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Aït Ahmane, Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 28' 42'' North , 6° 34' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 30.4782555556, -6.57915833333
Other regions containing this locality:Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Atlas Mountains, Northwest Africa
Northwest Africa
Sahara Desert

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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62 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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