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Jebel Siroua, Taroudant Province, Souss-Massa Region, Moroccoi
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Jebel Siroua- not defined -
Taroudant ProvinceProvince
Souss-Massa RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 43' North , 7° 39' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 30.71667,-7.65000
GeoHash:G#: ev6w9zv3w
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


25km wide stratovolcano

Regions containing this locality

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

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

41 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aenigmatite
Formula: Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Biotite'
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Galena
Formula: PbS
Graphite
Formula: C
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
'Labradorite'
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Leucoxene
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Narsarsukite
Formula: Na4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
'Native Amalgam'
Formula: (Ag,Hg)
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nosean
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Sternbergite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Sternbergite2.CB.65AgFe2S3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Aenigmatite9.DH.40Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Labradorite'9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Narsarsukite9.DJ.05Na4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nosean9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Leucoxene-
'Native Amalgam'-(Ag,Hg)
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Sternbergite2.9.12.1AgFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Aenigmatite69.2.1a.1Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with columnar silicate units
Narsarsukite70.1.2.1Na4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Nosean76.2.3.2Na8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Labradorite'-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Leucoxene-
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Native Amalgam'-(Ag,Hg)
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O RutileTiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
O AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
NaSodium
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Na AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
Si AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S AcanthiteAg2S
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S SternbergiteAgFe2S3
S MarcasiteFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S CovelliteCuS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
KPotassium
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Ti NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SternbergiteAgFe2S3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe NarsarsukiteNa4(Ti,Fe)2[Si8O20](O,OH,F)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag Native Amalgam(Ag,Hg)
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag SternbergiteAgFe2S3
SbAntimony
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
HgMercury
Hg Native Amalgam(Ag,Hg)
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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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3309906

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic

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

Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3149126
Precambrian plutonic

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic alkaline group

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3186567
Neoproterozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate undivided volcanic 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]

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

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