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Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° North , 6° West (est.)
Other regions containing this locality:Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Atlas Mountains, North Africa
Neighbouring regions:


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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

Acanthite

Actinolite

Adamite

var: Alumino Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

Aegirine

Aerinite

Agardite-(Ce)

Agardite-(Y) (TL)

Åkermanite

Albite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Allargentum

Alloclasite

Amphibole Supergroup

Anatase

Andradite

Angarfite (TL)

Anglesite

Ankerite

Annabergite

var: Cobaltoan Magnesian Annabergite

var: Magnesian Annabergite

'Annabergite-Erythrite Series'

Antigorite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Argyrodite

Arhbarite (TL)

Arrojadite-(KFe)

Arsenic

Arseniosiderite

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

var: Danaite

Asbolane

Atacamite

Augite

Aurichalcite

Austinite

var: Cobaltoan Austinite

var: Cuprian Austinite

Autunite

Awaruite

Azurite

Barbosalite

Bariopharmacosiderite

Baryte

Bayldonite

Bederite

Bendadaite

Beraunite

Beryl

β-Roselite

Beudantite

var: Cuprian Beudantite

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bohdanowiczite

Bornite

Bouazzerite (TL)

Boulangerite

Brannerite

Braunite

'Braunite-II'

'Bravoite'

Brochantite

Bromargyrite

Brookite

Brucite

Brugnatellite

Brushite

Cabalzarite

Calcite

var: Cobaltoan Calcite

Caledonite

Carminite

Carrollite

Cattierite

Celestine

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chlorapatite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Cinnabar

Claudetite

Clausthalite

'Clays'

Clinoclase

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinosafflorite

'Clinotyrolite'

Clinozoisite

Cobaltarthurite

Cobaltaustinite

var: Cuprian Cobaltaustinite

Cobaltite

Cobaltkoritnigite

Cobaltlotharmeyerite

var: Manganoan Cobaltlotharmeyerite

'Cobaltoan calcite-spherocobaltite'

Collinsite

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copper

Cornetite

Cornubite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

Covellite

Crednerite

Cryptomelane

Cubanite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Cuprobismutite

Cyanotrichite

Delhayelite

Despujolsite (TL)

Devilline

Diaspore

Dickite

Digenite

Diopside

Dolomite

var: Cobaltoan Dolomite

Dufrénite

Duftite

Dyscrasite

Elbaite

'Electrum'

Emplectite

Enargite

Epidote

Epsomite

Erythrite

Eudialyte

Eugenite

'Famatinite-Luzonite Series'

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

Ferrilotharmeyerite

var: Cobaltoan Ferrilotharmeyerite

Ferrisicklerite

Ferroalluaudite

'Ferroalluaudite-NaNa'

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Fornacite

Forsterite

Freibergite

Galena

'Garnet'

'Garnierite'

Gaudefroyite (TL)

Geminite

Gersdorffite

Glaucodot

Glauconite

Godlevskite

Goethite

Gold

var: Palladian Gold

Gordonite

Grossular

var: Hibschite

Guanacoite

Guérinite

Gypsum

Haidingerite

Hainite-(Y)

Halite

Hausmannite

Haüyne

Heazlewoodite

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Henritermierite (TL)

Hessite

Heterogenite

Heterosite

Hexahydrite

Hollandite

'Hornblende'

Hörnesite

Hureaulite

Hydromagnesite

Hydroniumjarosite

Idaite

Ilmenite

Imiterite (TL)

Irhtemite (TL)

Iridium

Iron

var: Kamacite

Isomertieite

Jacobsite

Jacquesdietrichite (TL)

Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)

Jahnsite-(MnMnMn)

Jahnsite-(NaFeMg)

Janggunite

Jarosite

Jordisite

Jouravskite (TL)

