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Barramiya, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
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Eastern DesertDesert
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 3' 45'' North , 33° 47' 16'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.06273,33.78788
GeoHash:G#: su2n8fe8f
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


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African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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31 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: 6th orogenic lherzolite conference 2014 Morocco
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: 6th orogenic lherzolite conference 2014 Morocco
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Chromite var: Ferrichromite
Formula: Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Basem Zoheir and Bernd Lehmann (2011): Listvenite–lode association at the Barramiya gold mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Ore Geology Reviews 39, 101-115.
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Basem Zoheir and Bernd Lehmann (2011): Listvenite–lode association at the Barramiya gold mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Ore Geology Reviews 39, 101-115.
Gold
Formula: Au
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: A. El-Taher, K.-L. Kratz, A. Nossair, A.H. Azzam (2003) Determination of gold in two Egyptian gold ores using instrumental neutron activation analysis. Radiation Physics and Chemistry 68:751–755
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: C. Lemanski collection (7933CL).; 6th orogenic lherzolite conference 2014 Morocco
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Basem Zoheir and Bernd Lehmann (2011): Listvenite–lode association at the Barramiya gold mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Ore Geology Reviews 39, 101-115.
'Mariposite'
Formula: K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Basem Zoheir and Bernd Lehmann (2011): Listvenite–lode association at the Barramiya gold mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Ore Geology Reviews 39, 101-115.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
'Serpentine Subgroup var: Bastite'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Basem Zoheir and Bernd Lehmann (2011): Listvenite–lode association at the Barramiya gold mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Ore Geology Reviews 39, 101-115.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Basem Zoheir and Bernd Lehmann (2011): Listvenite–lode association at the Barramiya gold mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Ore Geology Reviews 39, 101-115.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
var: Ferrichromite4.BB.05Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Chromian Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'var: Bastite'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
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
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
Chromite
var: Ferrichromite
-Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
'Mariposite'-K(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'var: Bastite'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C GraphiteC
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Chromite (var: Ferrichromite)Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S GalenaPbS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Cr Chromite (var: Ferrichromite)Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Cr MaripositeK(Al,Cr)2(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe Chromite (var: Ferrichromite)Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn Serpentine Subgroup (var: Bastite)D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AuGold
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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Ediacaran - Cryogenian
541 - 720 Ma



ID: 3306424

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]

Stenian - Ectasian
1000 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3185491
Mesoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

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

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Abdel‐Karim, A.A.M. and El‐Shafei, S.A. (2018) Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.

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