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Bou Beker (Bou Bekker; Bou Becker), Touissit-Bou Beker mining district, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Moroccoi
Regional Level Types
Bou Beker (Bou Bekker; Bou Becker)- not defined -
Touissit-Bou Beker mining districtMining District
Jerada ProvinceProvince
Oriental RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 28' 59'' North , 1° 43' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Oujda-Angad405,253 (2016)28.2km
Sebdou41,146 (2012)39.2km
Jerada43,696 (2016)45.0km


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

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Richard Dale Collection
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Habit: Earthy
Colour: Yellow
Reference: Joan Rosell - Rosellminerals.com (07/2015)
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: [MinRec 18:160, 17:341]
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: jordi Fabre
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Gerard van der Veldt collection
Devilline ?
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Herve Osana photo
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Gerard van der Veldt collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Gerard van der Veldt collection
Gypsum var. Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Karel Bal Collection
'Limonite'
Reference: Karel Bal Collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Richard Dale Collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Richard Dale Collection
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Karel Bal Collection
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: (XRD by Tomasz Praszkier.)

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Beaverite-(Cu)7.BC.10Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Devilline ?7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var. Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
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
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Beaverite-(Cu)30.2.5.7Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline ?31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Gypsum
var. Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Limonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
S Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Gypsum var. SeleniteCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
ZnZinc
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
AsArsenic
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6

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