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Chromitite outcrops, Barramiya, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
Regional Level Types
Chromitite outcropsGroup of Outcrops
Barramiya- not defined -
Eastern DesertDesert
Red SeaGovernorate
EgyptCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 6' 33'' North , 33° 52' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.10944,33.88333
GeoHash:G#: su2ng5114
Locality type:Group of Outcrops
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


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African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
'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
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
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.
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.
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 72-84.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
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
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
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
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'-
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8

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 ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
OOxygen
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 SpinelMgAl2O4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
MgMagnesium
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 SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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 ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4

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

References

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Ahmed, A.H., Arai, S., and Attia, A.K. (2001) Petrological characteristics of podiform chromitites and associated peridotites of the Pan African Proterozoic ophiolite complexes of Egypt. Mineralium Deposita, 36, 72-84.


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