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Tiouit, Boulmane-Dadès Cercle, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Moroccoi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
31° 9' 45'' North , 5° 47' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kelaat Mgouna14,190 (2018)33.3km
Tinghir36,795 (2016)46.4km


Copper deposit.
Located north of Djebel Saghro.

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24 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.; Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.; Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.; Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.; Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
Gold var. Electrum
Formula: (Au,Ag)
Reference: Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.; Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
Luzonite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.; Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe1-xS
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.; Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.; Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
'Tennantite Subgroup'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4$c2+2)As4S12S
Reference: Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4$c2+2)Sb4S12S
Reference: Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
var. Electrum1.AA.05(Au,Ag)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Luzonite2.KA.10Cu3AsS4
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe1-xS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tennantite Subgroup'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4$c2+2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4$c2+2)Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe1-xS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
Luzonite3.2.2.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
'Tennantite Subgroup'3.3.6.2Cu6(Cu4$c2+2)As4S12S
'Tetrahedrite Subgroup'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4$c2+2)Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Gold
var. Electrum
-(Au,Ag)
'K Feldspar'-
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe1-xS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S LuzoniteCu3AsS4
S DigeniteCu9S5
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4$c22+)As4S12S
S Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4$c22+)Sb4S12S
S AcanthiteAg2S
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe1-xS
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LuzoniteCu3AsS4
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4$c22+)As4S12S
Cu Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4$c22+)Sb4S12S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LuzoniteCu3AsS4
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As Tennantite SubgroupCu6(Cu4$c22+)As4S12S
AgSilver
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag Gold var. Electrum(Au,Ag)
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb Tetrahedrite SubgroupCu6(Cu4$c22+)Sb4S12S
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Gold var. Electrum(Au,Ag)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
BiBismuth
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3

References

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Benchekroun, F., & Jettane, A. (2004). Fluid inclusions and quantitative model for gold precipitation in the Tiouit deposit (Anti-Atlas, Morocco). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 39(3), 295-300.
Bouabdellah, Mohammed & Chekroun, F & Alansari, Abdelkhalek & Margoum, Daoud. (2016) The Granitoid-Related Tiouit Gold Deposit, Saghro Inlier, Eastern Anti-Atlas (Morocco): Neoproterozoic Mineralization by a Polyphase Late-Magmatic to Hydrothermal System. 10.1007/978-3-319-31733-5_16.

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