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Wadi-el-Tih, Cairo, Egypti
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 58' 0'' North , 31° 17' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 29.96670,31.30000
GeoHash:G#: stq62prbw
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Al Ḩawāmidīyah106,841 (2018)8.8km
Giza2,443,203 (2016)9.7km
Cairo7,734,614 (2015)11.7km
Abū Şīr200 (2012)12.3km
Ḩalwān230,000 (2012)13.9km


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Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: JV Szadeczky Cölestin vom Gebel El Ahmar in Aegypten Földtani Közlöni 1896, 26, 113-116 ung 161-165 deutsch ZS f Kryst 30, 183, 1898

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CelestineSrSO4
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3306575

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3188831
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone-siltstone

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]

Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 3162498
Jordan

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Szadeczky, J.V. (1896) Cölestin vom Gebel El Ahmar in Aegypten. Földtani Közlöni, 26, 113-116 and 161-165.
Zeitschrift für Kristallographie (1898) 30, 183.


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