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Um El Tuyor Mine (Umm Tuyur), Wadi Allaqi District, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
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Um El Tuyor Mine (Umm Tuyur)Mine
Wadi Allaqi DistrictDistrict
Eastern DesertDesert
Red SeaGovernorate
EgyptCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° 18' 8'' North , 34° 38' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 22.30250,34.63611
GeoHash:G#: sgbwuhj1r
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


A gold mine, abandoned around 1925.
Gold in quartz veins. Mine was intensely exploited in the early 20th century.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


27 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
'Biotite'
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
Dolomite var: Ferroan Dolomite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
'Monazite'
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Pyrite var: Arsenian Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
var: Arsenian Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
var: Ferroan Dolomite5.AB.10Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
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
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Dolomite
var: Ferroan Dolomite
-Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
var: Arsenian Pyrite
-FeS2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O RutileTiO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O CalciteCaCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S DigeniteCu9S5
S Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Dolomite (var: Ferroan Dolomite)Ca(Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Pyrite (var: Arsenian Pyrite)FeS2
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag SilverAg
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
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: 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]

Stenian - Ectasian
1000 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184727
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]

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Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. Ph.D. thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pp.
Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews, 34(3), 445-470.
Abdelnasser, A. and Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59(15), 1845-1860.

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