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Arad Mine, Tamar Regional Council, Southern District (HaDarom District), Israeli
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Arad MineMine
Tamar Regional CouncilRegional Council
Southern District (HaDarom District)District
IsraelCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
31° 7' North , 35° 12' East
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Arad23,700 (2017)15.8km
Dimona33,558 (2017)16.7km
‘En Boqeq1,400 (2012)18.0km
Safi15,200 (2013)26.8km
Khirbat al Fakhīt228 (2012)29.1km


An open pit phosphate rock mine with 0.5 million ton/yr. capacity. Located about 190 km South of Tel Aviv. Owned by Negev Phosphates, a subsidiary of Israeli Chemicals.

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Hatzor, Y. H., & Levin, M. (1997). The shear strength of clay-filled bedding planes in limestones—back-analysis of a slope failure in a phosphate mine, Israel. Geotechnical & Geological Engineering, 15(4), 263-282.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com; Tonsuaadu, K., Veiderma, M., Koel, M., & Nathan, Y. (2000). Thermal analysis of Israeli phosphorites. In PROCEEDINGS-ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES CHEMISTRY (Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 44-52). TRUEKITUD OU.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Tonsuaadu, K., Veiderma, M., Koel, M., & Nathan, Y. (2000). Thermal analysis of Israeli phosphorites. In PROCEEDINGS-ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES CHEMISTRY (Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 44-52). TRUEKITUD OU.
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: Tonsuaadu, K., Veiderma, M., Koel, M., & Nathan, Y. (2000). Thermal analysis of Israeli phosphorites. In PROCEEDINGS-ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES CHEMISTRY (Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 44-52). TRUEKITUD OU.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com; Tonsuaadu, K., Veiderma, M., Koel, M., & Nathan, Y. (2000). Thermal analysis of Israeli phosphorites. In PROCEEDINGS-ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES CHEMISTRY (Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 44-52). TRUEKITUD OU.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com; Tonsuaadu, K., Veiderma, M., Koel, M., & Nathan, Y. (2000). Thermal analysis of Israeli phosphorites. In PROCEEDINGS-ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES CHEMISTRY (Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 44-52). TRUEKITUD OU.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: www.mineralmundi.com; Tonsuaadu, K., Veiderma, M., Koel, M., & Nathan, Y. (2000). Thermal analysis of Israeli phosphorites. In PROCEEDINGS-ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES CHEMISTRY (Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 44-52). TRUEKITUD OU.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
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, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FFluorine
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F

References

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Mining Annual Review (1985):227, 470.
Tonsuaadu, K., Veiderma, M., Koel, M., & Nathan, Y. (2000). Thermal analysis of Israeli phosphorites. In PROCEEDINGS-ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES CHEMISTRY (Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 44-52). TRUEKITUD OU.

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