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Inguijem, Agoudal, Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Moroccoi
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Inguijem- not defined -
Agoudal- not defined -
Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District)District
Tazenakht- not defined -
Ouarzazate ProvinceProvince
Drâa-Tafilalet RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 30' 9'' North , 6° 39' 28'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 30.50244,-6.65779
GeoHash:G#: ev7m82zcw
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Located near Agoudal.

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


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bowieite ?
Formula: (Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Maucherite
Formula: Ni11As8
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bowieite ?2.DB.15(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Maucherite2.AB.15Ni11As8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bowieite ?2.11.12.1(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Miscellaneous
Maucherite2.16.16.1Ni11As8
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SSulfur
S LauriteRuS2
S Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
CaCalcium
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni MaucheriteNi11As8
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As MaucheriteNi11As8
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
RhRhodium
Rh Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
IrIridium
Ir Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
PtPlatinum
Pt Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cambrian - Ediacaran
485.4 - 635 Ma



ID: 3309907

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 635 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3187267
Neoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate undivided volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3151216
Precambrian plutonic

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic ultramafic group

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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)
El Ghorfi, M., Melcher, F., Oberthür, T., Boukhari, A. E., Maacha, L., Maddi, A., & Mhaili, M. (2008). Platinum group minerals in podiform chromitites of the Bou Azzer ophiolite, Anti Atlas, Central Morocco. Mineralogy and Petrology, 92(1-2), 59-80.


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