|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||30° 54' 24'' North , 3° 59' 45'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||30.90667,-3.99583|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Northwest Africa Meteorites|
Sahara Desert, North Africa
|Köppen climate type:||BWh : Hot deserts climate|
Minerals labelled "Taouz" originates from several Pb-veins in a 40 x 15 km area NW of the village of Taouz in the southwestern Marocco. No localities occurs in the village. The most importants workings occurs at Mefis, Tadaout, Tizi n' Ressas, Cheîb er Rass, Bou Maïz, Adrar, Bouladame, Jbel Rheriss and Mirsan.
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42 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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2.588 - 23.03 Ma
Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)
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. 
|Carboniferous - Ordovician|
298.9 - 485.4 Ma
358.9 - 419.2 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary 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.