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Wadi Hawashiya, Northeastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
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Wadi Hawashiya- not defined -
Northeastern DesertDesert
Red SeaGovernorate
EgyptCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 20' North , 32° 30' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 28.33333,32.50000
GeoHash:G#: stp15tcv8
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Pegmatites.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemical studies and uranium distribution on granitic: Pegmatitic rocks of Wadi Hawashiya, Ras Gharib District, north Eastern Desert, Egypt
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemical studies and uranium distribution on granitic: Pegmatitic rocks of Wadi Hawashiya, Ras Gharib District, north Eastern Desert, Egypt
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemical studies and uranium distribution on granitic: Pegmatitic rocks of Wadi Hawashiya, Ras Gharib District, north Eastern Desert, Egypt
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemical studies and uranium distribution on granitic: Pegmatitic rocks of Wadi Hawashiya, Ras Gharib District, north Eastern Desert, Egypt

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
UUranium
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3191712
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3306505

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic

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


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