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Um Desi, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
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Um Desi- not defined -
Eastern DesertDesert
Red SeaGovernorate
EgyptCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 26° North , 33° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~491km


Sub-economic rare-metal pegmatite occurrence.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Küster, D. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 68-86.
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Küster, D. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 68-86.
Ixiolite
Formula: (Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Reference: Küster, D. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 68-86.
'Tapiolite'
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Küster, D. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 68-86.
Wodginite
Formula: Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Reference: Küster, D. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 68-86.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Ixiolite4.DB.25(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Wodginite4.DB.40Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Ixiolite8.1.10.1(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Wodginite8.1.8.1Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
O WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
MnManganese
Mn Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mn Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Mn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
FeIron
Fe Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
NbNiobium
Nb Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Nb Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
TaTantalum
Ta Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Ta WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8

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Küster, D. (2009) Granitoid-hosted Ta mineralization in the Arabian-Nubian Shield: Ore deposit types, tectono-metallogenetic setting and petrogenetic framework. Ore Geology Reviews, 35, 68-86.


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