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Hafafit, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 48' North , 34° 30' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 24.80000,34.50000
GeoHash:G#: su2t14dnk
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate
Nearest Settlements:
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Marsa Alam10,000 (2014)49.0km


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African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253; Journal of African Earth Sciences Volume 58, Issue 2, September 2010, Pages 305–320
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Mona Kabesh, Asran M. Asran and Ezzat Abdel Rahman (2012) Mineral chemistry of banded migmatites from Hafafit and Feiran areas, Egypt. Arabian Journal of Geosciences 1866-7511:1-13; M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: M. S. Amin and M. S. Afia (1954) Anthophyllite-vermiculite deposit of Hafafit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 49:317-327; Journal of African Earth Sciences Volume 58, Issue 2, September 2010, Pages 305–320
'Apatite'
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
'Asbestos'
Reference: Journal of African Earth Sciences Volume 58, Issue 2, September 2010, Pages 305–320
'Biotite'
Reference: Mona Kabesh, Asran M. Asran and Ezzat Abdel Rahman (2012) Mineral chemistry of banded migmatites from Hafafit and Feiran areas, Egypt. Arabian Journal of Geosciences 1866-7511:1-13; M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Harraz, H. Z.; Hamdy, M. M. 2010. Interstratified vermiculite-mica in the gneiss-metapelite-serpentinite rocks at Hafafit area, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt: From metasomatism to weathering. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Volume 58, Issue 2, p. 305-320.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
Corrensite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Reference: Harraz, H. Z.; Hamdy, M. M. 2010. Interstratified vermiculite-mica in the gneiss-metapelite-serpentinite rocks at Hafafit area, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt: From metasomatism to weathering. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Volume 58, Issue 2, p. 305-320.
Ferro-tschermakite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mona Kabesh, Asran M. Asran and Ezzat Abdel Rahman (2012) Mineral chemistry of banded migmatites from Hafafit and Feiran areas, Egypt. Arabian Journal of Geosciences 1866-7511:1-13
Hydrobiotite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Harraz, H. Z.; Hamdy, M. M. 2010. Interstratified vermiculite-mica in the gneiss-metapelite-serpentinite rocks at Hafafit area, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt: From metasomatism to weathering. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Volume 58, Issue 2, p. 305-320.
'Hydrophlogopite'
Reference: Harraz, H. Z.; Hamdy, M. M. 2010. Interstratified vermiculite-mica in the gneiss-metapelite-serpentinite rocks at Hafafit area, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt: From metasomatism to weathering. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Volume 58, Issue 2, p. 305-320.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Martins da Pedra collection
'K Feldspar'
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mona Kabesh, Asran M. Asran and Ezzat Abdel Rahman (2012) Mineral chemistry of banded migmatites from Hafafit and Feiran areas, Egypt. Arabian Journal of Geosciences 1866-7511:1-13; M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Journal of African Earth Sciences Volume 58, Issue 2, September 2010, Pages 305–320
Riebeckite
Formula: ◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: M. S. Amin and M. S. Afia (1954) Anthophyllite-vermiculite deposit of Hafafit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 49:317-327
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Harraz, H. Z.; Hamdy, M. M. 2010. Interstratified vermiculite-mica in the gneiss-metapelite-serpentinite rocks at Hafafit area, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt: From metasomatism to weathering. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Volume 58, Issue 2, p. 305-320.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Journal of African Earth Sciences Volume 58, Issue 2, September 2010, Pages 305–320
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253; Journal of African Earth Sciences Volume 58, Issue 2, September 2010, Pages 305–320
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Reference: M. S. Amin and M. S. Afia (1954) Anthophyllite-vermiculite deposit of Hafafit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 49:317-327; Journal of African Earth Sciences Volume 58, Issue 2, September 2010, Pages 305–320
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: M. Hassaan, A. El-Mezayen, Mervat S. Hassan, T. Ramadan and H. El-Desoky (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1): 229-253

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Anthophyllite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Corrensite9.EC.60(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Ferro-tschermakite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Hydrobiotite9.EC.60K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Riebeckite9.DE.25◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-
'Asbestos'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hydrophlogopite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Anthophyllite66.1.2.1☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Hydrobiotite71.2.2d.1K(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Corrensite71.4.2.5(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-
'Asbestos'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Ferro-tschermakite-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Hydrophlogopite'-
'K Feldspar'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Riebeckite-◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Ferro-tschermakite☐{Ca2}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Ferro-tschermakite☐{Ca2}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
NaSodium
Na Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Mg Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Ferro-tschermakite☐{Ca2}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Ferro-tschermakite☐{Ca2}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
K Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Ferro-tschermakite☐{Ca2}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Fe Ferro-tschermakite☐{Ca2}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe HydrobiotiteK(Mg,Fe2+)6((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)4 · nH2O
Fe Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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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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]

Neoproterozoic - Ectasian
541 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184605
Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate undivided volcanic 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]

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Hassaan, M.M., El-Mezayen, A., Mervat, B., Ramadan, T., El-Desoky, H., and Hassaan, M.M. (2009) On the Metamorphism of Hafafit Sillimanite-bearing Pelitic Schists, Nubian Shield: Geochemical and Mineralogical Contributions. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(1), 229-253.

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