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Pyroaurite from
Ightem Mine (Irhtem Mine), Ightem, Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Pyroaurite
Formula:Mg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Comments:May also include the former sjögrenite (now pyroaurite-2H)
Habit:thick hexagonal platy xls up to 3 mm
Colour:orange, yellow
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyroaurite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ightem Mine (Irhtem Mine), Ightem, Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco
Nearest other occurrences of Pyroaurite
73.3km (45.5 miles) Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco
 
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