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Vein 12, Tadaout, Taouz, Er Rachidia Province (Errachidia Province), Drâa-Tafilalet, Moroccoi
Regional Level Types
Vein 12- not defined -
Tadaout- not defined -
Taouz- not defined -
Er Rachidia Province (Errachidia Province)Province
Drâa-TafilaletRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
31° North , 3° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Filon 12 (filon douze)


The most famous mineral-producing vein in the Taouz area. This locality was visited during the second mindat.org conference in Nov. 2012.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: 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.339)
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: 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 329); 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.336)
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: 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.336)2)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: 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.336)
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: 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.338)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: 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.336)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: 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.337)
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: 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.338)
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: OBservation on dumps during Mindat.org Conference 2 nov 2012- Knut Edvard Larsen and others
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Colour: Yellow
Description: Up to 2 cm, yellow crystals with bent faces, found in 2002, originally thought to be mimetite, but XRD analysis showed it to be cerussite (platy penetration twins)(Jahn et al 2003) True mimetite has been analytically confirmed on other specimens (Jordi Fabre).
Reference: 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.336)
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Phosphohedyphane
Formula: Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Joan Rosell - Rosell Minerals
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: 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.339)
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: 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.340)
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: 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 329)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: 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.340)
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: 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.340)
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: 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 329)
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Jordi Fabre

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Phosphohedyphane8.BN.05Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Coronadite7.9.1.4Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(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
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Manganese Oxides'-
Phosphohedyphane-Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
VVanadium
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Pb PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2

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