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Calcite from Arabian Plate

Djibouti
 
  • Tadjourah region
Jean-Marie Laurent collection (Self collected 1980)
Iran
 
  • Hormozgan
Michal Filippi, et al (2002) Mineralien Welt, 13, 1, 60-72.
    • Qeshm Island
Michal Filippi, et al (2002) Mineralien Welt, 13, 1, 60-72.
Iraq
 
  • Al-Anbar province
    • Ar-Rutbah (Rutbah; Ar-Rutba; Rutba)
Petranek, J., Jassim, S., Al-Bassam, K. and Hak, J. (1980) Quartz geodes of the Western Desert, Iraq. Journal of the Geological Society of Iraq, 13, 343-347; Petranek, J., Jassim, S., Al-Bassam, K. and Hak, J. (1983) Quartz geodes of the Western Desert, Iraq. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 28, 139-147.
    • Wadi Al-Hussainiya
Al-Bassam, K.S., Tamar-Agha, M.Y. (1998) Genesis of the Hussainiyat Ironstone Deposit, Western Desert, Iraq. Mineralium Deposita 33:3, 266-282.
  • Iraqi Kurdistan
    • Dahuk (Dohuk; Dihok) province
      • Amadiya (Amadia; Amedi) district
        • Barwari Bala
Yassin, A.T. (1995): Mineralogy, petrography and geochemistry of iron-rich sediments in Benavi area - Northern Iraq. M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Geology, College of Science, University of Baghdad
Yassin, S.Z., Goff, J.C. (Eds.) (2006): Geology of Iraq. Dolin, Prague and Moravian Museum, Brno, 337 pp.
Yassin, S.Z., Goff, J.C. (Eds.) (2006): Geology of Iraq. Dolin, Prague and Moravian Museum, Brno, 337 pp.
      • Zakho District
        • Sindi
Yassin, S.Z., Goff, J.C. (Eds.) (2006): Geology of Iraq. Dolin, Prague and Moravian Museum, Brno, 337 pp.
Israel
 
  • Negev
A. Mathauser collection; Stein, M., Goldstein, S.L. (2006): U-Th and radiocarbon chronologies of late Quaternary lacustrine records of the Dead Sea basin: Methods and applications. In: Enzel, Y., Agnon, A., Stein, M. (eds.), New Frontiers in Dead Sea Paleoenvironmental Research, Geological Society of America Special Papers, Volume 401, 141-154.
    • Hatrurim Formation
      • Hatrurim (Hatrurim Basin)
Burg, A., Kolodny, Y., & Lyakhovsky, V. (1999). Hatrurim-2000: The “Mottled Zone” revisited, forty years later. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 48, 209-223.
  • Southern District (HaDarom District)
    • Arad
Sharygin, Victor V.; Yakovlev, Grigory A.; Wirth, Richard; Seryotkin, Yurii V.; Sokol, Ellina V.; Nigmatulina, Elena N.; Karmanov, Nikolai S.; Pautov, Leonid A. (2019) Nataliakulikite, Ca4Ti2(Fe3+,Fe2+)(Si,Fe3+,Al)O11, a New Perovskite-Supergroup Mineral from Hatrurim Basin, Negev Desert, Israel. Minerals 9, no. 11: 700.
    • Beersheba (Beer Sheva)
Shugar, A. N. Extractive metallurgy in the Chalcolithic Southern Levant: Assessment of copper ores from Abu Matar. in Ben-Yosef, E. and Goren, Y. (eds.): Mining for Copper: Essays in Honor of Professor Beno Rothenberg
    • Dead Sea
Murashko, M. et al (2010) Zapiski RMO, 139, 3, 22-30.
    • Eilat
Shlomovitch, N., Bar-Matthews, M., & Matthews, A. (1999). Sedimentary and epigenetic copper mineral assemblages in the Cambrian Timna Formation, southern Israel. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 48(140), 195-208.
Bartura, Y., & Würzburger, U. (1974). The Timna copper deposit. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique. p277-285
Hans Niedermeier (2000) Mineralien Welt, 11, #5, 58-62.
Hans Niedermeier (2000) Mineralien Welt, 11, #5, 58-62.
Jordan
 
