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Vein No. 51, Aït Ahmane, Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Moroccoi
Regional Level Types
Vein No. 51- not defined -
Aït Ahmane- 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° North , 6° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of 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
β-Roselite
Formula: Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Cobaltaustinite
Formula: CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
'Garnierite'
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68; Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Maucherite
Formula: Ni11As8
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Népouite
Formula: (Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
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. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Nickelskutterudite
Formula: (Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Nickeltalmessite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Ni(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: ZRMO 138(4),32-39 (2009); N. V. Chukanov, A. A. Mukhanova, S. Möckel, D. I. Belakovsky und L. A. Levitskaya (2010): Nickeltalmessite, Ca2Ni(AsO4)2 • 2H2O, a new mineral species of the fairfieldite group, Bou Azzer, Morocco. Geology of Ore Deposits 52, 606-611.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Rammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Retgersite
Formula: NiSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Spherocobaltite
Formula: CoCO3
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Talmessite
Formula: Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Colour: light green
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Talmessite var: Nickeloan Talmessite
Formula: Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Colour: light green
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Vladimirite
Formula: Ca4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
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 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Maucherite2.AB.15Ni11As8
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Nickelskutterudite2.EC.05(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Rammelsbergite2.EB.15aNiAs2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Spherocobaltite5.AB.05CoCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Retgersite7.CB.30NiSO4 · 6H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Cobaltaustinite8.BH.35CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Nickeltalmessite (TL)8.CG.35Ca2Ni(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Talmessite8.CG.05Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
var: Nickeloan Talmessite8.CG.05Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Vladimirite8.CJ.25Ca4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
β-Roselite8.CG.05Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Népouite9.ED.15(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnierite'-

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Nickelskutterudite2.12.17.2(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Rammelsbergite2.12.2.12NiAs2
Miscellaneous
Maucherite2.16.16.1Ni11As8
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Spherocobaltite14.1.1.5CoCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Retgersite29.6.9.1NiSO4 · 6H2O
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5[HXO4]2[XO4]2.xH2O
Vladimirite39.2.2.1Ca4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Nickeltalmessite (TL)40.2.3.5Ca2Ni(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Talmessite40.2.2.5Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
β-Roselite40.2.2.7Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Cobaltaustinite41.5.1.8CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Népouite71.1.2b.3(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnierite'-
Talmessite
var: Nickeloan Talmessite
-Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H NickeltalmessiteCa2Ni(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
H VladimiriteCa4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
H TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
OOxygen
O NickeltalmessiteCa2Ni(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
O SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
O VladimiriteCa4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
O TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Mg Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SulphurS8
CaCalcium
Ca NickeltalmessiteCa2Ni(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Ca VladimiriteCa4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
Ca TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
CoCobalt
Co Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
Co β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Co SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
NiNickel
Ni NickeltalmessiteCa2Ni(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni RammelsbergiteNiAs2
Ni MaucheriteNi11As8
Ni Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Ni Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ni Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As NickeltalmessiteCa2Ni(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As NickelineNiAs
As RammelsbergiteNiAs2
As MaucheriteNi11As8
As Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
As β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
As VladimiriteCa4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
As TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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