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Aghbar Mine (Arhbar Mine), Aghbar, Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Moroccoi
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Aghbar Mine (Arhbar Mine)Mine
Aghbar- not defined -
Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District)District
Tazenakht- not defined -
Ouarzazate ProvinceProvince
Drâa-Tafilalet RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
30° 31' 30'' North , 6° 49' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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PlacePopulationDistance
Ouarzazat57,245 (2018)44.4km


Active cobalt and nickel mine.

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


48 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Luigi Chiappino specimen
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Arhbarite (TL)
Formula: Cu2Mg(AsO4)(OH)3
Type Locality:
Description: only three specimens are known
Reference: Schmetzer, K., Tremmel, G. and Medenbach, O. (1982): Arhbarit, Cu2[OH|AsO4]•6H2O, ein neues Mineral von Bou-Azzer, Marokko. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 1982, 529-533; Krause, W., H.-J. Bernhardt, H. Effenberger, U. Kolitsch and C. Lengauer (2003): Redefinition of arhbarite, Cu2Mg(AsO4)(OH)3. Mineralogical Magazine: 67, 1099-1107.
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: N. Meisser, J. Brugger (2006): "Bouazzerit und Maghrebit, zwei neue Arsenatmineralien aus dem Revier Bou Azzer, Marokko", Lapis 31(7/8), 69-71; Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Arsenolite
Formula: As2O3
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Austinite var: Cobaltoan Austinite
Formula: Ca(Zn,Co)AsO4(OH)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
β-Roselite
Formula: Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Cabalzarite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Calcite var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Co)CO3
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Description: single find in the 1970s
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Cobaltaustinite
Formula: CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Cobaltkoritnigite
Formula: (Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Cobaltlotharmeyerite
Formula: Ca(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Dolomite var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
Formula: (Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Reference: Van King
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Hörnesite
Formula: Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Lavendulan
Formula: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Maghrebite
Formula: MgAl2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Mansfieldite
Formula: AlAsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Mcguinnessite
Formula: (Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Pharmacoalumite
Formula: KAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68; Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Pharmacolite
Formula: Ca(HAsO4) · 2H2O
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Picropharmacolite
Formula: Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Roselite
Formula: Ca2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Habit: stout crystals
Colour: cherry red, purple, ....
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
'Roselite-Wendwilsonite Series'
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Sainfeldite
Formula: Ca5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: No reference listed
Spherocobaltite
Formula: CoCO3
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Takovite
Formula: Ni6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Reference: Georges Favreau collection
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Talmessite
Formula: Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Talmessite var: Cobaltoan Talmessite
Formula: Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Talmessite var: Nickeloan Talmessite
Formula: Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
'Talmessite - β-Roselite Series'
Reference: Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
Wendwilsonite
Formula: Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Zálesíite
Formula: CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Arsenolite4.CB.50As2O3
Brannerite4.DH.05UTi2O6
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Cobaltoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Co)CO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite5.AB.10(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mcguinnessite5.BA.10(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Spherocobaltite5.AB.05CoCO3
Takovite5.DA.50Ni6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Serpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Arhbarite (TL)8.BE.25Cu2Mg(AsO4)(OH)3
Arseniosiderite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Austinite8.BH.35CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
var: Cobaltoan Austinite8.BH.35Ca(Zn,Co)AsO4(OH)
Cabalzarite8.CG.15Ca(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Chalcophyllite8.DF.30Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Cobaltaustinite8.BH.35CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Cobaltkoritnigite8.CB.20(Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2O
Cobaltlotharmeyerite8.CG.15Ca(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cornwallite8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Hörnesite8.CE.40Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Lavendulan8.DG.05NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Maghrebite8.DC.30MgAl2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mansfieldite8.CD.10AlAsO4 · 2H2O
Pharmacoalumite8.DK.12KAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
Pharmacolite8.CJ.50Ca(HAsO4) · 2H2O
Picropharmacolite8.CH.15Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Roselite8.CG.10Ca2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Sainfeldite8.CB.10Ca5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Talmessite8.CG.05Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
var: Cobaltoan Talmessite8.CG.05Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
var: Nickeloan Talmessite8.CG.05Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Wendwilsonite8.CG.10Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Zálesíite8.DL.15CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
β-Roselite8.CG.05Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Roselite-Wendwilsonite Series'-
'Talmessite - β-Roselite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Arsenolite4.3.9.1As2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Brannerite8.3.4.1UTi2O6
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Spherocobaltite14.1.1.5CoCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mcguinnessite16a.3.1.4(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Takovite16b.6.3.2Ni6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Serpierite31.6.2.1Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A[HXO4]·xH2O
Cobaltkoritnigite39.1.4.2(Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2O
Pharmacolite39.1.1.2Ca(HAsO4) · 2H2O
(AB)5[HXO4]2[XO4]2.xH2O
Picropharmacolite39.2.4.1Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Sainfeldite39.2.1.2Ca5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Roselite40.2.3.1Ca2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Talmessite40.2.2.5Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Wendwilsonite40.2.3.4Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
β-Roselite40.2.2.7Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Hörnesite40.3.6.7Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Mansfieldite40.4.1.4AlAsO4 · 2H2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Austinite41.5.1.3CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Cobaltaustinite41.5.1.8CaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Zálesíite42.5.1.7CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Arhbarite (TL)42.6.5.2Cu2Mg(AsO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Arseniosiderite42.8.4.3Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Pharmacoalumite42.8.1b.1KAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Lavendulan42.9.4.2NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Chalcophyllite43.5.14.1Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Austinite
var: Cobaltoan Austinite
-Ca(Zn,Co)AsO4(OH)
Cabalzarite-Ca(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Calcite
var: Cobaltoan Calcite
-(Ca,Co)CO3
