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"Nickéline" vein, Khder, Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Moroccoi
Regional Level Types
"Nickéline" veinVein
Khder- not defined -
Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District)District
Tazenakht- not defined -
Ouarzazate ProvinceProvince
Drâa-TafilaletRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
30° 32' 35'' North , 6° 58' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ouarzazat57,245 (2018)42.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Filon Nickéline


Abandoned workings on nickel-bearing veins in the western part of the Bou Azzer mining district, 6 km WNW of Bou Azzer.
Located south and southeast of Khder.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location
Atlas Mountains, North AfricaMountain Range
Anti-Atlas Mountains, MoroccoMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Annabergite var: Magnesian Annabergite
Formula: (Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Rammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Rammelsbergite2.EB.15aNiAs2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
var: Magnesian Annabergite8.CE.40(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Rammelsbergite2.12.2.12NiAs2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Magnesian Annabergite-(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Annabergite (var: Magnesian Annabergite)(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Annabergite (var: Magnesian Annabergite)(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Annabergite (var: Magnesian Annabergite)(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
NiNickel
Ni RammelsbergiteNiAs2
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni Annabergite (var: Magnesian Annabergite)(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AsArsenic
As RammelsbergiteNiAs2
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As Annabergite (var: Magnesian Annabergite)(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As NickelineNiAs
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68. (in german)
- Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407

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