  • Ajloun
    • Jabal Aljoun (Aljoun Mts; Aljun Mts)
Yosha Abdel Salam Al-amri (2007): The role of the iron ore deposit of Mugharet el-Wardeh/Jordan in the development of the use of iron in southern Bilad el-Sham. Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, 184 pp.
  • Amman
Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
    • Hashem region
Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
        • Siwaga
Khoury, H.N., Sokol, E.V., Kokh, S.N., Seryotkin, Y.V., Nigmatulina, E.N., Goryainov, S.V., Belogub, E.V., Clark, I.D. (2016): Tululite, Ca14(Fe3+,Al)(Al,Zn,Fe3+,Si,P,Mn,Mg)15O36: a new Ca zincate-aluminate from combustion metamorphic marbles, central Jordan. Mineralogy and Petrology, 110, 125-140; Sokol, E. V., Kokh, S. N., Khoury, H. N., Seryotkin, Y. V., & Goryainov, S. V. (2016). Long-term immobilisation of Cd 2+ at the Tulul Al Hammam natural analogue site, central Jordan. Applied Geochemistry, 70, 43-60.
Khoury, H. N. (2014). Geochemistry of Surficial Uranium Deposits from Central Jordan.
Fleurance, S., Cuney, M., Malartre, F., & Reyx, J. (2013). Origin of the extreme polymetallic enrichment (Cd, Cr, Mo, Ni, U, V, Zn) of the Late Cretaceous–Early Tertiary Belqa Group, central Jordan. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 369, 201-219.
Dill, H.G., Kus, J., Abed, A.M., Sachsenhofer, R.F., Abul Khair, H. (2009) Diagenetic and epigenetic alteration of Cretaceous to Paleogene organic-rich sedimentary successions in northwestern Jordan, typical of the western margin of the Arabian Plate. GeoArabia, 14(2), 101-140.
  • Irbid
    • Maqarin area
http://www.natural-analogues.com/maqarin.htm; Khoury, H. N., Salameh, E., & Abdul-Jaber, Q. (1985). Characteristics of an unusual highly alkaline water from the Maqarin area, northern Jordan. Journal of Hydrology, 81(1), 79-91.; Pitty, A. F., & Alexander, W. R. (2010). A natural analogue study of cement buffered, hyperalkaline groundwaters and their interaction with a repository host rock IV: an examination of the Khushaym Matruk (central Jordan) and Maqarin (northern Jordan) sites. NDA-RWMD Technical Report, NDA, Moors Row, UK.
Techer, I., Khoury, H.N., Salameh, E., Rassineux, F., Claude, C., Clauer, N., Pagel, M., Lancelot, J., Hamelin, B., and Jacquot, E. (2006): Propagation of high-alkaline fluids in an argillaceous formation: Case study of the Khushaym Matruk natural analogue (Central Jordan). Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 90, 53-67.
  • Ma'an
ANNUAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINING AND GEOLOGY “ST. IVAN RILSKI”, Vol. 48, Part I, Geology and Geophysics, 2005
  • Mafraq
    • Safawi
Ibrahim, K., Hall, A. (1995) New occurrences of diagenetic faujasite in the Quaternary tuffs of north-east Jordan. Eurpoean Journal of Mineralogy, 7:5, 1129-1136.
Eur. J. Mineral. , 1995, 7, pp. 1129-1135. ; Ibrahim, K., Hall, A. (1995) New occurrences of diagenetic faujasite in the Quaternary tuffs of north-east Jordan. Eurpoean Journal of Mineralogy, 7:5, 1129-1136.
  • Tafilah
    • Wadi Arabah (Wadi Araba)
M. Al-Hwaiti, B. Zoheir, B. Lehmann and I. Rabba (2010): Epithermal gold mineralization at Wadi Abu Khushayba, southwestern Jordan. Ore Geology Reviews 38, 101-112.
Qatar Univ. Sci. J. 21:101-117.
Oman
 
