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Djebel Ightem, Bou Azzer district

Morocco
Simplified map of the Touissit-Bou Beker district

Touissit-Bou Beker District, Jerada Province, L'oriental Region, Morocco
Djebel Ightem, Bou Azzer district

Morocco
Simplified map of the Touissit-Bou Beker district

Touissit-Bou Beker District, Jerada Province, L'oriental Region, Morocco
Djebel Ightem, Bou Azzer district

Morocco
Simplified map of the Touissit-Bou Beker district

Touissit-Bou Beker District, Jerada Province, L'oriental Region, Morocco
Area:446,550 km2
Locality type:Country
Museums in region:


The country comprises four main mountain ranges, from south to north : Anti Atlas, High Atlas, Middle Atlas and Rif.

The 2015 administrative reform has reshaped the regions.
The number of regions changed from 16 to 12.
The names of the regions used in Mindat comply with the official decree 2-15-40 of Feb. 20., 2015.
Each region is divided into provinces and prefectures (same hierarchical level). There are 13 prefectures and 62 provinces. The names of prefectures and provinces have been made compliant with the 2015 decree.

An updated map of the region (with some typos in the names) is given in:
http://www.mindat.org/photo-788469.html


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

Aegirine-augite

Aenigmatite

Aerinite

Agardite-(Ce)

Agardite-(Y) (TL)

Ahrensite (TL)

Åkermanite

Akimotoite

Alabandite

Albite

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

'Allanite Group'

Allargentum

Alloclasite

Alluaudite

'Alluaudite-Na□'

Alunite

'Amphibole Supergroup'

'var: Uralite'

Analcime

Anatase

Ancylite-(Ce)

Andalusite

Andradite

var: Melanite

var: Stanniferous Andradite

var: Titanoan Andradite

Angarfite (TL)

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Annabergite

var: Cobaltoan Magnesian Annabergite

var: Magnesian Annabergite

'Annabergite-Erythrite Series'

Anorthite

Antigorite

'Apatite'

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

var: Plumboan Aragonite

Arfvedsonite

Argyrodite

Arhbarite (TL)

Arrojadite-(KFe)

Arsenic

Arseniosiderite

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

var: Danaite

Asbolane

Astrophyllite

Atacamite

Augite

var: Fassaite

Aurichalcite

Austinite

var: Cobaltoan Austinite

var: Cuprian Austinite

Autunite

Awaruite

Axinite-(Fe)

'Axinite Group'

Axinite-(Mn)

Azurite

Baddeleyite

Barbosalite

Bariopharmacosiderite

Baryte

Bayldonite

Bayleyite

Beaverite-(Cu)

Bederite

Bendadaite

Benyacarite

Beraunite

Beryl

β-Roselite

Beudantite

var: Cuprian Beudantite

'Bindheimite'

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bohdanowiczite

Bornite

Bouazzerite (TL)

Boulangerite

Brannerite

Braunite

'Braunite-II'

'Bravoite'

Britholite-(Ce)

Brochantite

Bromargyrite

Brookite

Brucite

Brugnatellite

Brushite

Burtite (TL)

Butlerite

Cabalzarite

Cacoxenite

'Calamine'

Calcite

var: Cobaltoan Calcite

var: Iceland Spar

var: Strontian Calcite

Caledonite

Cancrinite

Carminite

Carnotite

Carrollite

Cassiterite

Catapleiite

Cattierite

Celestine

Celsian

'Cerite'

Cerussite

'Chabazite'

Chabazite-Ca

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcostibite

'Chamosite-Clinochlore Series'

Chenmingite (TL)

Cheralite

Chlorapatite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chloritoid

'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Cinnabar

Claudetite

Clausthalite

'Clays'

Clinochlore

var: Ripidolite

Clinoclase

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinosafflorite

'Clinotyrolite'

Clinozoisite

Cobaltarthurite

Cobaltaustinite

var: Cuprian Cobaltaustinite

Cobaltite

Cobaltkoritnigite

Cobaltlotharmeyerite

var: Manganoan Cobaltlotharmeyerite

'Cobaltoan calcite-spherocobaltite'

Coesite

Collinsite

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copiapite

Copper

Coquimbite

Cordierite

Cornetite

Cornubite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

Covellite

Crednerite

Cristobalite

Cronstedtite

Cryptomelane

Cubanite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Cuprobismutite

Cuprosklodowskite

Cyanotrichite

Datolite

Daubréelite

Delhayelite

'Descloizite-Mottramite Series'

