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Tunisia

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 34° North , 9° East (est.)
Area:163,610 km2
Other regions containing this locality:Sahara Desert, North Africa
Name(s) in local language(s):Tūnis


The official name of Tunisia is the Tunisian Republic (al-Jumhūriyya at-Tūnisiyya).


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Albite

Alunite Supergroup

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

'Apatite'

'var: Carbonate-rich Apatite'

Aragonite

Arsenopyrite

Azurite

Barstowite

Baryte

Bassanite

'Bastnäsite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

'Bismuthinite-Stibnite Series'

'var: Horobetsuite'

'Bitumen'

Bournonite

Calcite

var: Ferroan Calcite

Celestine

Cerussite

Cesàrolite (TL)

Chalcophanite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcostibite

Chromite

Cinnabar

Corkite

Cotunnite

Covellite

Cristobalite

Descloizite

'Desert Rose'

Dolomite

Enargite

Famatinite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Freibergite

Galena

Glauconite

Goethite

Goyazite

Greenockite

Gustavite

Gypsum

Halite

'Halloysite'

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Hydrocerussite

Hydrohetaerolite

Hydrozincite

'Hypersthene'

Iron

var: Kamacite

Jordanite

Kaolinite

'K Feldspar'

Laurionite

Leadhillite

Lepidocrocite

'Limonite'

Luzonite

Magnesite

Malachite

Marcasite

Matildite

'Monazite'

Muscovite

var: Illite

Nahcolite

'Native Amalgam'

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

'Parisite'

Penfieldite

Pentlandite

'Petroleum'

'Phengite'

Phlogopite

Phosgenite

Phosphohedyphane

Plumbogummite

Portlandite

Pyrite

Pyromorphite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Rosasite

'Schalenblende'

'Sebkhaînite'

Siderite

var: Manganoan Siderite

Silver

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

Sphalerite

Strontianite

Sulphur

Sweetite

Sylvite

Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tetrahedrite

'Tourmaline'

Troilite

Tunisite (TL)

Uraninite

Vanadinite

Willemite

Wittichenite

Zincite

Zircon


90 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Tunisia
Tunisia

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References

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Paulitsch, P. (1988): Gedanken über eine Tunesien-Reise. Aufschluss, 39 (2), 87-94 (in German).
Müther, T.F. (1991): Tunesien - ein Land in dem man Urlaub und Mineraliensammeln verbindet. Mineralien-Welt, 2 (1), 34-40 (in German).
Slim-Shimi, N. and Tlig, S. (1993): Mixed type sulfide deposits in Northern Tunisia, regenerated in relation to paleogeography and tectonism. Journal of African Earth Sciences 16, 287-307.

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