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Marahiq, Wadi Allaqi District, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
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Marahiq- not defined -
Wadi Allaqi DistrictDistrict
Eastern DesertDesert
Red SeaGovernorate
EgyptCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° 30' North , 33° 28' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 22.50000,33.46667
GeoHash:G#: sezzcxcxv
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


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Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, Vol. 2 Issue 4, April 2015 pp 817-834

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
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 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S CovelliteCuS
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu

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: 3308532

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: 3185002
Mesoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1400 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary and 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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Zoheir, B., Emam, A., Pitcairn, I. K., Boskabadi, A., Lehaye, Y., and Cooper, M.J. (2018) Trace elements and isotope data of the Um Garayat gold deposit, Wadi Allaqi district, Egypt. Mineralium Deposita, 1-16.
Emam, A. (2015) Geochemical Zonal Distribution Of Gold And Associating Elements At Site (S. Ii), Marahiq Gold Mineralization, Wadi Allaqi District, Southern Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, 2(4) (April 2015), 817-834.


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