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Ras Gemsa, Al Bahr al Ahmar, Eastern Desert, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

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Detailed Mineral List:
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Schnellmann, G.A. (1959) Formation of sulfur by reduction of anhydrite at Ras Gemsa, Egypt. Economic Geology: 54(5)(August, 1959): 889-894.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Eucrystalline rosettes
Reference: Schnellmann, G.A. (1959) Formation of sulfur by reduction of anhydrite at Ras Gemsa, Egypt. Economic Geology: 54(5)(August, 1959): 889-894.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Youssef, E.L. & Sayed, A.A. (1988) Journal of the Japan Association of Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists, 83, 296-307.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Youssef, E.L. & Sayed, A.A. (1988) Journal of the Japan Association of Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists, 83, 296-307.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Description: Occurs in cavities in anhydritic dolomite.
Reference: Youssef, E.L. & Sayed, A.A. (1988) Journal of the Japan Association of Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists, 83, 296-307.


5 entries listed. 5 valid minerals.

References

- Schnellmann, G.A. (1959) Formation of sulfur by reduction of anhydrite at Ras Gemsa, Egypt. Economic Geology: 54(5)(August, 1959): 889-894.
- Youssef, E.L. & Sayed, A.A. (1988) Journal of the Japan Association of Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists, 83, 296-307.
- Youssef, E.L. & Sayed, A. A. (1989) Geology and genesis of sulfur deposits at Ras Gemsa area, Red Sea coast, Egypt. Geology: 17(9): 797.

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