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Taouz, Er Rachidia Province (Errachidia Province), Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 54' 24'' North , 3° 59' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 30.90667,-3.99583
GeoHash:G#: evmpv46k6
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.

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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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3136404
Neogene undifferentiated

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. [147]

Carboniferous - Ordovician
298.9 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3307690

Age: Paleozoic (298.9 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

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

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3186359
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. [154]

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References

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- Jahn, S., Medenbach, O., Lyckberg, P., Lierl, H. J., Bode, R. & Brandstätter, G. (2003): Marokko - Land der schönen Mineralien und Fossilien. Bode Verlag, Haltern, Germany, 543 pp [On Taouz, 320-347)

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