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Tazouta (Tagnaneit; Takaneit), Sefrou, Sefrou Province, Fès-Meknès Region, Moroccoi
Regional Level Types
Tazouta (Tagnaneit; Takaneit)- not defined -
Sefrou- not defined -
Sefrou ProvinceProvince
Fès-Meknès RegionRegion

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 40' 44'' North , 4° 37' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
Sefrou65,150 (2016)24.8km
Oulad Tayeb500 (2016)44.8km
Ouled Khlifa200 (2013)45.0km
Tahla25,761 (2016)45.6km
Ifrane73,782 (2018)47.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):

Located near Sefrou. A famous locality for producing a large number of groups of aragonite drillings.
The locality was earlier referred to as Tagnaneit or Takaneit.
It's not "Tazouta mine" (as earlier stated in Mindat); the aragonites are found in an open outcrop, which had never been mined (Peter Seroka).

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaCO3
Reference: 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. (p. 354-357)
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Guillet Alain

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.

List of minerals for each chemical element

C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3


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Jahn, S., Medenbach, O., Lyckberg, P., Lierl, H.J., Bode, R., and Brandstätter, G. (2003) Marokko - Land der schönen Mineralien und Fossilien. Bode Verlag, Haltern, Germany, 543 pp. (p. 354-357).

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
North Africa

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