Kaersutite

Kaolinite

Karibibite

Kashinite

Keithconnite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kidwellite

Kieftite

Köttigite

Kotulskite

Ktenasite

Langite

Laurite

Lavendulan

Leucoxene

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Linnaeite

Lipscombite

Litharge

Lizardite

Löllingite

Lorenzenite

Luanheite

Luzonite

Maghrebite (TL)

Magnesiochromite

Magnesiozippeite

Magnetite

var: Nickeloan Magnetite

Malachite

Manganite

Mansfieldite

Marcasite

Marokite (TL)

Maucherite

Mcguinnessite

Melanterite

'Melilite Group'

Mélonjosephite (TL)

Merenskyite

Merrillite

Mertieite-I

Messelite

Metacinnabar

Metanováčekite

Metazeunerite

Microcline

Millerite

Mimetite

Mitridatite

Molybdenite

var: Rhenian Molybdenite

Montgomeryite

Montmorillonite

Moorhouseite

Mottramite

Muscovite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Namuwite

Nantokite

'Native Amalgam'

Natrodufrénite

Neltnerite (TL)

Nepheline

Népouite

Nickelaustinite (TL)

Nickeline

Nickellotharmeyerite

Nickelskutterudite

Nickeltalmessite (TL)

Nosean

'Nováčekite'

Nováčekite-I

Olivenite

var: Cobaltoan Olivenite

var: Zincian Olivenite

'Olivine'

Opal

Orpiment

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Osmium

Palladseite

Pararammelsbergite

Parasymplesite

var: Cobaltoan Parasymplesite

Parnauite

Pearceite

Pecoraite

Pentlandite

Perovskite

Pharmacoalumite

Pharmacolite

Pharmacosiderite

'Phengite'

Phosphosiderite

Picropharmacolite

Piemontite

'Pimelite'

Polybasite

Polybasite-Tac

Posnjakite

Powellite

Prehnite

Proustite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyroaurite

'Pyrochlore'

Pyrolusite

Pyrophyllite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Rammelsbergite

Realgar

Retgersite

Robertsite

Rockbridgeite

Rosasite

Roselite

'Roselite-Wendwilsonite Series'

Rozenite

Rutile

Safflorite

Sainfeldite

Sampleite

Sanidine

Sarmientite

Schachnerite

Schneiderhöhnite

Schorl

Schorlomite

Schulenbergite

Scorodite

Scorzalite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Serpierite

Siderite

Silver

var: Kongsbergite

Skutterudite

Smithsonite

Smolyaninovite

Sperrylite

Sphalerite

Spherocobaltite

Spinel

Stephanite

Sternbergite

Stichtite

Strengite

Stromeyerite

Sulphur

Symplesite

Szaibélyite

Taenite

Takovite

Talc

Talmessite

var: Cobaltoan Talmessite

var: Nickeloan Talmessite

'Talmessite - β-Roselite Series'

Tavorite

Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tetra-auricupride

Tetrahedrite

Theisite

Titanite

Todorokite

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Triphylite

Troilite

Ullmannite

Ulvöspinel

'UM1991-19-Se:AsCo'

'Unnamed (Co Arsenide-Selenide)'

Uranospinite

Uvarovite

Vaesite

Valleriite

Vanadinite

Vesuvianite

Vladimirite

Volynskite

'Wad'

Wakefieldite-(Ce)

Walentaite

Weilite

Wendwilsonite (TL)

Whitlockite

Wittichenite

Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Xanthoconite

Yukonite

var: Chromian Yukonite

Zálesíite

Zeunerite

Zincroselite

Zircon

Zunyite


357 valid minerals. 18 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Phanerozoic : 315 Ma to ± 5.1 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Cenozoic
  Quaternary
   Anthropocene
ⓘ Brannerite (youngest age) ± 5.1 MaBou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
    
  
 Paleozoic
  Carboniferous
   Pennsylvanian
ⓘ Brannerite (oldest age)315 MaVein No. 7, Bou Azzer Mine (Bou Azer Mine; Bouazzar Mine), Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

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