|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||24° 58' 59'' North , 41° 36' 0'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||24.98333,41.60000|
|Köppen climate type:||BWh : Hot deserts climate|
Open-pit gold mine. Construction began in 2001 and mining commenced in 2002.
Operated by Maa'den Co.
Regions containing this locality
|Arabian Plate (Arabia Plate; Arab Plate)||Tectonic Plate|
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Gold|
Reference: Ahmed Madani, Hesham Harbi (2012): Spectroscopy of the mineralized tonalite–diorite intrusions, Bulghah gold mine area, Saudi Arabia: Effects of opaques and alteration products on Fieldspec data. Ore Geology Reviews, 44, 148-157.
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS|
|Metals, other than the Platinum Group|
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
|Paleoproterozoic - Archean|
1600 - 4000 Ma
|Archean-Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Precambrian (1600 - 4000 Ma)
Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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.