Cobaltlotharmeyerite-Ca(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Dolomite
var: Cobaltoan Dolomite
-(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Maghrebite-MgAl2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
'Roselite-Wendwilsonite Series'-
Talmessite
var: Cobaltoan Talmessite
-Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
var: Nickeloan Talmessite-Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
'Talmessite - β-Roselite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ArhbariteCu2Mg(AsO4)(OH)3
H RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H CobaltlotharmeyeriteCa(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
H β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
H WendwilsoniteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H PharmacoliteCa(HAsO4) · 2H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
H ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
H Cobaltkoritnigite(Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2O
H Talmessite (var: Cobaltoan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
H MansfielditeAlAsO4 · 2H2O
H AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
H Austinite (var: Cobaltoan Austinite)Ca(Zn,Co)AsO4(OH)
H HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H SainfelditeCa5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
H PicropharmacoliteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
H Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
H ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
H TakoviteNi6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H MaghrebiteMgAl2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
C Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
C TakoviteNi6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ArhbariteCu2Mg(AsO4)(OH)3
O RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O CobaltlotharmeyeriteCa(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
O β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
O Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
O WendwilsoniteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O PharmacoliteCa(HAsO4) · 2H2O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O ArsenoliteAs2O3
O ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O BranneriteUTi2O6
O Cobaltkoritnigite(Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2O
O Talmessite (var: Cobaltoan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
O MansfielditeAlAsO4 · 2H2O
O AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
O Austinite (var: Cobaltoan Austinite)Ca(Zn,Co)AsO4(OH)
O HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O SainfelditeCa5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
O PicropharmacoliteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
O Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
O ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
O CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
O TakoviteNi6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O MaghrebiteMgAl2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
NaSodium
Na LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg ArhbariteCu2Mg(AsO4)(OH)3
Mg WendwilsoniteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Mg TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Mg Talmessite (var: Cobaltoan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Mg HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Mg PicropharmacoliteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Mg Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Mg Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Mg CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Mg MaghrebiteMgAl2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Al PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
Al MansfielditeAlAsO4 · 2H2O
Al CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Al TakoviteNi6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Al MaghrebiteMgAl2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SulphurS8
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
ClChlorine
Cl LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
KPotassium
K PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
CaCalcium
Ca RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca CobaltlotharmeyeriteCa(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Ca β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Ca Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
Ca WendwilsoniteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca PharmacoliteCa(HAsO4) · 2H2O
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca Talmessite (var: Cobaltoan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Ca SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Ca Austinite (var: Cobaltoan Austinite)Ca(Zn,Co)AsO4(OH)
Ca SainfelditeCa5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
Ca PicropharmacoliteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
Ca CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti BranneriteUTi2O6
FeIron
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe CobaltlotharmeyeriteCa(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
CoCobalt
Co RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co CobaltlotharmeyeriteCa(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Co β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Co CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
Co Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite)(Ca,Co)CO3
Co Cobaltkoritnigite(Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2O
Co Talmessite (var: Cobaltoan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Co SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
Co Austinite (var: Cobaltoan Austinite)Ca(Zn,Co)AsO4(OH)
Co Dolomite (var: Cobaltoan Dolomite)(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
NiNickel
Ni CobaltlotharmeyeriteCa(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Ni Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Ni TakoviteNi6Al2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
CuCopper
Cu ArhbariteCu2Mg(AsO4)(OH)3
Cu Mcguinnessite(Mg,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Zn AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Zn Austinite (var: Cobaltoan Austinite)Ca(Zn,Co)AsO4(OH)
AsArsenic
As ArhbariteCu2Mg(AsO4)(OH)3
As RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As CobaltlotharmeyeriteCa(Co,Fe3+,Ni)2(AsO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
As β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)
As WendwilsoniteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As PharmacoliteCa(HAsO4) · 2H2O
As ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As TalmessiteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As ArsenoliteAs2O3
As ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
As Cobaltkoritnigite(Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2O
As Talmessite (var: Cobaltoan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Co)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
As MansfielditeAlAsO4 · 2H2O
As AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)
As Austinite (var: Cobaltoan Austinite)Ca(Zn,Co)AsO4(OH)
As HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As SainfelditeCa5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2O
As PicropharmacoliteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
As Talmessite (var: Nickeloan Talmessite)Ca2(Mg,Ni)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
As ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As CabalzariteCa(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
As MaghrebiteMgAl2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
UUranium
U BranneriteUTi2O6

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cambrian - Ediacaran
485.4 - 635 Ma



ID: 3309907

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 635 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3187267
Neoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate undivided volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3138579
Precambrian rhyolite

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Rhyolite group

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
V. Colás, I. Fanlo, F. Gervilla and I. Subías (2010): Contenidos en Mn, Zn y Co en Espinelas Cromíferas del Yacimiento de Co-Ni de Aghbar (Distrito de Bou-Azzer, Marruecos). Macla 13, 63-64.
V. Colás, I. Fanlo, F. Gervilla and I. Subías (2010): Tendencias Composicionales de los Arseniuros de Co-Ni-Fe del Yacimiento de Aghbar (Distrito de Bou-Azzer, Marruecos). Macla 13, 65-66.


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