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Tazouta, Sefrou, Sefrou Province, Fès-Meknès Region, Morocco

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° North , 4° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~49km
Other regions containing this locality:Atlas Mountains, North Africa
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):(Tagnaneit;Takaneit)

Located near Sefrou. A famous locality for producing a large number of groups of aragonite trillings.
The locality was earlier referred to as Tagnaneit or Takaneit.
Its 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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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)

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