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Tassa-​n-​Talghami, Djebel Saghro (Jbel Saghro), Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Moroccoi
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Tassa-​n-​Talghami- not defined -
Djebel Saghro (Jbel Saghro)- not defined -
Ouarzazate ProvinceProvince
Drâa-Tafilalet RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° North , 6° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~36km
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Andesites altered by peraluminous hydrothermal activity. The mushroom-​shape altered zone was induced by a set of fractures, controlled by the shallow intrusives. The concealed intrusives are suggested to be of porphyry type.

Regions containing this locality

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


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Lecolle, Michel; Derre, Colette; Rjimati, Ech Cherki; Fonteilles, Michel; Azza, Addi; Benanni, Abdelhak (1993): A silicated and phosphated peraluminous hydrothermal alteration with associated rutile in the Upper Proterozoic of the Saghro (Anti-​Atlas, Morocco)​. Genesis and metallogenic consequences. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II: Mecanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Univers 316, 123-130.
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: Lecolle, Michel; Derre, Colette; Rjimati, Ech Cherki; Fonteilles, Michel; Azza, Addi; Benanni, Abdelhak (1993): A silicated and phosphated peraluminous hydrothermal alteration with associated rutile in the Upper Proterozoic of the Saghro (Anti-​Atlas, Morocco)​. Genesis and metallogenic consequences. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II: Mecanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Univers 316, 123-130.
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Lecolle, Michel; Derre, Colette; Rjimati, Ech Cherki; Fonteilles, Michel; Azza, Addi; Benanni, Abdelhak (1993): A silicated and phosphated peraluminous hydrothermal alteration with associated rutile in the Upper Proterozoic of the Saghro (Anti-​Atlas, Morocco)​. Genesis and metallogenic consequences. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II: Mecanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Univers 316, 123-130.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lecolle, Michel; Derre, Colette; Rjimati, Ech Cherki; Fonteilles, Michel; Azza, Addi; Benanni, Abdelhak (1993): A silicated and phosphated peraluminous hydrothermal alteration with associated rutile in the Upper Proterozoic of the Saghro (Anti-​Atlas, Morocco)​. Genesis and metallogenic consequences. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II: Mecanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Univers 316, 123-130.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lecolle, Michel; Derre, Colette; Rjimati, Ech Cherki; Fonteilles, Michel; Azza, Addi; Benanni, Abdelhak (1993): A silicated and phosphated peraluminous hydrothermal alteration with associated rutile in the Upper Proterozoic of the Saghro (Anti-​Atlas, Morocco)​. Genesis and metallogenic consequences. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II: Mecanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Univers 316, 123-130.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Lecolle, Michel; Derre, Colette; Rjimati, Ech Cherki; Fonteilles, Michel; Azza, Addi; Benanni, Abdelhak (1993): A silicated and phosphated peraluminous hydrothermal alteration with associated rutile in the Upper Proterozoic of the Saghro (Anti-​Atlas, Morocco)​. Genesis and metallogenic consequences. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II: Mecanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Univers 316, 123-130.
Svanbergite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Lecolle, Michel; Derre, Colette; Rjimati, Ech Cherki; Fonteilles, Michel; Azza, Addi; Benanni, Abdelhak (1993): A silicated and phosphated peraluminous hydrothermal alteration with associated rutile in the Upper Proterozoic of the Saghro (Anti-​Atlas, Morocco)​. Genesis and metallogenic consequences. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II: Mecanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Univers 316, 123-130.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Lecolle, Michel; Derre, Colette; Rjimati, Ech Cherki; Fonteilles, Michel; Azza, Addi; Benanni, Abdelhak (1993): A silicated and phosphated peraluminous hydrothermal alteration with associated rutile in the Upper Proterozoic of the Saghro (Anti-​Atlas, Morocco)​. Genesis and metallogenic consequences. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II: Mecanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Univers 316, 123-130.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Svanbergite8.BL.05SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Svanbergite43.4.1.6SrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
MgMagnesium
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
P SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
SSulfur
S SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
SrStrontium
Sr SvanbergiteSrAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6

References

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Lecolle, Michel; Derre, Colette; Rjimati, Ech Cherki; Fonteilles, Michel; Azza, Addi; Benanni, Abdelhak (1993): A silicated and phosphated peraluminous hydrothermal alteration with associated rutile in the Upper Proterozoic of the Saghro (Anti-​Atlas, Morocco)​. Genesis and metallogenic consequences. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie II: Mecanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de la Terre et de l'Univers 316, 123-130.


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