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Wadi Hilti, Northern Oman Ophiolite, Al Buraymi Governorate, Oman

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 15' North , 56° 10' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 24.25000,56.16667
GeoHash:G#: thrcyne66
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Mantellic podiform chromitites associated with harzburgites and dunites.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
'Apatite'
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
'Chlorite Group var: Brunsvigite'
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
Clinochlore var: Ripidolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Miura, M., Arai, S., Ahmed, A. H., Mizukami, T., Okuno, M., & Yamamoto, S. (2012). Podiform chromitite classification revisited: A comparison of discordant and concordant chromitite pods from Wadi Hilti, northern Oman ophiolite. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 59, 52-61.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Miura, M., Arai, S., Ahmed, A. H., Mizukami, T., Okuno, M., & Yamamoto, S. (2012). Podiform chromitite classification revisited: A comparison of discordant and concordant chromitite pods from Wadi Hilti, northern Oman ophiolite. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 59, 52-61.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.; Miura, M., Arai, S., Ahmed, A. H., Mizukami, T., Okuno, M., & Yamamoto, S. (2012). Podiform chromitite classification revisited: A comparison of discordant and concordant chromitite pods from Wadi Hilti, northern Oman ophiolite. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 59, 52-61.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Miura, M., Arai, S., Ahmed, A. H., Mizukami, T., Okuno, M., & Yamamoto, S. (2012). Podiform chromitite classification revisited: A comparison of discordant and concordant chromitite pods from Wadi Hilti, northern Oman ophiolite. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 59, 52-61.
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
'Hollingworthite-Irarsite Series'
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Iridium var: Platiniridium
Formula: (Ir,Pt)
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Miura, M., Arai, S., Ahmed, A. H., Mizukami, T., Okuno, M., & Yamamoto, S. (2012). Podiform chromitite classification revisited: A comparison of discordant and concordant chromitite pods from Wadi Hilti, northern Oman ophiolite. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 59, 52-61.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Osmium var: Iridosmine
Formula: (Os,Ir)
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Palladium
Formula: (Pd,Pt)
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Palladoarsenide
Formula: Pd2As
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.; Miura, M., Arai, S., Ahmed, A. H., Mizukami, T., Okuno, M., & Yamamoto, S. (2012). Podiform chromitite classification revisited: A comparison of discordant and concordant chromitite pods from Wadi Hilti, northern Oman ophiolite. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 59, 52-61.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.; Miura, M., Arai, S., Ahmed, A. H., Mizukami, T., Okuno, M., & Yamamoto, S. (2012). Podiform chromitite classification revisited: A comparison of discordant and concordant chromitite pods from Wadi Hilti, northern Oman ophiolite. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 59, 52-61.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
'Unnamed (Pt-Fe Alloy)'
Formula: Pt2Fe
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
'Unnamed (Ru-Os-Ir-Fe oxides)'
Formula: (Ru,Os,Ir,Fe,Ni,Cu)1-2O2-3
Reference: Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Iridium'1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Platiniridium1.AF.10(Ir,Pt)
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
var: Iridosmine1.AF.05(Os,Ir)
Palladium1.AF.10(Pd,Pt)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Erlichmanite'2.EB.05aOsS2
'Heazlewoodite'2.BB.05Ni3S2
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Palladoarsenide2.AC.25aPd2As
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Clinochlore'9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Ripidolite9.EC.55(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Enstatite'9.DA.05MgSiO3
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Forsterite'9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'var: Brunsvigite'-(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hollingworthite-Irarsite Series'-
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Unnamed (Pt-Fe Alloy)-Pt2Fe
Unnamed (Ru-Os-Ir-Fe oxides)-(Ru,Os,Ir,Fe,Ni,Cu)1-2O2-3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Palladium1.2.1.4(Pd,Pt)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Palladoarsenide2.4.14.1Pd2As
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Erlichmanite2.12.1.16OsS2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'var: Brunsvigite'-(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Clinochlore
var: Ripidolite
-(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hollingworthite-Irarsite Series'-
Iridium
var: Platiniridium
-(Ir,Pt)
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
-(Os,Ir)
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Unnamed (Pt-Fe Alloy)'-Pt2Fe
'Unnamed (Ru-Os-Ir-Fe oxides)'-(Ru,Os,Ir,Fe,Ni,Cu)1-2O2-3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AnataseTiO2
O Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
O CalciteCaCO3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
O RutileTiO2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Unnamed (Ru-Os-Ir-Fe oxides)(Ru,Os,Ir,Fe,Ni,Cu)1-2O2-3
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ErlichmaniteOsS2
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S LauriteRuS2
S MilleriteNiS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe Unnamed (Pt-Fe Alloy)Pt2Fe
Fe Unnamed (Ru-Os-Ir-Fe oxides)(Ru,Os,Ir,Fe,Ni,Cu)1-2O2-3
NiNickel
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Unnamed (Ru-Os-Ir-Fe oxides)(Ru,Os,Ir,Fe,Ni,Cu)1-2O2-3
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu Unnamed (Ru-Os-Ir-Fe oxides)(Ru,Os,Ir,Fe,Ni,Cu)1-2O2-3
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As PalladoarsenidePd2As
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Unnamed (Ru-Os-Ir-Fe oxides)(Ru,Os,Ir,Fe,Ni,Cu)1-2O2-3
PdPalladium
Pd Palladium(Pd,Pt)
Pd PalladoarsenidePd2As
OsOsmium
Os ErlichmaniteOsS2
Os Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
Os Unnamed (Ru-Os-Ir-Fe oxides)(Ru,Os,Ir,Fe,Ni,Cu)1-2O2-3
IrIridium
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Ir Iridium (var: Platiniridium)(Ir,Pt)
Ir Unnamed (Ru-Os-Ir-Fe oxides)(Ru,Os,Ir,Fe,Ni,Cu)1-2O2-3
PtPlatinum
Pt Iridium (var: Platiniridium)(Ir,Pt)
Pt Unnamed (Pt-Fe Alloy)Pt2Fe

Regional Geology

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Cenomanian
93.9 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3191530
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Late Cretaceous (93.9 - 100.5 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Semail Ophiolite

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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Ahmed, A. H., Arai, S., & Kadoshima, K. (2002). Possible platinum-group element (PGE) oxides in the PGE-mineralized chromitite from the Northern Oman Ophiolite. Journal of mineralogical and petrological sciences, 97(4), 190-198.
Ahmed, A. H., & Arai, S. (2003). Platinum-group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Oman ophiolite. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 597-616.
Miura, M., Arai, S., Ahmed, A. H., Mizukami, T., Okuno, M., & Yamamoto, S. (2012). Podiform chromitite classification revisited: A comparison of discordant and concordant chromitite pods from Wadi Hilti, northern Oman ophiolite. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 59, 52-61.


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