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Chouichiat, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Moroccoi
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Chouichiat- not defined -
Tazenakht- not defined -
Ouarzazate ProvinceProvince
Drâa-TafilaletRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
30° North , 6° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~49km
Köppen climate type:


Chouichiat peraluminous structure which outcrops as a discontinuous whitish ridge 10 to 60 m wide extending E–W for more than 2 km.
Located 15 km NE of the Bleida copper deposit, in the northern domain of the Bou Azzer – El Graara (Central Anti-Atlas).

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location
Atlas Mountains, North AfricaMountain Range
Anti-Atlas Mountains, MoroccoMountain Range

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Berrada, S. H. et al. (2009): Pyrophyllite – zunyite – diaspore mineralization at Chouichiat, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Can. Mineral. 47, 441-456.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Berrada, S. H. et al. (2009): Pyrophyllite – zunyite – diaspore mineralization at Chouichiat, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Can. Mineral. 47, 441-456.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Berrada, S. H. et al. (2009): Pyrophyllite – zunyite – diaspore mineralization at Chouichiat, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Can. Mineral. 47, 441-456.
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: Berrada, S. H. et al. (2009): Pyrophyllite – zunyite – diaspore mineralization at Chouichiat, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Can. Mineral. 47, 441-456
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Berrada, S. H. et al. (2009): Pyrophyllite – zunyite – diaspore mineralization at Chouichiat, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Can. Mineral. 47, 441-456
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Berrada, S. H. et al. (2009): Pyrophyllite – zunyite – diaspore mineralization at Chouichiat, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Can. Mineral. 47, 441-456
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Berrada, S. H. et al. (2009): Pyrophyllite – zunyite – diaspore mineralization at Chouichiat, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Can. Mineral. 47, 441-456.
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Berrada, S. H. et al. (2009): Pyrophyllite – zunyite – diaspore mineralization at Chouichiat, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Can. Mineral. 47, 441-456
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Berrada, S. H. et al. (2009): Pyrophyllite – zunyite – diaspore mineralization at Chouichiat, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Can. Mineral. 47, 441-456
Zunyite
Formula: Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Reference: Berrada, S. H. et al. (2009): Pyrophyllite – zunyite – diaspore mineralization at Chouichiat, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Can. Mineral. 47, 441-456

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Zunyite9.BJ.55Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 57 - SOROSILICATES Si3O10 Groups and Larger Noncyclic Groups
Insular Si3O10 and Larger Noncyclic Groups with [Si5O16] groups
Zunyite57.3.1.1Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
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.
'Chlorite Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
O HematiteFe2O3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
FFluorine
F ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
ClChlorine
Cl ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3

References

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- Berrada, S. H. et al. (2009): Pyrophyllite – zunyite – diaspore mineralization at Chouichiat, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Canadian Mineralogist 47, 441-456.


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