Libyan Desert Glass Area, Great Sand Sea, Western Desert, Egypt
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude:||28° North , 29° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~145km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Sahara Desert, North Africa|
The strewnfield of the impact glass called Libyan Desert Glass covers 6500 km² and lies between the Great Sand Sea near the Koufra Oasis in southwest Egypt and the N'Giffel-Khabir-Plateau (Gilf Kebir) close to the Egypt-Libyan border.
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8 valid minerals.
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Localities in this Region
- Western Desert
- Great Sand Sea
- Libyan Desert Glass Area
- Great Sand Sea
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- S. Tosson et al. (1974), Bull. Soc. Fr. Minéral. Cristallogr., 97, 27-39.