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Atud mine, Marsa Alam, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypti
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24° 55' 0'' North , 34° 49' 59'' East
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Marsa Alam10,000 (2014)17.2km


A gold property. Mesozonal gold deposit.

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34 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.; Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.; Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.; Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Mining Annual Review(1985):457.; Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.; A. El-Taher, K.-L. Kratz, A. Nossair, A.H. Azzam (2003) Determination of gold in two Egyptian gold ores using instrumental neutron activation analysis. Radiation Physics and Chemistry 68:751–755; Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
'Hornblende'
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.; Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.; Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.; A. El-Taher, K.-L. Kratz, A. Nossair, A.H. Azzam (2003) Determination of gold in two Egyptian gold ores using instrumental neutron activation analysis. Radiation Physics and Chemistry 68:751–755; Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Harraz, H. Z. (2002): Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35, 347-363; Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.; Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.
'Tremolite-Actinolite Series'
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Reference: Abdelnasser, A., Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59:15, 1845-1860.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Milky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Tremolite-Actinolite Series'-☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
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] 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
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
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.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
Quartz
var: Milky Quartz
-SiO2
'Tremolite-Actinolite Series'-☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O RutileTiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Quartz (var: Milky Quartz)SiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S MarcasiteFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S SulphurS8
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
ClChlorine
Cl Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite-Actinolite Series☐{Ca2}{Z5}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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Harraz, H. Z. (2002). Fluid inclusions in the mesozonal gold deposit at Atud mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 35(3), 347-363.
Abdelnasser, A. and Kumral, M. (2017) The nature of gold-bearing fluids in Atud gold deposit, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Geology Review, 59(15), 1845-1860.
El-Taher, A., Kratz, K.-L., Nossair, A., and Azzam, A.H. (2003) Determination of gold in two Egyptian gold ores using instrumental neutron activation analysis. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 68, 751–755.
Zoheir, B., Deshesh, F., Broman, C., Pitcairn, I., El-Metwally, A., and Mashaal, S. (2018) Granitoid-associated gold mineralization in Egypt: a case study from the Atalla mine. Mineralium Deposita, 53(5), 701-720.

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