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Agoudal, Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Moroccoi
Regional Level Types
Agoudal- 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:
~2km
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27 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alloclasite
Formula: Co1-xFexAsS
Habit: elongated prisms
Colour: gray
Description: EDX analysis Vincent Bourgoin & Jean-Claude Boulliard, Association Jean wyart - Paris
Reference: Georges Favreau collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: JP Barral collection
Bariopharmacosiderite
Formula: Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Reference: Analyses for Jordi Frabre
β-Roselite
Formula: Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: http://www.spiriferminerals.com/70,IV-2010---Morocco-part-II.html
Bowieite ?
Formula: (Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Reference: 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.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Co)CO3
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: 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.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Claudetite
Formula: As2O3
Reference: Jean-Pierre Barral specimens
Cobaltaustinite
Formula: CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Tomasz Praszkier (2010) Lapis, 35, #11, 29-31.
'Cobaltoan calcite-spherocobaltite'
Reference: Van King
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: John Sobelewski specimen
Dolomite var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
Formula: (Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Reference: John Sobelewski specimen
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: 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.
Lavendulan
Formula: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Reference: Tomasz Praszkier (2010) Lapis, 35, #11, 29-31.
Maucherite
Formula: Ni11As8
Reference: 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.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: JP Barral collection
Picropharmacolite
Formula: Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Font Philippe specimen
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Roselite
Formula: Ca2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: JP Barral collection
'Roselite-Wendwilsonite Series'
Reference: http://www.spiriferminerals.com/70,IV-2010---Morocco-part-II.html
Sainfeldite
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Font Philippe specimen
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: 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.
Spherocobaltite
Formula: CoCO3
Stichtite
Formula: Mg6Cr3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Takovite
Formula: Ni6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Talmessite
Formula: Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Analyses for Jordi Frabre
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
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
Alloclasite2.EB.10bCo1-xFexAsS
Bowieite ?2.DB.15(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Maucherite2.AB.15Ni11As8
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Claudetite4.CB.45As2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Cobaltoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Co)CO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite5.AB.10(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Spherocobaltite5.AB.05CoCO3
Stichtite5.DA.50Mg6Cr3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Takovite5.DA.50Ni6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Austinite8.BH.35CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Bariopharmacosiderite8.DK.10Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Cobaltaustinite8.BH.35CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Lavendulan8.DG.05NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Picropharmacolite8.CH.15Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Roselite8.CG.10Ca2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Sainfeldite8.CB.10Ca5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
Talmessite8.CG.05Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
β-Roselite8.CG.05Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Cobaltoan calcite-spherocobaltite'-
'Roselite-Wendwilsonite Series'-
'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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bowieite ?2.11.12.1(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Alloclasite2.12.6.2Co1-xFexAsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Miscellaneous
Maucherite2.16.16.1Ni11As8
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Claudetite4.3.10.1As2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Spherocobaltite14.1.1.5CoCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Stichtite16b.6.2.2Mg6Cr3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Takovite16b.6.3.2Ni6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5[HXO4]2[XO4]2.xH2O
Picropharmacolite39.2.4.1Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Sainfeldite39.2.1.2Ca5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Roselite40.2.3.1Ca2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Talmessite40.2.2.5Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
β-Roselite40.2.2.7Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Austinite41.5.1.3CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Cobaltaustinite41.5.1.8CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Bariopharmacosiderite42.8.1a.3Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Lavendulan42.9.4.2NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Calcite
var: Cobaltoan Calcite
-(Ca,Co)CO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'Cobaltoan calcite-spherocobaltite'-
Dolomite
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
-(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
'Roselite-Wendwilsonite Series'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StichtiteMg6Cr23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
H CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
H LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
H TakoviteNi6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
H RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H SainfelditeCa5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
H PicropharmacoliteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C StichtiteMg6Cr23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
C SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
C TakoviteNi6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O StichtiteMg6Cr23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
O SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
O CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
O LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
O ClaudetiteAs2O3
O Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
O TakoviteNi6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
O RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O SainfelditeCa5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
O PicropharmacoliteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NaSodium
Na LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg StichtiteMg6Cr23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Mg Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Mg PicropharmacoliteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al TakoviteNi6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SSulfur
S AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
S MilleriteNiS
S LauriteRuS2
S Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
ClChlorine
Cl LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Ca LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Ca Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Ca AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Ca RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca SainfelditeCa5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
Ca PicropharmacoliteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr StichtiteMg6Cr23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
Fe AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
Co SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
Co β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Co CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Co AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
Co Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Co RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
NiNickel
Ni TakoviteNi6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni MaucheriteNi11As8
CuCopper
Cu LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
ZnZinc
Zn AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
As CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
As LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
As ClaudetiteAs2O3
As AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
As AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
As RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As SainfelditeCa5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
As PicropharmacoliteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
As MaucheriteNi11As8
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
RhRhodium
Rh Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
BaBarium
Ba BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
IrIridium
Ir Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
PtPlatinum
Pt Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3

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Praszkier, T. (2010): Mineralogische Bonanzas - die Funde der letzten beiden Jahre in Bou Azzer, Marokko. Mineralien-Welt 21 (2), 68-77.

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