  • Ad Dakhiliyah
Chavagnac, V., Ceuleneer, G., Monnin, C., Lansac, B., Hoareau, G., & Boulart, C. (2013). Mineralogical assemblages forming at hyperalkaline warm springs hosted on ultramafic rocks: a case study of Oman and Ligurian ophiolites. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(7), 2474-2495.
  • Al Batinah North
Mawarid Mining
Chavagnac, V., Ceuleneer, G., Monnin, C., Lansac, B., Hoareau, G., & Boulart, C. (2013). Mineralogical assemblages forming at hyperalkaline warm springs hosted on ultramafic rocks: a case study of Oman and Ligurian ophiolites. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(7), 2474-2495.
Chavagnac, V., Ceuleneer, G., Monnin, C., Lansac, B., Hoareau, G., & Boulart, C. (2013). Mineralogical assemblages forming at hyperalkaline warm springs hosted on ultramafic rocks: a case study of Oman and Ligurian ophiolites. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(7), 2474-2495.
  • Al Batinah Region (Ad Batinah Region)
AmMin 85:242-250
  • Al Buraymi
    • Northern Oman Ophiolite
Miyashita, S., Adachi, Y., Neo, N., Tomatsu, T., & Tanaka, S. Large chloritite bodies found in the upper gabbro unit of the Oman ophiolite: New aspect for the hydrothermal systems beneath ocean ridges.
  • Al Wusta
    • Sayh al Uhaymir
Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
  • Ash Sharqiyah
Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). ASTER spectral sensitivity of carbonate rocks–Study in Sultanate of Oman. Advances in Space Research, 53(4), 656-673.
  • Dhofar
Taylor, L. A., Nazarov, M. A., Ivanova, M. A., Patchen, A., Clayton, R. N., & Mayeda, T. K. (2000). Petrology of the Dhofar 019 shergottite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science Supplement, 35, 155.
Russell, S. S., Zipfel, J., Grossman, J. N., & Grady, M. M. (2002). The meteoritical bulletin, no. 86, 2002 July. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 37(S5), A157-A184.
Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
Yukio, I., Makoto, K., Hiroshi, T., Gen, S., Kita, N., Yuichi, M., ... & Gerlind, D. (2006). Petrology of a new basaltic shergottite: Dhofar 378. Antarctic Meteorite Research, 19, 20-44.
Takeda, H., Saiki, K., Ishii, T., & Otsuki, M. (2003, March). Mineralogy of the Dhofar 489 lunar meteorite, crystalline matrix breccia with magnesian anorthositic clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference Abstracts (Vol. 34, p. 1284).; Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 88, 2004 JULY, Meteoritics & Planetary Science 39, Axxx–Axxx (2004)
  • Muscat
    • Baushar
Gunnar Färber; Gordon Stanger and Colin Neal (1984) A New Occurrence of Suolunite, from Oman. Mineralogical Magazine 48:143-146
    • Sib
Rajendran, S., Nasir, S., Kusky, T. M., Ghulam, A., Gabr, S., & El-Ghali, M. A. (2013). Detection of hydrothermal mineralized zones associated with listwaenites in Central Oman using ASTER data. Ore geology reviews, 53, 470-488.; Rajendran, S., & Nasir, S. (2014). ASTER spectral sensitivity of carbonate rocks–Study in Sultanate of Oman. Advances in Space Research, 53(4), 656-673.
Palestine
 
  • West Bank
    • Hatrurim Formation
Sokol, E.V., Gaskova, O.L., Kokh, S.N., Kozmenko, O.A., Seryotkin, Y.V., Vapnik, Y., Murashko, M.N. (2011): Chromatite and its Cr3+- and Cr6+-bearing precursor minerals from the Nabi Musa Mottled Zone complex, Judean Desert. American Mineralogist 96, 659-674.
Qatar
 
Al-Yousef , M. 2003. Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Origin of Quaternary Sabkhas in the Qatar Peninsula, Arabian Gulf. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, School of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, Southampton University. By Mariam Al-Yousef of Qatar University.
Saudi Arabia
 
