Element Commodities

Moroccan Concessions Summary Sheet

Name - Tanouralt

Concession numbers - 2238174, 2238175

Concession size

  1. 4 km (North / South)
  2. 4 km (East / West)
  3. Total area = 2 x 16 sq km

 

Mineralisation

  1. Manganese
  2. Lead and Barite (minor)

 

Location

  1. in Google (Maps / Satellite / Earth)
  2. Topographical Map name - Taourirt (1:100,000)
  3. Coordinates for Concession No 2238174
    1. Lambert Maroc Nord (X) : (Y) =761604.50 : 425800.00 / 761604.50 : 421800.00 / 757604.50 : 421800.00 / 757604.50 : 425800.00
    2. Latitude (North) : Longitude (West) = 34.402383 : 2.554039 / 34.366328 : 2.555225 / 34.367304 : 2.598701 / 34.403359 : 2.597533
  4. Coordinates for Concession No 2238175
    1. Lambert Maroc Nord (X) : (Y) = 757704.50 : 426700.00 / 757704.50 : 422700.00 / 753704.50 : 422700.00 / 753704.50 : 426700.00
    2. Latitude (North) : Longitude (West) = 34.411447 : 2.596183 / 34.375393 : 2.597351 / 34.376353 : 2.640833 / 34.412408 : 2.639683

 

Reports provided by the ONHYM

  1. Geologie des gites et indices de manganese dans le Maroc oriental (pays des Horsts), Notes Serv geol Maroc t 27 no 198, 1966 Ch Bauchau, G Jouravsky, G Pouit, J-P Snoep
  2. SAGEM - Les Gisements de Manganese de la region de Taourirt-El Aioun (Maroc Oriental) , 1977 Abdellatif Belmezouar, ref 630032
  3. Notes + M Serv geol Maroc no 276 (1) Chapitre 3, p 122-124, Manganese, 1980, G. Pouit
  4. V/O Technoexport - Resultats de l'etude geologique et recommandation sur l'orientation des travaux de rechercheres sur les possibilities en Manganese du Maroc, 1977, r 5-18, V. Rakhmanov, V. Chenguelia
  5. Stratigraphie detaille et Mineralisation de la Serie Permo-Triasique de la mine de Manganese de Tanourat, 1959 G. Jourarsky
  6. Notes sur les Gites de Manganese du Maroc N.E., 1960 B.R.P.M

 

Current Status of area

 

Reconnaisance

  1. Date visited - 29th October 2011 Paul Barty, Gerry Vega and Zardane Abdul Aziz
  2. Ranking - [10 /30]
    1. Open-pit potential (3 / 10)
    2. Mineralisation (3 / 10)
    3. Road Access (4 / 10)

 

Future Work Planned

  1. Ground truthing data seen in ONHYM reports
  2. Field mapping to search for extentions to mineralisation
  3. Assessing geological model

 

ONHYM summary of Manganese potential (2011)

 

ONHYM summary of Manganese resource and grade

  1. Manganese : 48%
  2. Silica : 2.75%
  3. Historical resource - 28,000 tonnes

 

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