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Mueilha mine, Eastern Desert, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 54' 29'' North , 33° 58' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 24.90833,33.96667
Area:1.0 km2
Other regions containing this locality:Sahara Desert, North Africa
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Tin mine.


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12 valid minerals.

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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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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 1383570
Neoproterozoic mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: This designation includes Precambrian iron-formation-bearing sedimentary and volcanic sequences, as well as mixed sedimentary and volcanic or volcaniclastic sequences.

Lithology: Mixed volcanic, volcaniclastic and sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

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Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
Mohamed, M. A. M. (2013). Evolution of mineralizing fluids of cassiterite–wolframite and fluorite deposits from Mueilha tin mine area, Eastern Desert of Egypt, evidence from fluid inclusion. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 6(3), 775-782.

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