  • Mintaqah 'Asir
Ma'aden (Saudi Arabian Mining Co.)
Charles W. Smith, R. Ernest Anderson, and M. R. Dehlavi (1976) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Kutam Mine, Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia. U. S. Geological Survey Saudi Arabian Project Report 211
  • Mintaqah Al Madinah
Faheha, A. A., Hamidalddin, S. Q., Al-Turkestany, N. A., & Ibraheim, N. M. (2012). Concentrations Of Natural And Man-Made Radioactivity Of Surface Soil In Al-Madinh Al-Monawarah, Western Province of Saudi Arabia. Isotope and Radiation Research, 44(2), 495-504.
  • Mintaqah ar Riyad
Testard, J., Tegyey, M., Picot, P., Maury, M., & Kosakevitch, M. (1979, June). Khnaiguiyah: Mineralization in an Acid Volcanosedimentary Environment. In Evolution and Mineralization of the Arabian-Nubian Shield: Proceedings of a Symposium Convened (Vol. 3, p. 80). Pergamon Press.
Al-Shanti, A. M. S. (1995): mineral deposits in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sci. Publ. Centre, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
    • Sirhan-Turayf
Saudi Geological Survey
  • Mintaqah Ash Sharqiyah
Bob Massey micromount collection, # GRM 613
  • Mintaqah Makkah
Zulfiqar, A. & Hariri, M. M. (2006): Formation and mineral chemistry of a calcic skarn from Al-Madhiq, SW Saudi Arabia. Chemie der Erde 66, 187-201.
Saudi Geological Survey Open-File Report SGS-OF-2004-12, 68 p.
  • Mintaqah Tabuk
    • Midyan
Atencio, D., Bastos Neto, A.C., Pereira, V.P., Ferron, J.T.M.M., Hoshino, M., Moriyama, T., Watanabe, Y., Miyawaki, R., Coutinho, J.M.V., Andrade, M.B., Domanik, K., Chukanov, N.V., Momma, K., Hirano, H., Tsunematsu, M. (2015): Waimirite-(Y), orthorhombic YF3, a new mineral from the Pitinga mine, Presidente Figueiredo, Amazonas, Brazil and from Jabal Tawlah, Saudi Arabia: description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 767-780.
    • Wejh
http://gisarabia.brgm.fr/Publications/RESUMNEW.doc; USGS Open File Report 1976-0865
Syria
 
  • Ḥimṣ Governorate (Homs)
    • Khunayfis
Abbas, M., Prévôt, L., and Lucas, J. (1985) Some petrological and mineralogical characters of Upper Cretaceous phosphorite in Central Palmyrides, Syria. Sciences Géologiques, Mémoires, 77, 35-39; Lucas, J. and Abbas, M. (1989) Uranium in natural phosphorites: the Syrian example. Sciences Géologiques, Bulletin, 42, 3, 223-236.
Turkey
 
  • Bingöl Province
Econ Geol (1984) 79:354-371
  • Diyarbakir Province
    • Ergani (Arghana; Osmaniye; Erganiosmaniye)
Akinci, O. T. (2009). Ophiolite-hosted copper and gold deposits of Southeastern Turkey: formation and relationship with seafloor hydrothermal processes. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 18(4), 475-509.
United Arab Emirates
 
  • Fujayrah Emirate (Fujairah)
    • Semail Ophiolite
      • Khawr Fakkan Massif (Khor Fakkan)
        • Bani Hamid area
Gnos, W., Armbruster, T. (2000) Kinoshitalite, Ba(Mg)₃(Al₂Si₂)O10(OH,F)₂, a brittle mica from a manganese deposit in Oman: Paragenesis and crystal chemistry. American Mineralogist 85:1, 242-250.
Woolley, A. R., Barr, M. W. C., Din, V. K., Jones, G. C., Wall, F., & Williams, C. T. (1991). Extrusive carbonatites from the Uyaynah area, United Arab Emirates. Journal of Petrology, 32(6), 1143-1167.
Yemen
 
  • Abyan Governorate
Le Bas, M. J. , Ba-bttat, M. A. O., Taylor, R. N., Milton, J. A. , Windley, B. F., and Evins, P. M. (2004) The carbonatite-marble dykes of Abyan Province, Yemen Republic: the mixing of mantle and crustal carbonate materials revealed by isotope and trace element analysis. Mineralogy and Petrology, 82, 105–135.
Le Bas, M. J. , Ba-bttat, M. A. O., Taylor, R. N., Milton, J. A. , Windley, B. F., and Evins, P. M. (2004) The carbonatite-marble dykes of Abyan Province, Yemen Republic: the mixing of mantle and crustal carbonate materials revealed by isotope and trace element analysis. Mineralogy and Petrology, 82, 105–135.
  • Al Jawf Governorate
Ansan Wikfs
  • Al Mahrah Governorate
Mondillo, N., Boni, M., Balassone, G., Joachimski, M., & Mormone, A. (2014). The Jabali nonsulfide Zn–Pb–Ag deposit, western Yemen. Ore Geology Reviews, 61, 248-267.; Mattash, M.A., (2008) Geology and geochemistry of the sedimentary-hosted lead-zinc-vanadium-barite prospects in Yemen: International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, 6-14 August 2008, 1 p.
  • Hadramawt Governorate
Zolensky, M. & A.Ivanov, Chemie der Erde 63,185-246(2003)
 
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