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Aswan, Egypti
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AswanGovernorate
EgyptCountry

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Name in Egyptian Arabic:محافظة اسوان, مصر
Name in French:Gouvernorat d'Assouan, Égypte
Name in German:Gouvernement Aswan, Ägypten
Name in Italian:Governatorato di Assuan, Egitto
Name in Russian:Асуан, Египет
Name in Simplified Chinese:阿斯旺省, 埃及
Name in Spanish:Gobernación de Asuán, Egipto
Name in Arabic:محافظة أسوان, مصر
Name in Armenian:Ասուան, Եգիպտոս
Name in Belarusian:Асуан, Егіпет
Name in Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):Асуан, Эгіпет
Name in Bosnian:Asuan, Egipat
Name in Bulgarian:Асуан, Египет
Name in Catalan:Governació d'Assuan, Egipte
Name in Cebuano:Muḩāfaz̧at Aswān, Ehipto
Name in Czech:Asuán, Egypt
Name in Danish:Aswan, Egypten
Name in Dutch:Aswan, Egypte
Name in Esperanto:Provinco Asuano, Egiptio
Name in Estonian:Assuani kubernerkond, Egiptus
Name in Farsi/Persian:استان اسوان, مصر
Name in Finnish:Assuanin kuvernoraatti, Egypti
Name in Georgian:ასუანის მუჰაფაზა, ეგვიპტე
Name in Greek:Κυβερνείο Ασουάν, Αίγυπτος
Name in Hindi:असवान मुहाफ़ज़ाह, मिस्र
Name in Indonesian:Kegubernuran Aswan, Mesir
Name in Japanese:アスワン県, エジプト
Name in Korean:아스완 주, 이집트
Name in Lithuanian:Asuano muchafaza, Egiptas
Name in Norwegian:Aswan, Egypt
Name in Norwegian (Nynorsk):Aswan guvernement, Egypt
Name in Polish:Asuan, Egipt
Name in Portuguese:Assuão, Egito
Name in Romanian:Guvernoratul Aswan, Egipt
Name in Scots:Aswan Govrenorate, Egyp
Name in Serbian:Асуан, Египат
Name in South Azerbaijani:اسوان اوستانی, میصر
Name in Swahili:Mkoa wa Aswan, Misri
Name in Swedish:Assuan, Egypten
Name in Turkish:Asvan, Mısır
Name in Ukrainian:Асуан, Єгипет
Name in Urdu:محافظہ اسوان, مصر
Name in Vietnamese:Aswan, Ai Cập
Name in Waray:Aswan, Ehipto
Name in Western Punjabi:صوبہ اسوان, مصر
Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:Governorate
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Aswan241,261 (2015)
Idfū133,000 (2015)
Kawm Umbū59,787 (2012)
Abu Simbel5,000 (2016)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Assuan Governorate


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'Biotite'
Reference: H. A. Gilg (2012) Ancient Gems: Egyptian Amethyst in Amethyst: Uncommon Vintage (2012) No. 16 Lithographie. Denver pp22-25
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: H. A. Gilg (2012) Ancient Gems: Egyptian Amethyst in Amethyst: Uncommon Vintage (2012) No. 16 Lithographie. Denver pp22-25
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Carnelian
Reference: Harrell, J.A. and Bloxam, E.G. (2004) Stela Ridge Carnelian Mine, Nubian Desert. Fifty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt, Tucson, AZ. Program and Abstracts: 52.; Harrell, James A., Sidebotham, Steven E., Bagnall, Roger S., Marchand, Sylvie, Gates, Jennifer E., and Rivard, Jean-Louis (2006) The Ptolemaic to Early Roman Amethyst Quarry at Abu Diyeiba in Egypt’s Eastern Desert. Bulletin de l’Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale (BIFAO), 106, 127-162.; Gilg, H.A. (2012) Ancient Gems: Egyptian Amethyst. In: Amethyst: Uncommon Vintage. ExtraLapis No. 16 Lithographie Monograph. Denver, 22-25.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Harrell, James A., Sidebotham, Steven E., Bagnall, Roger S., Marchand, Sylvie, Gates, Jennifer E., and Rivard, Jean-Louis (2006) The Ptolemaic to Early Roman Amethyst Quarry at Abu Diyeiba in Egypt’s Eastern Desert. Bulletin de l’Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale (BIFAO), 106, 127-162.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Carnelian4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Carnelian-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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