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Agoulzi Mine, Bou Skour district, Djebel Saghro (Jbel Saghro), Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Moroccoi
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Agoulzi MineMine
Bou Skour districtDistrict
Djebel Saghro (Jbel Saghro)- not defined -
Ouarzazate ProvinceProvince
Drâa-Tafilalet RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
30° 55' 46'' North , 6° 18' 5'' West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~0km
Locality type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mine d'Agoulzi, district de Bou Skour, Djebel Saghro (Jbel Saghro), province de Ouarzazate, région du Souss-Massa-Draâ, Maroc


A copper-zinc-lead mine south of the Bou Skour mine.
The mine was started in the oxidized zone that provided secondary minerals but is now operated in the non-oxidized deeper levels yielding sulfides.

Regions containing this locality

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

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Habit: small needles
Colour: pale green
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: sharp thick needles
Colour: colorless, white
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Habit: short pearly plates, needles
Colour: blue-green
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Habit: small, very shiny elongated prisms
Colour: dark blue
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Habit: very small platy crystals
Colour: dark green
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Habit: short faceted prisms, long prisms
Colour: gray, white, colorless
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Habit: small platy crystals, usually covered with copper secondaries
Colour: green (coating), black
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: JP Barral collection
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Robert PECORINI collection
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: JP Barral collection
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Habit: small balls
Colour: pale pink, pink
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Habit: platy elongated crystals, as balls and fans
Colour: colorless, white
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Ktenasite
Formula: Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Habit: small blocky crystals
Colour: grayish green, green
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Habit: needles, flat crystals
Colour: bright blue
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Magnesiozippeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
Habit: balls of short needles
Colour: bright yellow
Description: SEM-EDS analysis Association Jean Wyart, Paris. The first uranium mineral described in the district. Associated with ktenasite and serpierite.
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Habit: small needles
Colour: pale yellow, white
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Namuwite
Formula: Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Habit: balls, rounded platy crystals
Colour: dark blue
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: JP Barral collection
Schulenbergite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
Habit: hexagonal plates, balls
Colour: light greenish blue
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Habit: balls, short crystals
Colour: bright greenish blue
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Habit: "rice grain" crystals, rhombohedrons
Colour: white, yellowish
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ktenasite7.DD.20Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Magnesiozippeite7.EC.05Mg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
Namuwite7.DD.50Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Posnjakite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Schulenbergite7.DD.80(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
Serpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Agardite-(Y)8.DL.15YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Schulenbergite31.1.6.1(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Namuwite31.4.7.1Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Ktenasite31.6.3.1Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Serpierite31.6.2.1Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Miscellaneous
Magnesiozippeite31.10.4.3Mg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Agardite-(Y)42.5.1.2YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H Schulenbergite(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
H KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
H NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O Schulenbergite(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
O KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O CupriteCu2O
O MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
O NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S Schulenbergite(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
S KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
S CovelliteCuS
S MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu Schulenbergite(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
Cu KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CopperCu
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Zn Schulenbergite(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
Zn KtenasiteZn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
YYttrium
Y Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
PbLead
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
UUranium
U MagnesiozippeiteMg(UO2)2(SO4)O2 · 3.5H2O

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