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Aït Ahmane, Bou Azer District (Bou Azzer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco

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Cobalt-rich mineralizations in lenses within calcite deposits along faults in Precambrian II serpentinized ultrabasic ophiolitic rocks.
Presence of cobaltoan garnierites, formed during an early low-T hydrothermal event, in tectonic cracks of the serpentinites.
The garnierites are cross-cut by arsenates (annabergite, haidingerite) veinlets with late filling of calcite and automorphous quartz and heterogenite.

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75 entries listed. 59 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Ennaciri, A., Barbanson, L., & Touray, J. C. (1995). Mineralized hydrothermal solution cavities in the Co-As Aït Ahmane mine (Bou Azzer, Morocco). Mineralium Deposita, 30(1), 75-77.

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