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Akjoujt Mine (Guelb Moghrein Mine), Akjoujt (Akjout; Fort Repoux), Inchiri Region, Mauritania

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° 45' North , 14° 23' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 19.75000,-14.38333
Other regions containing this locality:Northwest Africa
Sahara Desert


A Cu-Co-Au-Fe-oxide mine property started in 1970 and closed in 1978. Possibly restarted 1987.

Scheduled to produce 105,000 tons/yr concentrate at 25% copper after 1985. Owned by Soc. Arabe des Mines d'Inchiri.

Mineral List


26 valid minerals.

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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Precambrian
541 - 4000 Ma
Precambrian mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)

Comments: This designation includes Precambrian iron-formation-bearing sedimentary and volcanic sequences, as well as mixed sedimentary and volcanic or volcaniclastic sequences.

Lithology: Mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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



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References

- Mining Annual Review (1985): 56, 461.

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