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Dolomite outcrop, Aït Ahmane, Agdz Cercle, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Moroccoi
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Dolomite outcropOutcrop
Aït Ahmane- not defined -
Agdz CercleCercle
Zagora ProvinceProvince
Drâa-Tafilalet RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
30° 29' 26'' North , 6° 35' 38'' West
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Located besides the road leading from Aït Ahmane to Ightem.


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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 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
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
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
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Olivenite var. Zinc-bearing Olivenite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
var. Zinc-bearing Olivenite8.BB.30(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Olivenite
var. Zinc-bearing Olivenite
-(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Olivenite var. Zinc-bearing Olivenite(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Olivenite var. Zinc-bearing Olivenite(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
CaCalcium
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
NiNickel
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Olivenite var. Zinc-bearing Olivenite(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
ZnZinc
Zn Olivenite var. Zinc-bearing Olivenite(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)(OH)
AsArsenic
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As Olivenite var. Zinc-bearing Olivenite(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)(OH)
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)

References

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Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68. (in german)

External Links

http://www.strahlen.org/vp/ma/aitahmane60/ - Dr.Ghorfi refers to these "chromite-dumps" as "filon 60".

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Morocco
North Africa
Northwest Africa MeteoritesGroup of Meteorite Fall Locations

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