'Desert Rose'

Despujolsite (TL)

Devilline

Diamond

Diaspore

Dickite

Digenite

Diopside

Dioptase

Djurleite

Dmitryivanovite (TL)

Dolomite

var: Cobaltoan Dolomite

var: Ferroan Dolomite

var: Manganoan Dolomite

Dufrénite

Duftite

Dundasite

Dyscrasite

Elbaite

'Electrum'

Elpidite

Emplectite

Enargite

Enstatite

Epidote

Epsomite

Erythrite

Eudialyte

Eugenite

Fairfieldite

'Famatinite-Luzonite Series'

Fayalite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

Ferrilotharmeyerite

var: Cobaltoan Ferrilotharmeyerite

Ferrisicklerite (TL)

Ferroalluaudite

'Ferroalluaudite-NaNa'

Fluellite

Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorarrojadite-(BaFe) (TL)

Fluorite

Fornacite

Forsterite

Fraipontite

Francevillite

Freibergite

Frondelite

Galena

'Garnet Group'

'Garnierite'

Gaudefroyite (TL)

Geminite

Gersdorffite

'Glass'

Glaucodot

Glauconite

Godlevskite

Goethite

Gold

var: Palladian Gold

Gordonite

Götzenite

Graftonite

Graphite

Grossite

Grossular

var: Hibschite

'Grünlingite'

Guanacoite

Guérinite

'Gummite'

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Hafnon

Haidingerite

Hainite-(Y)

Halite

Halotrichite

Hausmannite

Haüyne

Heazlewoodite

Hedenbergite

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Henritermierite (TL)

Hercynite

Hessite

Heterogenite

Heterosite

'Heulandite'

Hexahydrite

Hibonite

Hiortdahlite

Hoganite

Hollandite

'Hornblende'

Hörnesite

Hureaulite

Hydromagnesite

Hydroniumjarosite

Hydroxylapatite

Hydrozincite

Idaite

Ilmenite

Imiterite (TL)

Irhtemite (TL)

Iridium

Iron

var: Kamacite

var: Martensite

Isomertieite

Jacobsite

Jacquesdietrichite (TL)

Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)

Jahnsite-(CaMnMg)

Jahnsite-(CaMnMn)

Jahnsite-(MnMnMn)

Jahnsite-(NaFeMg)

Janggunite

Jarosite

Jonassonite

Jordisite

'Joséite'

Jouravskite (TL)

Kaersutite

Kalsilite

Kaolinite

Karibibite

Kashinite

Keithconnite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kidwellite

Kieftite

Kirschsteinite

Köttigite

Kotulskite

Kryzhanovskite

Ktenasite

Kupletskite

Kuratite

Laitakarite

Lamprophyllite

Langite

Laurite

Lavendulan

Låvenite

Lazulite

Lechatelierite

Leucite

Leucophosphite

Leucoxene

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Lingunite

Linnaeite

Lipscombite

Litharge

Lithiophosphate

Lizardite

Löllingite

Lorenzenite

Luanheite

Ludlamite

Luzonite

Mackinawite

Maghrebite (TL)

Magnesiochromite

Magnesiozippeite

Magnetite

var: Nickeloan Magnetite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

Majorite

Malachite

Malayaite

Maldonite

'Manganese Oxides'

Manganite

'Manganoan Calcite'

Manganoneptunite

Mansfieldite

Marcasite

Marokite (TL)

'Maskelynite'

Massicot

Maucherite

Mcguinnessite

Melanterite

'Melilite Group'

Mélonjosephite (TL)

Merenskyite

Merrillite

Mertieite-I

Messelite

Metacinnabar

Metanováčekite

Metazeunerite

'Meteoritic Iron'

Microcline

Millerite

Mimetite

Minium

Mitridatite

Molybdenite

var: Rhenian Molybdenite

Molysite

'Monazite'

Montebrasite

Montgomeryite

Montmorillonite

Moorhouseite

Mottramite

Muscovite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Nadorite

Namuwite

Nantokite

Narsarsukite

'Native Amalgam'

Natrodufrénite

Natrolite

Neltnerite (TL)

Nepheline

Népouite

Nickelaustinite (TL)

