent-body: Petrology of Frankfort, Pavlovka, Yurtuk, Malvern, and ALHA 77302. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XI: 1103-1130 ; Duke, M. B & Silver L. T. (1967) Petrology of eucrites, howardites and mesosiderites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31:1637-1665.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull 120
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull120
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Labotka, T. C. & Papike, J. J. (1980) Samples of the regolith of the eucrite parent-body: Petrology of Frankfort, Pavlovka, Yurtuk, Malvern, and ALHA 77302. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XI: 1103-1130
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull 120
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Labotka, T. C. & Papike, J. J. (1980) Samples of the regolith of the eucrite parent-body: Petrology of Frankfort, Pavlovka, Yurtuk, Malvern, and ALHA 77302. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XI: 1103-1130 ; Duke, M. B & Silver L. T. (1967) Petrology of eucrites, howardites and mesosiderites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31:1637-1665.
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Duke, M. B & Silver L. T. (1967) Petrology of eucrites, howardites and mesosiderites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31:1637-1665.
'Pyroxene Group'
Description: Pyroxene (Fs23-44) reported by Mason et al.(1979)
Reference: Steele, I. M. & Smith, J. V. (1982) Ion probe analysis of plagioclase in three howardites and three eucrites: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 12B: 1281-1296.; Mason B., Jarosewich E. & Nelen J. A. (1979) The pyroxene-plagioclase achondrites. Smithson. Contrib. Earth Sci. 22: 27-45.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
'Silica'
Reference: Labotka, T. C. & Papike, J. J. (1980) Samples of the regolith of the eucrite parent-body: Petrology of Frankfort, Pavlovka, Yurtuk, Malvern, and ALHA 77302. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XI: 1103-1130
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Duke, M. B & Silver L. T. (1967) Petrology of eucrites, howardites and mesosiderites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31:1637-1665.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull 120

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Silica'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Silica'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O SideriteFeCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O TridymiteSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si TridymiteSiO2
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S TroiliteFeS
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6

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