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Smara, Es-Semara Province, Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra Region, Morocco

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 28° North , 10° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~295km


Nice snow-white quartz geodes on some European shows or on ebay labeled only as "Smara" (Western Sahara) in fact come from the large phosphate mines of Bu Craa (http://www.mindat.org/loc-159597.html).

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1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Fulgurite'
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ben Youssef Malek specimen
Lechatelierite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ben Youssef Malek specimen

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Lechatelierite'4.DA.30SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fulgurite'-SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fulgurite'-SiO2
Lechatelierite-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O FulguriteSiO2
O LechatelieriteSiO2
SiSilicon
Si FulguriteSiO2
Si LechatelieriteSiO2

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