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Azegour Mine, Azgour (Azegour), Tata Province, Souss-Massa Region, Morocco

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 8' 58'' North , 8° 18' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 31.14972,-8.30389
GeoHash:G#: evd15n9k3
Owned/operated by:Maya Gold and Silver
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Molybdenum mine.
One of the rare Mo-W-Cu exploited skarns (three historic mines).

Located 15km SW of the village of Amizmiz.





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24 valid minerals.

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References

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- Heim, A. (1934): The molybdenum mine at Azegour, Morocco. Economic Geology 29, 76-83.
- von der Weid, F. (1941) Le gisement de molybdénite d'Azegour et la région des Guedmioua (Atlas de Marrakech, Maroc). Dissertation, Université de Genève, 88 pp.
- AIT AYAD, N.; RIBEIRO, M. L. ; SOLÁ, A. R. ; MOREIRA, M. E.; EZZOUHAIRI, H. & CHARIF, A. (1999) - Le Granite d’Azegour: Cartographie geochimique et interpretation geodynamique - Deuxième Réunion du Groupe Marocain du Permien et du Trias. Marrakech. pp 2-3.
- AIT AYAD, N.; RIBEIRO, M. L.; SOLA, A. R.; MOREIRA, M. E.; DIAS, R.; BOUABDELLI, M.; EZZOUHAIRI, H.; & CHARIF, A. (2000) - Le Granite d’Azegour (Maroc): cartographie géochimique et interprétation géodynamique - Comun. Inst. Geol. e Mineiro, , t. 87, Lisboa, pp. 155-164.
- AIT AYAD, N.; RIBEIRO, M. L.; SOLÁ, A. R.; MOREIRA, M. E.; EZZOUHAIRI, H.; CHARIF, A.; & DIAS, R. (2000): Azegour’s massif (western high atlas Morocco) – an example of geodynamical approach trough geochemical mapping. 31st international geological congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Ibouh, H., Hibti, M., Saidi, A., & Touil, A. (2011) Azegour, gîte métasomatique à Cu, Mo, W (Haut Atlas occidental) /Azegour Cu-Mo-W Metasomatic Deposit (Western High Atlas) pp 229-233
- Goldschmidt2013 Conference Abstracts, p. 767
- Samia Berrada Hmima, Eric Marcoux and Ahmid Hafid (2015): Le skarn Mo-W-Cu à grenat, wollastonite, pyroxène et vésuvianite d’Azegour (Haut-Atlas, Maroc). Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France 186, 21-34.

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