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Wadi Kariem, Central Eastern Desert, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
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Central Eastern DesertDesert
Eastern DesertDesert
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 58' 0'' North , 34° 1' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.96667,34.03333
GeoHash:G#: su85wrn6f
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate
Nearest Settlements:
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Al Quşayr24,653 (2018)28.8km


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African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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37 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
'Apatite'
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Becquerelite
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
'Biotite'
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
'Gummite'
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Ianthinite
Formula: U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Jordisite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Moluranite
Formula: H4U4+(UO2)3(MoO4)7 · 18H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
'Psilomelane'
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Schoepite
Formula: (UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Schröckingerite
Formula: NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Sklodowskite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Soddyite
Formula: (UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Uranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Zippeite
Formula: K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.
Zoisite
Formula: Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Reference: Hussein, H. A., & Bakhit, F. S. (1988). Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jordisite2.EA.30MoS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Becquerelite4.GB.10Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ianthinite4.GA.10U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Schoepite4.GA.05(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Schröckingerite5.EG.05NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Moluranite7.HA.15H4U4+(UO2)3(MoO4)7 · 18H2O
Uranopilite7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Zippeite7.EC.05K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kasolite9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sklodowskite9.AK.10Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Soddyite9.AK.05(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Zoisite9.BG.10Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Gummite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Jordisite2.12.11.1MoS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
AXO3·xH2O
Schoepite5.2.1.3(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
AX6O17·xH2O
Ianthinite5.6.1.1U4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
AX6O19·xH2O
Becquerelite5.7.1.2Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Schröckingerite17.1.5.1NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Uranopilite31.2.6.1(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Miscellaneous
Zippeite31.10.4.1K3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 49 - HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
Acid Hydrated Molybdates and Tungstates
Moluranite49.1.2.1H4U4+(UO2)3(MoO4)7 · 18H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
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 [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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
Sklodowskite53.3.1.3Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Soddyite53.3.3.1(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β53.3.1.9Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Gummite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Psilomelane'-
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H IanthiniteU4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
H KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MoluraniteH4U4+(UO2)3(MoO4)7 · 18H2O
H SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
H Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
H Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
H ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
H ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
OOxygen
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O IanthiniteU4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
O KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MoluraniteH4U4+(UO2)3(MoO4)7 · 18H2O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
O Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
O UraniniteUO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JordisiteMoS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
S ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca ZoisiteCa2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo JordisiteMoS2
Mo MoluraniteH4U4+(UO2)3(MoO4)7 · 18H2O
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
UUranium
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U BecquereliteCa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
U IanthiniteU4+(UO2)5O7 · 10H2O
U KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
U MoluraniteH4U4+(UO2)3(MoO4)7 · 18H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U SchröckingeriteNaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F · 10H2O
U SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
U Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
U Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
U ZippeiteK3(UO2)4(SO4)2O3(OH) · 3H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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]

Stenian - Ectasian
1000 - 1400 Ma



ID: 3184746
Mesoproterozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 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]

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

References

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Hussein, H.A. and Bakhit, F.S. (1988) Uranium-Bearing Alkaline Volcanics of North Wadi Kariem and Surroundings, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mining Geology, 38(207), 39-48.


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