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Ijoukak, Al Haouz Province, Marrakesh-Safi, Moroccoi
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Overview of barite workings at Ijoukak

Ijoukak, Al Haouz Province, Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco
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Entrance to barite workings at Ijoukak

Ijoukak, Al Haouz Province, Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco
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Overview of barite workings at Ijoukak

Ijoukak, Al Haouz Province, Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco
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Entrance to barite workings at Ijoukak

Ijoukak, Al Haouz Province, Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
30° 59' 50'' North , 8° 9' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Torord - طرورد426 (2017)21.4km
Oukaïmedene4,440 (2018)36.9km


Old Pb-Zn-Cu mines, with some workings for barite.
The dumps of the barite workings are rich in azurite, rosasite, hemimorphite, with accessory arsenates (adamite, agardite, mimetite, olivenite).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection
Theisite
Formula: Cu5Zn5(AsO4,SbO4)2(OH)14
Habit: balls
Colour: pale green
Description: XRD analysis Nicolas Meisser. Was probably the first occurrence for the mineral in Morocco. Theisite was then found in the Patte d'Oie mine, Bou Skour.
Reference: Georges FAVREAU collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
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
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Agardite-(Y)8.DL.15YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Theisite8.BE.75Cu5Zn5(AsO4,SbO4)2(OH)14
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
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
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p > 4:1
Theisite41.1.2.1Cu5Zn5(AsO4,SbO4)2(OH)14
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Agardite-(Y)42.5.1.2YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
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

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H TheisiteCu5Zn5(AsO4,SbO4)2(OH)14
H Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O TheisiteCu5Zn5(AsO4,SbO4)2(OH)14
O CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TheisiteCu5Zn5(AsO4,SbO4)2(OH)14
Cu Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
Zn TheisiteCu5Zn5(AsO4,SbO4)2(OH)14
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
As TheisiteCu5Zn5(AsO4,SbO4)2(OH)14
As Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
YYttrium
Y Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
SbAntimony
Sb TheisiteCu5Zn5(AsO4,SbO4)2(OH)14
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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