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Gypsum from
Daba, Amman, Jordan

Formula:CaSO4 · 2H2O
Validity:Believed Valid
References: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.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Gypsum data
Locality Data:Click here to view Daba, Amman, Jordan
Nearest other occurrences of Gypsum
39.5km (24.6 miles) A Khushaym Matruk (Khyshaym Matruk), Jordan
53.2km (33.1 miles) B Dead Sea, Jordan
68.3km (42.4 miles) C Nabi Musa, Hatrurim Formation, West Bank, Palestine
76.5km (47.5 miles) D Jerash, Jerash, Jordan
81.0km (50.3 miles) E Ma'ale Adumim (Ma'aleh Adumim; Maale Adummim), Hatrurim formation, West Bank, Palestine
92.6km (57.5 miles) F Hatrurim Formation, Negev, Israel
95.4km (59.3 miles) G Clastic dikes, Gurim anticline, Hatrurim Formation, Negev, Israel
104.6km (65.0 miles) H Arad Mine, Arad, Southern District (HaDarom District), Israel
126.5km (78.6 miles) I Yarmouk river, Maqarin area, Irbid, Jordan
224.2km (139.3 miles) J Bhanine, Jezzine District, South governate, Lebanon
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