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Bleida, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Moroccoi
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Zagora ProvinceProvince
Drâa-Tafilalet RegionRegion
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Latitude & Longitude:
30° North , 5° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~108km


The area shows extreme variation in sulfur isotope variation varying from -45.6 to +46.8 per mil.

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27 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au,Ag)
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.; Bernhard Pracejus (2015) The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope, Volume 3 2nd Edition. Elsevier 1118p
Gold var: Palladian Gold
Formula: (Au,Pd)
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
'Hornblende'
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Isomertieite
Formula: Pd11Sb2As2
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Keithconnite
Formula: Pd20Te7
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Leblanc, M., & Arnold, M. (1994). Sulfur isotopic evidence for the genesis of distinct minerlizations in the Bleida copper deposit (Morocco). Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogía, 17(1), 166-167.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Abdelhay Belkabir, Michel Jébrak, Lhou Maacha, M. Rachid Azizi Samir and Atmane Madi (2008) Gold mineralization in the Proterozoic Bleida ophiolite, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 2008, v. 297, p. 249-264 (http://sp.lyellcollection.org/content/297/1/249.abstract)
Merenskyite
Formula: (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Mertieite-I
Formula: Pd11(Sb,As)4
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Palladseite
Formula: Pd17Se15
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Potarite ?
Formula: PdHg
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Tetra-auricupride
Formula: AuCu
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
Volynskite
Formula: AgBiTe2
Reference: El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.; Bernhard Pracejus (2015) The Ore Minerals Under the Microscope, Volume 3 2nd Edition. Elsevier 1118p

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au,Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
var: Palladian Gold1.AA.05(Au,Pd)
Potarite ?1.AD.25PdHg
Tetra-auricupride1.AA.10bAuCu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Isomertieite2.AC.15aPd11Sb2As2
Keithconnite2.BC.20Pd20Te7
Kotulskite2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)
Merenskyite2.EA.20(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Mertieite-I2.AC.15bPd11(Sb,As)4
Palladseite2.BC.05Pd17Se15
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Volynskite2.JA.20AgBiTe2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Clinozoisite9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Tetra-auricupride1.1.2.2AuCu
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Potarite ?1.2.4.4PdHg
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Keithconnite2.2.6.1Pd20Te7
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Merenskyite2.12.14.4(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Miscellaneous
Isomertieite2.16.2.1Pd11Sb2As2
Mertieite-I2.16.1.1Pd11(Sb,As)4
Palladseite2.16.19.1Pd17Se15
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 2
Volynskite3.7.1.3AgBiTe2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au,Ag)
Gold
var: Palladian Gold
-(Au,Pd)
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Hornblende'-
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu Tetra-auricuprideAuCu
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As Mertieite-IPd11(Sb,As)4
As IsomertieitePd11Sb2As2
As SperrylitePtAs2
SeSelenium
Se PalladseitePd17Se15
Se ClausthalitePbSe
PdPalladium
Pd Mertieite-IPd11(Sb,As)4
Pd IsomertieitePd11Sb2As2
Pd Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Pd KeithconnitePd20Te7
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Pd PalladseitePd17Se15
Pd Gold (var: Palladian Gold)(Au,Pd)
Pd PotaritePdHg
AgSilver
Ag VolynskiteAgBiTe2
Ag Electrum(Au,Ag)
SbAntimony
Sb Mertieite-IPd11(Sb,As)4
Sb IsomertieitePd11Sb2As2
TeTellurium
Te Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2
Te KeithconnitePd20Te7
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Te VolynskiteAgBiTe2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
AuGold
Au Tetra-auricuprideAuCu
Au Electrum(Au,Ag)
Au Gold (var: Palladian Gold)(Au,Pd)
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg PotaritePdHg
PbLead
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
BiBismuth
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)
Bi VolynskiteAgBiTe2

References

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Leblanc, Marc and Arnold, Michel (1994) Sulfur isotope evidence for the genesis of distinct mineralizations in the Bleida stratiform copper deposit (Morocco). Economic Geology 89(4), 931-935.
Leblanc, Marc and Arnold, Michel (1994) Sulfur isotope evidence for the genesis of distinct mineralizations in the Bleida copper deposit (Morocco). Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogía, 17(1), 166-167.

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