Azurite from Toussit
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Touissit is a town in Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco. According to the 2004 census it has a population of 3429.
The Touissit-Bou Beker district is the most important Mississippi Valley-Type (MVT) mining district of Northern Africa. Touissit-Bou Beker is well-known among mineral collectors for fine specimens of Anglesite, cerussite, azurite, vanadinite and other minerals.
- ↑ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2013-01-05.
- ↑ S. Makhoukhi et al., 2000, Modelling of an MVT deposit: Touissit-Bou Beker district (eastern Morocco). Journal of Geochemical Exploration Volumes 69-70, June 2000, Pages 109-113. doi:10.1016/S0375-6742(00)00130-8
- ↑ Toussit district at Mindat.org
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Coordinates: 34°28′N 1°46′W / 34.467°N 1.767°W
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