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Zelidja Mine (Zellidja Mine), Touissit-Bou Beker District, Jerada Province, L'oriental Region, Moroccoi
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Zelidja Mine (Zellidja Mine)Mine
Touissit-Bou Beker DistrictDistrict
Jerada ProvinceProvince
L'oriental RegionRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 28' 36'' North , 1° 44' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.47684,-1.73685
GeoHash:G#: eynu0kr60
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Oujda-Angad405,253 (2016)27.6km
Sebdou41,146 (2012)41.2km
Jerada43,696 (2016)43.0km


A mine located at Bou Beker.

Regions containing this locality

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

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Van King
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Van King
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Van King
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Van King
'Descloizite-Mottramite Series'
Reference: Van King
Dundasite
Formula: PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: Steve Rust Collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Van King
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Van King
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Van King
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Van King
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: M. Kampf.
Vanadinite var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Van King

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dundasite5.DB.10PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Descloizite-Mottramite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dundasite16b.2.1.1PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Descloizite-Mottramite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Vanadinite
var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
-Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
OOxygen
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
AlAluminium
Al DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
VVanadium
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb Vanadinite (var: Arsenatian Vanadinite)Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Mesozoic
66 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3185918
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Jurassic - Triassic
145 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3306780

Age: Mesozoic (145 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

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

Early Jurassic
174.1 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3134311
Early Jurassic undifferentiated

Age: Early Jurassic (174.1 - 201.3 Ma)

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]

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


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