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Samiuki Mine, Um Samiuki, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
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Samiuki MineMine
Um Samiuki- not defined -
Eastern DesertDesert
Red SeaGovernorate
EgyptCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 13' 58'' North , 34° 50' 3'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 24.23278,34.83444
GeoHash:G#: su2cbemwj
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


A copper mine. East and west deposits.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


37 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Richard de Nul collection
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Benleonardite
Formula: [Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Cervelleite
Formula: Ag4TeS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Richard de Nul collection
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Description: Worked by the ancient Egyptians and Romans
Reference: C. Lemanski collection (7941CL).; Richard de Nul collection; Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Mckinstryite
Formula: Ag5-xCu3+xS4
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist Feb. 1999; Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Ibrahim M. Shalaby, Eugen Stumpfl, Hassan M. Helmy, Mahmoud M. El Mahallawi and Omar A. Kamel (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita Volume 39, Numbers 5-6, 608-621

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Benleonardite2.LA.50[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Cervelleite2.BA.60Ag4TeS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Mckinstryite2.BA.40Ag5-xCu3+xS4
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tephroite9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Mckinstryite2.4.5.1Ag5-xCu3+xS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Benleonardite3.1.10.1[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Cervelleite-Ag4TeS
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S CovelliteCuS
S MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4
S CervelleiteAg4TeS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S DigeniteCu9S5
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BaryteBaSO4
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4
Ag CervelleiteAg4TeS
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
TeTellurium
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te CervelleiteAg4TeS
Te Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Neoproterozoic - Ectasian
541 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184605
Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate undivided volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Ediacaran - Cryogenian
541 - 720 Ma



ID: 3308532

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 720 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary and volcaniclastic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Helmy, H.M. (1999) The Um Samiuki volcanogenic Zn-Cu-Pb-Ag deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt: a possible new occurrence of cervelleite. Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 143-154.
Shalaby, Ibrahim M., Stumpfl, Eugen, Helmy, Hassan M., El Mahallawi, Mahmoud M., and Kamel, Omar A. (2004) Silver and silver-bearing minerals at the Um Samiuki volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita, 39(5-6), 608-621.


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