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Um Guruf, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
Regional Level Types
Um Guruf- not defined -
Eastern DesertDesert
Red SeaGovernorate
EgyptCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 48' 0'' North , 34° 4' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 25.80000,34.08333
GeoHash:G#: su84z8dxz
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Al Quşayr24,653 (2018)39.0km


Bostonite dikes.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 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:

'Alkali Feldspar'
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
'Biotite'
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
Masuyite
Formula: Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
'Mica Group'
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
'Potash Feldspar'
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: B.H. Ali, M.G. El-Feky, M.A. Ali and E.K. Abu Zeid, (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 158-167.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Masuyite4.GB.35Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kasolite9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-
'Potash Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
AXO3·xH2O
Masuyite5.2.2.1Pb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
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
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Mica Group'-
'Potash Feldspar'-
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
H MasuyitePb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O HematiteFe2O3
O KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MasuyitePb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O UraniniteUO2
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
CaCalcium
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
PbLead
Pb KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Pb MasuyitePb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
UUranium
U KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
U MasuyitePb(UO2)3O3(OH)2 · 3H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UraniniteUO2
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

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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Ali, B.H., El-Feky, M.G., Ali, M.A., and Abu Zeid, E.K. (2008) Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Studies on the Mineralized Bostonite Dykes at UM Guruf Area, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1, 158-167.


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