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Forsterite from Sahara Desert, North Africa

Algeria
 
  • Adrar Province
    • Zaouiet Kounta District
      • In Zghmir
Hutchison, R., Reed, S.J.B., Ash, R.D. & Pillinger, C.T. (1991) Adrar 003: A new extraordinary unequilibrated ordinary chondrite. Meteoritics 26 (4): p. 349. (Dec 1991).
  • Bordj Badji Mokhtar Province
    • Bordj Badji Mokhtar District
      • Bordj Badji Mokhtar
Weber, D., & Bischoff, A. (1992, March). Mineralogy and chemistry of refractory inclusions in CR-like chondrites from the Sahara desert. In Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference Abstracts (Vol. 23, p. 1505).; Endress, M., Keil, K., Bischoff, A., Spettel, B., Clayton, R. N. & Mayeda, T. K. (1994) Origin of dark clasts in the ACFER 059/El Djouf 001 CR2 chondrite: Meteoritics 29 (1): 26-40. (Jan 1994).
Oba, T., Nagase, K. & Hayashi, A. (1998) Mineralogy and petrology of chondrule in Ouallen (Tanezrouft) meteorite: Bulletin Joetsu Univ. Educ. 17(2): 891-899. (March1998).
  • In Salah Province
    • In Salah District
      • Foggaret Ezzaouia
Wlotzka, F. (1991). Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 71. Meteoritics, vol. 26 (3), 255-262. (Sept 1991).; Anorthite, Augite, Corundum, Diopside, Forsterite, Grossite, Hibonite, Melilite, Olivine, Perovskite, Pigeonite, Plagioclase, Pyroxene, Spinel ; Wlotzka, F. (1991). Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 71. Meteoritics, vol. 26 (3), 255-262. (Sept 1991). ; Krot, A. N., Fagan, T. J., Keil, K., McKeegan, K. D., Sahijpal, S., Hutcheon, I. D., Petaev, M. I. & Yurimoto, H. (2004). Ca,Al-rich inclusions, amoeboid olivine aggregates, and Al-rich chondrules from the unique carbonaceous chondrite Acfer 094: I. mineralogy and petrology. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68 (9), 2167-2184. (May 2004).
        • Aguemour
Bischoff, A., Sears, D.W.G., Benoit, P.H., Geiger, T., & Stoeffler, D. (1992) New Type 3 Ordinary Chondrites from the Sahara Desert: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Abstracts) 23: 107-108. (March 1992).
  • Tamanghasset Province
    • Ahaggar Mtn (Hoggar Mtn)
      • Laouni
J.P. Lorand and J.Y. Cottin, Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 373-378.
Egypt
 
  • Red Sea Governorate
    • Barramiya
Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
    • Bir Bitan
Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
    • El Galala
Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Aly, M. M., El Ramly, M. F., & Kabesh, M. L. (1983). Analyses of Egyptian rocks, igneous rocks, part I. The Geol. Survey of Egypt and Mining Authority, Cairo, paper, (66), 77-81. El-Ramly, M. F., & Hussein, A. A. (1982). The alkaline ring complexes of Egypt. Geol. Surv. Egypt, Paper, 63. El Ramly, M.F., Budanov, V.I. & Hussein, A.A.A. 1971. The alkaline rocks of south-eastern Egypt. Geological Survey of Egypt, Paper, 53. Hashad, A. H., AH, H., & EL REEDY, M. W. M. (1979). Geochronology of the anorogenic alkalic rocks South Eastern Desert, Egypt. Annals of the Geological Survey of Egypt, 9, 81-101. Omar, G. I., Kohn, B. P., Lutz, T. M., & Faul, H. (1987). The cooling history of Silurian to Cretaceous alkaline ring complexes, south Eastern Desert, Egypt, as revealed by fission-track analysis. Earth and planetary science letters, 83(1-4), 94-108. doi.org/10.1016/0012-821X(87)90054-9
Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Libya
 
  • Jabal al Gharbi District
    • Hamadah al Hamra
Weber, D. & Bischoff, A. (1996) New Meteorite Finds from the Libyan Sahara (abstract): Lunar and Planetary Science XXVII: p. 1393. (Mar 1996).
  • Jufra District
    • Dar al Gani
Ikeda, Y., Prinz, M. & Nehru, C. E. (2000) Lithic and mineral clasts in the Dar Al Gani (DAG) 319 polymict ureilite: Antarctic Meteorite Research. Twenty-fourth Symposium on Antarctic Meteorites, NIPR Symposium No. 13., Editor in Chief, Takeo Hirasawa. National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo. pp.177-221. (Mar 2000).
  • Wadi al Hayaa District
Jérémine, E., and Lelubre, M. (1952) Sur la météorite d'Oubari. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2, 4, 217-228 (as olivine); Fredriksson, K., Nelen, J., and Fredriksson, B.J. (1968) The LL-group chondrites. In: Ahrens, L. (ed.), Origin and distribution of the elements. Pergamon Press, Oxford, pages 457–466; Grady, M.M. (2000) Catalogue of Meteorites (5/e). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, Oakleigh, Madrid, Cape Town, 689 pages.
Mauritania
 
  • Assaba Region
Meteoritical Bulletin Database
  • Tagant Region
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  • Tiris Zemmour Region
    • Bir Moghrein
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Morocco
 
  • Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dahab Region
    • Oued Ed-Dahab Province
      • Ouled Dlim Massif (Adrar Souttouf)
Benaouda, R., Kraemer, D., Sitnikova, M., Goldmann, S., Schwarz-Schampera, U., Errami, A., Mouttaqi, A., Bau, M. (2020): Discovery of high-grade REE-Nb-Fe mineralization associated with calciocarbonatite in south Morocco. Ore Geology Reviews, 109, (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=16432
Sudan
 
  • Northern State
Suttle, M.D., Twegar, K., Nava, J., Spiess, R., Spratt, J., Campanale, F., and Folco, L. (2019) A unique CO-like micrometeorite hosting an exotic Al-Cu-Fe-bearing assemblage – close affinities with the Khatyrka meteorite. Scientific Reports, 9, Article number: 12426 (2019); https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-48937-0
 
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