Nickeline

Nickellotharmeyerite

Nickelskutterudite

Nickeltalmessite (TL)

Normandite

Nosean

'Nováčekite'

Nováčekite-I

Oldhamite

Olivenite

var: Cobaltoan Olivenite

var: Zincian Olivenite

Opal

Orpiment

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Osmium

Palladseite

Paraguanajuatite

Paralaurionite

Pararammelsbergite

Parasymplesite

var: Cobaltoan Parasymplesite

'Parisite'

Parnauite

Paulkerrite

Pearceite

Pecoraite

Pectolite

Pekoite

Pentlandite

Perovskite

Pharmacoalumite

Pharmacolite

Pharmacosiderite

'Phengite'

Phlogopite

Phosgenite

Phosphohedyphane

Phosphosiderite

Picropharmacolite

Piemontite

Pigeonite

'Pimelite'

Plumbogummite

Pollucite

Polybasite

Polybasite-Tac

Polylithionite

Posnjakite

Potassic-magnesio-fluoro-arfvedsonite

Powellite

Prehnite

Proustite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyroaurite

'Pyrochlore'

Pyrochlore Group

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrophanite

Pyrophyllite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Eisenkiesel

var: Ferruginous Quartz

var: Iris Quartz

var: Jasper

var: Milky Quartz

var: Prase

var: Quartzine

var: Rock Crystal

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Rammelsbergite

Realgar

Retgersite

Rhodonite

Ringwoodite

Rinkite-(Ce)

Rittmannite

Robertsite

Rockbridgeite

Rosasite

Roselite

'Roselite-Wendwilsonite Series'

Rosenbuschite

Rozenite

Rutile

Safflorite

Sainfeldite

'Salmonsite'

Sampleite

Sanidine

Sarmientite

Sauconite

'Scapolite'

Schachnerite

Scheelite

Schneiderhöhnite

Schorl

Schorlomite

Schreibersite

Schulenbergite

Scorodite

Scorzalite

Sengierite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Serpierite

Sicklerite

Siderite

'Silica'

Sillimanite

Silver

var: Kongsbergite

Skutterudite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

Smolyaninovite

Sodalite

Sperrylite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

var: Schalenblende

Spherocobaltite

Spinel

Spodumene

Stannite

Starkeyite

Staurolite

Stephanite

Sternbergite

Stevensite

var: Ghassoulite

Stewartite

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

Stichtite

'Stilbite'

Stilbite-Ca

Stishovite

Stöfflerite (TL)

Stokesite

'Strawberry Quartz'

Strengite

Stromeyerite

Strontianite

Sulphur

Svanbergite

Sylvite

Symplesite

Synchysite-(Ce)

Szaibélyite

Taenite

Takovite

Talc

Talmessite

var: Cobaltoan Talmessite

var: Nickeloan Talmessite

'Talmessite - β-Roselite Series'

Tavorite

Tellurobismuthite

Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tetra-auricupride

Tetrahedrite

Tetrataenite

Theisite

'Thénardite'

Thorite

Tissintite (TL)

Titanite

Todorokite

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tranquillityite

Tremolite

Triphylite

Troilite

Tuite

Turquoise

Ullmannite

Ulvöspinel

'UM1991-19-Se:AsCo'

Uranospinite

Uvarovite

Vaesite

Valleriite

Vanadinite

var: Arsenatian Vanadinite

Varlamoffite

Vestaite (TL)

Vesuvianite

Vinogradovite

Vishnevite

Vladimirite

Volynskite

'Wad'

Wakefieldite-(Ce)

Walentaite

Weilite

Wendwilsonite (TL)

'Whiteite'

Whitlockite

Wickmanite

Willemite

Witherite

Wittichenite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Wüstite

Xanthoconite

Yukonite

var: Chromian Yukonite

Zálesíite

Zeunerite

Zincroselite

Zinkenite

Zircon

Zunyite


522 valid minerals. 27 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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

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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

Localities in this Region
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Localities for Transported Material

The following localities have been recorded where minerals that have been transported from this locality/region have been found. This may include meteorite finds and glacial erratics, amongst others.


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References

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Jahn, S., Medenbach, O., Lyckberg, P., Lierl, H.J., Bode, R., and Brandstätter, G. (2003) Marokko - Land der schönen Mineralien und Fossilien. Bode Verlag, Haltern, Germany, 543 pp. (in German).

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