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Mueilha mine, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
Regional Level Types
Mueilha mineMine
Eastern DesertDesert
Red SeaGovernorate
EgyptCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 54' 29'' North , 33° 58' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 24.90833,33.96667
GeoHash:G#: su2jsymv8
Area:1.0 km2
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Tin mine.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: 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.; Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: 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.; Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: 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.; Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: 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.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: 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.; Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: 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.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: 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.; Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
'Mica Group'
Reference: 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.; Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: 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.; Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: 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.; Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: 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.; Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Ediacaran - Cryogenian
541 - 720 Ma



ID: 3306424

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 720 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary and volcaniclastic

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: 3185491
Mesoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: 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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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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