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Igoudrane mine, Imiter district, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Moroccoi
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Igoudrane mineMine
Imiter districtDistrict
Tinghir ProvinceProvince
Drâa-Tafilalet RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 31° North , 5° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~108km
Locality type:Mine


Silver mine.
Located in the eastern part of the Imiter district.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Imiterite
Formula: Ag2HgS2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Barodi, E. B., Belkasmi, A., Bouchta, R. & Qadrouci, A. (1998): Silver deposits of Morocco: the Imiter deposit. Chronique de la Recherche Miniere 66, 77-92 (in French).
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Imiterite2.BD.05Ag2HgS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Imiterite2.5.8.1Ag2HgS2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SSulfur
S CinnabarHgS
S ImiteriteAg2HgS2
S GalenaPbS
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S MarcasiteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S AcanthiteAg2S
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag ImiteriteAg2HgS2
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
HgMercury
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg ImiteriteAg2HgS2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Barodi, E.B., Belkasmi, A., Bouchta, R., and Qadrouci, A. (1998) Silver deposits of Morocco: the Imiter deposit. Chronique de la Recherche Miniere 66, 77-92 (in French).
Barral, J.-P., Favreau, G., and Lheur, C. (2008) La mine d'argent d'Imiter (Maroc) - Géologie, histoire exploitation et description des espèces minérales. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs 3/2008, 1-110 (in French).
Barral, J.-P., Favreau, G., and Lheur, C. (2009) Imiter, der größte Silberbergbau Marokkos: Geologie, Bergbaugeschichte und Mineralien. Lapis 34 (12), 15-43; 62 (in German).


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