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South Wadi Khuda, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
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South Wadi Khuda- not defined -
Eastern DesertDesert
Red SeaGovernorate
EgyptCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 42' 6'' North , 35° 25' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 23.70167,35.42472
GeoHash:G#: su1ny4g2p
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Granitic pegmatites.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Raslan, Mohamed F.; Ali, Mohamed A.; El-Feky, Mohamed G. (2010) Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; Vol. 29 Issue 4, p343
'Apatite'
Reference: Raslan, Mohamed F.; Ali, Mohamed A.; El-Feky, Mohamed G. (2010) Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; Vol. 29 Issue 4, p343
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Raslan, Mohamed F.; Ali, Mohamed A.; El-Feky, Mohamed G. (2010) Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; Vol. 29 Issue 4, p343
'Biotite'
Reference: Raslan, Mohamed F.; Ali, Mohamed A.; El-Feky, Mohamed G. (2010) Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; Vol. 29 Issue 4, p343
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Raslan, Mohamed F.; Ali, Mohamed A.; El-Feky, Mohamed G. (2010) Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; Vol. 29 Issue 4, p343
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Reference: Raslan, Mohamed F.; Ali, Mohamed A.; El-Feky, Mohamed G. (2010) Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; Vol. 29 Issue 4, p343
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Raslan, Mohamed F.; Ali, Mohamed A.; El-Feky, Mohamed G. (2010) Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; Vol. 29 Issue 4, p343
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Raslan, Mohamed F.; Ali, Mohamed A.; El-Feky, Mohamed G. (2010) Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; Vol. 29 Issue 4, p343
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Raslan, Mohamed F.; Ali, Mohamed A.; El-Feky, Mohamed G. (2010) Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; Vol. 29 Issue 4, p343
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Raslan, Mohamed F.; Ali, Mohamed A.; El-Feky, Mohamed G. (2010) Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; Vol. 29 Issue 4, p343
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Raslan, Mohamed F.; Ali, Mohamed A.; El-Feky, Mohamed G. (2010) Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry; Vol. 29 Issue 4, p343

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kasolite9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Kasolite53.3.1.1Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
PbLead
Pb KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
UUranium
U KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O

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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Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3307428

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic

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: 3184717
Mesoproterozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic and 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

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