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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
GeoHash:G#: evkq7wkks
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


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Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Bou Nahas, Morocco

Regions containing this locality

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Mountain Range - 610 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Jordi Fabre; Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Jordi Fabre; Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Jordi Fabre; Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: karel Bal Collection; Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.
Hoganite
Formula: Cu(CH3COO)2 · H2O
Reference: In the collection of Brent Thorne. Acquired from Joy Desor. EDS and XRD analyzed. https://e-rocks.com/blogs/1/hoganite-paceite
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jordi Fabre; Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jordi Fabre; Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jordi Fabre
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Jordi Fabre; Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 10 - Organic Compounds
'Hoganite'10.AA.35Cu(CH3COO)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Hoganite-Cu(CH3COO)2 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H HoganiteCu(CH3COO)2 · H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C HoganiteCu(CH3COO)2 · H2O
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O HoganiteCu(CH3COO)2 · H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu HoganiteCu(CH3COO)2 · H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Devonian
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]

Silurian - Ordovician
419.2 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3306526

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Ordovician
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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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