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Tidjenouine, Ahaggar Mtn (Hoggar Mtn), Tamanghasset Province, Algeriai
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Tidjenouine- not defined -
Ahaggar Mtn (Hoggar Mtn)Mountain
Tamanghasset ProvinceProvince
AlgeriaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° 22' 59'' North , 5° 15' 0'' East
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Granulite outcrops in the Centeral Ahaggar Mts. Eburnean granulitic and migmatitic metapelites.

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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:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Bendaoud, A., Ouzegane, K., & Kienast, J. R. (2003). Textures and phase relationships in ferrous granulites from Tidjenouine (Hoggar, Algeria): fayalite–ferrossilite–quartz secondary assemblage. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 37(3), 241-255.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: C. Lemanski, Jr. (re-entry lost Mindat data).
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: Bendaoud, A., Ouzegane, K., & Kienast, J. R. (2003). Textures and phase relationships in ferrous granulites from Tidjenouine (Hoggar, Algeria): fayalite–ferrossilite–quartz secondary assemblage. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 37(3), 241-255.
Ferrosilite
Formula: FeSiO3
Reference: Bendaoud, A., Ouzegane, K., & Kienast, J. R. (2003). Textures and phase relationships in ferrous granulites from Tidjenouine (Hoggar, Algeria): fayalite–ferrossilite–quartz secondary assemblage. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 37(3), 241-255.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bendaoud, A., Ouzegane, K., & Kienast, J. R. (2003). Textures and phase relationships in ferrous granulites from Tidjenouine (Hoggar, Algeria): fayalite–ferrossilite–quartz secondary assemblage. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 37(3), 241-255.
Gedrite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: C. Lemanski, Jr. (re-entry lost Mindat data).
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Bendaoud, A., Ouzegane, K., & Kienast, J. R. (2003). Textures and phase relationships in ferrous granulites from Tidjenouine (Hoggar, Algeria): fayalite–ferrossilite–quartz secondary assemblage. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 37(3), 241-255.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bendaoud, A., Ouzegane, K., & Kienast, J. R. (2003). Textures and phase relationships in ferrous granulites from Tidjenouine (Hoggar, Algeria): fayalite–ferrossilite–quartz secondary assemblage. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 37(3), 241-255.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: C. Lemanski, Jr. (re-entry lost Mindat data).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Ferrosilite9.DA.05FeSiO3
Gedrite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ferrosilite65.1.2.2FeSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Gedrite66.1.2.5☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O FerrosiliteFeSiO3
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si FerrosiliteFeSiO3
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe FerrosiliteFeSiO3

References

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Bendaoud, A., Ouzegane, K., Kienast, J.R. (2003) Textures and phase relationships in ferrous granulites from Tidjenouine (Hoggar, Algeria): fayalite–ferrossilite–quartz secondary assemblage. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 37(3), 241-255.
Bendaoud, Abderrahmane, Ouzegane, Khadidja, Godard, Gaston, Liègeois, Jean-Paul, Kienast, Jean-Robert, Bruguier, Olivier, Drareni, Amar (2008) Geochronology and metamorphic P–T–X evolution of the Eburnean granulite-facies metapelites of Tidjenouine (Central Hoggar, Algeria): witness of the LATEA metacratonic evolution. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 2008, 297, 111-146.

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