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Sidi Rahal (Sidi Rahhal), El Kelaâ des Sraghna Province, Marrakech-Safi Region, Morocco

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Little village about 15 km east of Aït Ourir, with a quarry in basalt in which there are many amethyst geodes.

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Northwest Africa Meteorites

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: John Rakovan
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: On quartz specimens field-collected by Mark Mauthner.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: On quartz specimens field-collected by Mark Mauthner.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: On quartz specimens field-collected by Mark Mauthner.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rui Nunes 08April2006
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jean Dehaye collection
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Yves Masson collection
Quartz var: Iris Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Specimen in Spirifer Society Collection, Poland
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: On quartz specimens field-collected by Mark Mauthner.
'Strawberry Quartz'
Reference: Yves Masson

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Iris Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Smectite Group-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Strawberry Quartz-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Iris Quartz-SiO2
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Strawberry Quartz'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Quartz (var: Iris Quartz)SiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Iris Quartz)SiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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