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Bou Nahas Mine (Bou N'hass Mine), Oumjrane mining area, Alnif, Alnif County, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 39' 54'' North , 5° 6' 49'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 30.66500,-5.11361
Other regions containing this locality:Atlas Mountains, North Africa
Sahara Desert, North Africa
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate

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Mineral List

12 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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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]

443.8 - 485.4 Ma

ID: 3138897
Ordovician undifferentiated

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 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]

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Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.

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