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Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Moroccoi
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Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold depositDeposit
Ouarzazate ProvinceProvince
Drâa-Tafilalet RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° North , 6° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~96km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


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African PlateTectonic Plate
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location
Atlas Mountains, North AfricaMountain Range
Anti-Atlas Mountains, MoroccoMountain Range

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
Muscovite var: Phengite
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pelleter, E., Cheilletz, A., Gasquet, D., Mouttaqi, A., Annich, M., Hakour, A. E., & Féraud, G. (2008). The Variscan Tamlalt–Menhouhou gold deposit, Eastern High-Atlas, Morocco. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 204-214.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Phengite9.EC.15KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
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 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Phengite
-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O BaryteBaSO4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcociteCu2S
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Muscovite (var: Phengite)KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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