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Azilal Province, Béni Mellal-Khénifra Region, Moroccoi
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Azilal ProvinceProvince
Béni Mellal-Khénifra RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Ifrane13,000 (2017)
Other Languages:
Arabic:
إقليم أزيلال, بني ملال-خنيفرة, المغرب
French:
Azilal, Béni Mellal-Khénifra, Maroc
German:
Azilal, Béni Mellal-Khénifra, Marokko
Italian:
provincia di Azilal, Béni Mellal-Khénifra, Marocco
Simplified Chinese:
艾濟拉勒省, 貝尼邁拉勒-海尼夫拉省, 摩洛哥
Spanish:
Provincia de Azilal, Beni Melal-Jenifra, Marruecos
Asturian:
Provincia d'Azilal, Marruecos
Catalan:
província d'Azilal, Béni Mellal-Khénifra, Marroc
Cebuano:
Azilal Province, Morocco
Dutch:
Azilal, Marokko
Japanese:
アジラル州, ベニ・メラル=ヘニフラ地方, モロッコ
Portuguese:
Azilal , Marrocos
Swedish:
Azilal Province, Marocko
Welsh:
Talaith Azilal, Moroco


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17 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Van Schmus, W.R. & Ribbe, P.H. (1968) The composition and structural state of feldspar from chondritic meteorites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 32(12): 1327-1342. (Dec 1968).
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Van King
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Varentsov, I.M. (1996): Manganese ores of supergene zone: Geochemistry of formation. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), 342 pp.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: Varentsov, I.M. (1996): Manganese ores of supergene zone: Geochemistry of formation. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), 342 pp.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Gattacceca, J., Rochette, P., Lagroix, F., Mathé, P.-E & Zanda, B. (2011) Low temperature magnetic transition of chromite in ordinary chondrites: Geophysical Research Letters 38 (10). (May 2011).
Crednerite
Formula: CuMnO2
Reference: Gaudefroy, C., Dietrich, J., Permingeat, F., and Picot, P. (1966): Bull. Soc. Franc Mineral. 89, 80-88
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: van Schmus, W.R. & Koffman, D.M. (1967) Equilibration Temperatures of Iron and Magnesium in Chondritic Meteorites: Science, New Series 155 (3765): 1009-1011. (Feb 1967).
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Varentsov, I.M. (1996): Manganese ores of supergene zone: Geochemistry of formation. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), 342 pp.
Dolomite var: Manganoan Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Varentsov, I.M. (1996): Manganese ores of supergene zone: Geochemistry of formation. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), 342 pp.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: van Schmus, W.R. & Koffman, D.M. (1967) Equilibration Temperatures of Iron and Magnesium in Chondritic Meteorites: Science, New Series 155 (3765): 1009-1011. (Feb 1967).
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Flavien Choulet, Nicolas Charles, Luc Barbanson, Yannick Branquet, Stanislas Sizaret, Aomar Ennaciri, Lakhlifi Badra, Yan Chen (2014): Non-sulfide zinc deposits of the Moroccan High Atlas: Multi-scale characterization and origin. Ore Geology Reviews, 56, 115-140.
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Varentsov, I.M. (1996): Manganese ores of supergene zone: Geochemistry of formation. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), 342 pp.
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: Varentsov, I.M. (1996): Manganese ores of supergene zone: Geochemistry of formation. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), 342 pp.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Flavien Choulet, Nicolas Charles, Luc Barbanson, Yannick Branquet, Stanislas Sizaret, Aomar Ennaciri, Lakhlifi Badra, Yan Chen (2014): Non-sulfide zinc deposits of the Moroccan High Atlas: Multi-scale characterization and origin. Ore Geology Reviews, 56, 115-140.
Jacobsite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Varentsov, I.M. (1996): Manganese ores of supergene zone: Geochemistry of formation. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), 342 pp.
'Meteoritic Iron'
Reference: J. Gattacceca, et al. (2014) Metal phases in ordinary chondrites: Magnetic hysteresis properties and implications for thermal history: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 49(4): 652–676. (April 2014).
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: van Schmus, W.R. & Koffman, D.M. (1967) Equilibration Temperatures of Iron and Magnesium in Chondritic Meteorites: Science, New Series 155 (3765): 1009-1011. (Feb 1967).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Flavien Choulet, Nicolas Charles, Luc Barbanson, Yannick Branquet, Stanislas Sizaret, Aomar Ennaciri, Lakhlifi Badra, Yan Chen (2014): Non-sulfide zinc deposits of the Moroccan High Atlas: Multi-scale characterization and origin. Ore Geology Reviews, 56, 115-140.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Varentsov, I.M. (1996): Manganese ores of supergene zone: Geochemistry of formation. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), 342 pp.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Flavien Choulet, Nicolas Charles, Luc Barbanson, Yannick Branquet, Stanislas Sizaret, Aomar Ennaciri, Lakhlifi Badra, Yan Chen (2014): Non-sulfide zinc deposits of the Moroccan High Atlas: Multi-scale characterization and origin. Ore Geology Reviews, 56, 115-140.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Varentsov, I.M. (1996): Manganese ores of supergene zone: Geochemistry of formation. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), 342 pp.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Flavien Choulet, Nicolas Charles, Luc Barbanson, Yannick Branquet, Stanislas Sizaret, Aomar Ennaciri, Lakhlifi Badra, Yan Chen (2014): Non-sulfide zinc deposits of the Moroccan High Atlas: Multi-scale characterization and origin. Ore Geology Reviews, 56, 115-140.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Crednerite4.AB.05CuMnO2
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hollandite4.DK.05aBa(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Jacobsite4.BB.05Mn2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Manganoan Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Meteoritic Iron'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
ABX2
Crednerite7.1.2.1CuMnO2
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Jacobsite7.2.2.2Mn2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
AB8X16
Hollandite7.9.1.1Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
Dolomite
var: Manganoan Dolomite
-CaMg(CO3)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Meteoritic Iron'-
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
C Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
O HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O CredneriteCuMnO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MgMagnesium
Mg Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Ca Dolomite (var: Manganoan Dolomite)CaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn CredneriteCuMnO2
FeIron
Fe JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CredneriteCuMnO2
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azilal_Province
Wikidata ID:Q793763
GeoNames ID:2556569

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