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Imiter Mine, Imiter District, Djebel Saghro (Jbel Saghro), Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

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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, North 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)



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

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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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 1377710
Neoproterozoic mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: This designation includes Precambrian iron-formation-bearing sedimentary and volcanic sequences, as well as mixed sedimentary and volcanic or volcaniclastic sequences.

Lithology: Mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

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Cheilletz, A., Levresse, G., Gasquet, D., Azizi-Samir, M., Zyadi, R., Archibald, D. A., & Farrar, E. (2002). The giant Imiter silver deposit: Neoproterozoic epithermal mineralization in the Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Mineralium Deposita, 37(8), 772-781.
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

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