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Touissit, Touissit-Bou Beker District, Jerada Province, L'oriental Region, Moroccoi
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Touissit-Bou Beker DistrictDistrict
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L'oriental RegionRegion
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° North , 2° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~69km


One of the main deposits of the Touissit-Bou Beker district.

Actually, some specimens labeled "Touissit" may be from the "Touissit-Bou Beker district".

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location
Atlas Mountains, North AfricaMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Mineralogical Record: 20(5): 396.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: various added photos
Aragonite var: Plumboan Aragonite
Formula: (Ca,Pb)CO3
Reference: various added photos
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 65:27.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Min.Rec.: 20(5): 396.; http://www.minerant.org/archief/fluo-cerussiet-Welkenraedt.pdf
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 65:27.
Descloizite ?
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Collection Elmar Lackner
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Makhoukhi, S., Marignac, C., Pironon, J., Schmitt, J. M., Marrakchi, C., Bouabdelli, M., & Bastoul, A. (2003). Aqueous and hydrocarbon inclusions in dolomite fromTouissit-Bou Beker district, Eastern Morocco: a Jurassic carbonate hosted Pb Zn (Cu) deposit. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 78, 545-551.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Karel Bal Collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 65:27.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 65:27.
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Jaan Degreef collection
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 65:27.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Massicot
Formula: PbO
Reference: Reiner Mielke
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Chemical analysis from Jordi Fabre
Nadorite
Formula: PbSbClO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record Nov-Dec 2013 Volume 44 Number 6
Phosgenite
Formula: Pb2CO3Cl2
Reference: [MinRec 18:430, 20:69; 20(5): 396.]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 65:27.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda, Morocco
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Min.Rec.: 20(5):396.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 65:27.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 65:27.
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: [MinRec 15:347-350; Rocks & Min.: 65:27.]
Vanadinite var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Reference: Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda, Morocco
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 65:27.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Nadorite3.DC.30PbSbClO2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Massicot4.AC.25PbO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
var: Plumboan Aragonite5.AB.15(Ca,Pb)CO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Phosgenite5.BE.20Pb2CO3Cl2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite ?8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Massicot4.2.7.1PbO
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A(O,OH)Xq
Nadorite10.2.5.2PbSbClO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Phosgenite16a.3.4.1Pb2CO3Cl2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite ?41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
var: Plumboan Aragonite-(Ca,Pb)CO3
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Vanadinite
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
-Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C Aragonite (var: Plumboan Aragonite)(Ca,Pb)CO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
O PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O Aragonite (var: Plumboan Aragonite)(Ca,Pb)CO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O NadoritePbSbClO2
O MassicotPbO
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S SulphurS8
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Cl PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl NadoritePbSbClO2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Aragonite (var: Plumboan Aragonite)(Ca,Pb)CO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
VVanadium
V Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
AsArsenic
As Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
SbAntimony
Sb NadoritePbSbClO2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Pb PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb Aragonite (var: Plumboan Aragonite)(Ca,Pb)CO3
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb NadoritePbSbClO2
Pb MassicotPbO
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Claveau, Paulhac and Pellerin (1952).
Mineralogical Record 15: 347-350.
Mineralogical Record 18: 430.
Mineralogical Record 20: 69.
Mineralogical Record 20(5): 396.
Rocks & Minerals: 65: 27.

External Links

http://www.unige.ch/sciences/terre/mineral/publications/onlinepub/bouabdellah_sga99_touissit.pdf

http://www.minerant.org/archief/fluo-cerussiet-Welkenraedt.pdf (possible explanation for the fluorescence of cerussite, contains a fluorescence spectrum of cerussite from Touissit, in Dutch)


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