Imiter Mine, Imiter District, Djebel Saghro (Jbel Saghro), Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||31° 20' 44'' North , 5° 43' 55'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||31.34556,-5.73194|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Atlas Mountains, Northwest Africa|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Silver mine exploiting a neoproterozoic epithermal Ag mineralization.
Located about 20 km east of Boumalne-Dadès.
(NB: references moved to "Imiter district" GF 26/11/2012)
70 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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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541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. 
Burniaux, P. and Williams-Jones, A.E., (2006) Controls Of Silver-Mercury Mineralization At Imiter, Morocco. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31