M'Haoudat is a small surface mine in the Tiris Zemmour District of northern Mauritania. The mine is owned and operated by the majority state owned mining company SNIM. The deposit is located 55 kilometres north of Zourete and is part of the Tiris Archaean group. Mining takes place in one large pit with a current head grade of 54.0% Fe. The ore is crushed and screened on site then transported along the 700 kilometre rail line to Port Nouadhibou.