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Fluorite from Sahara Desert, North Africa

  • Tamanghasset Province
    • Tazrouk District
      • Idlès
Fabre, J. (1976). Introduction à la géologie du Sahara algérien et des régions voisines: La couverture phanérozoïque (Vol. 1). SNED. Lelubre, M. (1952). Recherches sur la géologie de l'Ahaggar central et occidental: Sahara central. Bulletin du Service de la Carte Geologique de l'Algerie, Ser. 2, 22. Remy, J.-M. 1967. Etude geologique et volcanologique du sud-est de l'Amadror en Ahaggar (Sahara Central). Sciences de la Tierre, Memoires, 10. Nancy.
  • Red Sea Governorate
Mohamed, A. (2013). Mineral chemistry and genesis of Zr, Th, U, Nb, Pb, P, Ce and F enriched peralkaline granites of El-Sibai shear zone, central Eastern Desert, Egypt.
    • Gabel El-Missikat
JKAU: Earth Sci., Vol. 19, pp: 85-97 (2008 A.D. / 1429 A.H.)
Helmy, H. M., & Kaindl, R. Mineralogy and fluid inclusion study of the molybdenum-uranium-fluorite deposit, Gebel Gattar area, Eastern Desert, Egypt.
Raslan, M. F., El-Shall, H. E., Omar, S. A., & Daher, A. M. (2010). Mineralogy of polymetallic mineralized pegmatite of Ras Baroud granite, Central Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of mineralogical and petrological sciences, 105(3), 123-134.
ABDEL-RAHMAN, A. F. (1987). Crystallization of amphiboles in the plutonic complexes of northeastern Egypt: implications for magma evolution. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie. Abhandlungen, 157(3), 319-335. Abdel-Rahman, A. F. M., & Doig, R. (1987). The Rb-Sr geochronological evolution of the Ras Gharib segment of the northern Nubian Shield. Journal of the Geological Society, 144(4), 577-586. Abdel-Rahman, A. F. M., & Martin, R. F. (1990). The Mount Gharib A-type granite, Nubian Shield: petrogenesis and role of metasomatism at the source. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 104(2), 173-183. Stern, R. J., & Hedge, C. E. (1985). Geochronologic and isotopic constraints on late Precambrian crustal evolution in the Eastern Desert of Egypt. American Journal of Science, 285(2), 97-127.
Anwar, Y. M., & El-Dahhar, M. A. (1981). Composition of trace mineral inclusions in cassiterite of greisens and greisenized rocks at Homr Akarem area Eastern Desert, Egypt. Geologische Rundschau, 70(3), 1001-1011.
Mohamed, M. A. M. (2013). Evolution of mineralizing fluids of cassiterite–wolframite and fluorite deposits from Mueilha tin mine area, Eastern Desert of Egypt, evidence from fluid inclusion. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 6(3), 775-782.; Soliman, M. M. (1984). Ore element distribution in the Mueilha tin mine area, Southeastern Desert, Egypt. J Univ Kuwat (Sci), 11, 97-112.
    • Northeastern Desert
Shalaby, M., Osman, A., Ali, M., Ahamed, F., & Ali, B. (2002). Radioactive Mineralization in Pegmatites, of Dara-Um Swassi, Area North Eastern Desert, Egypt. Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Earth Sciences, 50(1), 51-66.
[var. Yttrofluorite] Gehad M. Saleh (2007) Rare-Metal Pegmatites from the Southeastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis. International Geology Review Vol. 49:824-843.
    • Sikait-Zabara region
Yehia H. Dawood (2011) Mineral Chemistry and Genesis of Uranyl Minerals Associated with Psammitic Gneisses, Abu Rusheid Area, South Eastern Desert of Egypt. JKAU: Earth Sci., Vol. 21, No. 1, pp: 137-169
      • Emerald mines (incl. Gebel Zabara; Wadi Abu Rusheid; Wadi Gimal; Wadi Sikait; Wadi Umm Debaa; Wadi Umm Kabu)
Ibrahim, M. E., Saleh, G. M., Dawood, N. A., & Aly, G. M. (2013). Ocellar lamprophyre dyke bearing mineralization, Wadi Nugrus, Eastern Desert, Egypt: Geology, mineralogy and geochemical implications. Journal of Geology and Mining Research, 2(4), 74-86.
Abd El-Naby, H.H. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 436-446.
Hamdy H. Abd El-Naby (2009): High and low temperature alteration of uranium and thorium minerals, Um Ara granites, south Eastern Desert, Egypt. Ore Geology Reviews 35, 436-446.
El Ramly, M. F., HUSSEIN, A. A., & Francis, M. H. (1982). The ring complex of Wadi Dib―North Eastern desert, Egypte. Annals of the Geological Survey of Egypt, 12, 77-82. Frisch, W. (1982). The Wadi Dib ring complex, Nubian Desert (Egypt) and its importance for the upper limit of the Pan-African orogeny. PreR, 16(4), A20-A20. Sabet, A.H., Maksoud, M.A.A. & Nabrovenkov, U.S. 1977. Geological setting and petrography of Wadi Dib ring intrusion, Northern Eastern Desert, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Geology, 21, 91-102. Serencsits, C. M., CM, S., KA, F., & El Ramly, M. F. (1979). Alkaline ring complexes in Egypt: their ages and relationship to tectonic development of the Red Sea. Annals of the Geological Survey of Egypt, 9, 102-116.
Raslan, M. F., Ali, M. A., & El-Feky, M. G. (2010). Mineralogy and radioactivity of pegmatites from South Wadi Khuda area, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry, 29(4), 343-354.
  • Kidal Region
    • Tessalit Cercle
Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-189.
  • Adrar Region
    • Atar
      • El Gleitat
Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
  • Tiris Zemmour Region
    • Aguelt El Habib Ould Brahim
Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
    • Bir Moghrein
Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
  • Trarza Region
Berger, V.I., Singer, D.A., and Orris, G.J. (2009): Carbonatites of the World. Explored Deposits of Nb and REE - Database and Grade and Tonnage Models. USGS Open-File Report 09-1139
  • Agadez
    • Aïr Mountains
Sylvain Leroux
      • South Aïr
J. Fabriès and G. Rocci, Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral. Cristallo., 1965, LXXXVIII, 319-340
  • Red Sea
    • Red Sea Hills
Yassin, A. A., Khalil, F. A., & El Shafie, A. G. (1984). Explanatory Note to the Geological Map at the Scale of 1: 2,000,000 of the Democratic Republic of the Sudan. The Democratic Republic of the Sudan Ministry of Energy and Mining, Geological & Mineral Resources Department. Bulletin, (35), 1-63.
  • Al-Djedidi
Mining Annual Review:1985:462.
  • Fedj-el-Adoum
G. Brandstetter collection; Service Geologique de Tunesie label and specimen
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