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Vein No. 53, Aït Ahmane, Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Moroccoi
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Vein No. 53- not defined -
Aït Ahmane- not defined -
Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District)District
Tazenakht- not defined -
Ouarzazate ProvinceProvince
Drâa-Tafilalet RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° North , 6° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


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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


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
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
Clinosafflorite
Formula: CoAs2
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
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Safflorite
Formula: (Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
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; Yang, H., Evans, S.H., Downs, R.T. & Jenkins, R.A. (2011): The crystal structure of vladimirite, with a revised chemical formula, Ca4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)•4H2O. Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 1055-1064.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Clinosafflorite2.EB.15aCoAs2
Nickelskutterudite2.EC.05(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Safflorite2.EB.15a(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Vladimirite8.CJ.25Ca4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Clinosafflorite2.12.4.6CoAs2
Nickelskutterudite2.12.17.2(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Safflorite2.12.2.11(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5[HXO4]2[XO4]2.xH2O
Vladimirite39.2.2.1Ca4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H VladimiriteCa4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O VladimiriteCa4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca VladimiriteCa4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CoCobalt
Co ClinosaffloriteCoAs2
Co Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Co Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
NiNickel
Ni Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
AsArsenic
As ClinosaffloriteCoAs2
As Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3
As Safflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As VladimiriteCa4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O

References

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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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